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”.
In the first episode of our short series called 'In Chains', we speak with Dr. Raphaël Lambert, Professor at the Department of British and American Cultural Studies, Kansai University, Kyoto. Prof. Lambert is the author of the Brill book Narrating the Slave Trade: Theorizing Community.
Dr. Klaus Mainzer, Co-founder and Senior Professor at the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center of the University of Tübingen and President of European Academy of Sciences and Arts in Salzburg, talks about his book Leben als Maschine: Wie entschlüsseln wir den Corona-Kode? published by Brill | mentis.
In this episode, Dr. Weishut assesses the vast cultural differences that he observed through this close friendship, which he describes as a ‘life-changing experience’, from the perspective of the psychologist Hofstede’s cultural dimensions.
In this podcast, Dr. Mirella Klomp, of the Protestant Theological University, the Netherlands, discusses her book Playing On: Re-staging the Passion after the Death of God,, published by Brill, and talks about how the Passion has seeped out from the liturgy to the wider cultural domain, why its story remains so popular today, whether depicting Christ in conjunction with popular music and pursuits is disrespectful, and whose story the Passion really is.
In this latest podcast episode, Dr. Diana Lange of Humboldt University, Germany, opens her book An Atlas of the Himalayas by a 19th Century Tibetan Lama: A Journey of Discovery published in Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library.