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In this episode, Merethe Roos and Henrik Edgren, two of the editors of Exploring Textbooks and Cultural Change in Nordic Education 1536–2020 talk about delving deep into the centuries-old history of the education systems in the Nordic countries through their school textbooks, right from the era of the Reformation in the 16th century and through the subsequent educational acts that shaped the systems in each country.
In the second episode of our series 'Across the Rainbow', we speak with Dr. Ann Towns and Dr. Katarzyna Jezierska.
In this episode, Dr. Sharon Hecker, art historian, curator and editor of the recently published Finding Lost Wax: The Disappearance and Recovery of an Ancient Casting Technique and the Experiments of Medardo Rosso, talks about how this sculptor took an age-old lost wax technique and remodeled it in radical ways and how his work and life are a reflection of art and artists in 19th century Italy and Paris.
In the second episode of our short series In Chains, we speak with Dr. Alexis Jonathan Martig, Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta, Instructor at MacEwan University, and author of the article “Slaving Zones, Contemporary Slavery and Citizenship: Reflections from the Brazilian Case”.