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In this new episode, Anthony John Spalinger, Emeritus Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Auckland, paints a captivating picture of the pharaoh court, based on his work.
In this guest post, Eleonora Cattafi talks about the value of academic contributions to sites for the broader public like Wikipedia.
In this interview, Patrick Cockburn talks to Peter O’Connor about Claud Cockburn’s upbringing in China, Korea and central Europe, about the circumstances prompting the publication of The Week, and, most tellingly, on the resistance put up by political and media elites, in particular the ‘Cliveden Set,’ to Claud Cockburn’s astonishingly well-informed upstart newsletter.
In the third episode of our new themed series 'Survival by Degrees', Prof. Nilufer Oral takes a closer look at the place of gender in relation to climate change and oceans, in the context of her work Climate Change, Oceans and Gender.
To continue with our interviews celebrating the Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān Online, we sat down with Associate Editors Suleyman Dost (University of Toronto) and Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University) to discuss their role in the Encyclopaedia and the new directions it will take.
In this podcast produced by New Books Network, Mark Somos and Anne Peters discuss their book The State of Nature: Histories of an Idea
Peter Csendes und Ferdinand Opll geben einen Einblick in die mittelalterliche Stadtgeschichte von Wien. Unterschiedliche Zugänge helfen zu verstehen, wie Wien zu der Stadt wurde, die wir heute kennen.
Zum Abschluss ihres C.O.R.O.N.A.-Selbstcoachings zieht eine Christa H. Herold eine persönliche Bilanz der Pandemie und der durch sie gegebenen Denkanstöße zu Veränderung und Perspektivwechsel. Ihr Fazit: Auf geht’s!
In this second episode of our new themed series Survival by Degrees, Andreas Hösli answers questions in the context of his article “Milieudefensie v. Shell: A Tipping Point in Climate Change Litigation against Corporations?”.
Tim Bodt, author of Grammar of Duhumbi (Chugpa) talks about his work in Tibet and Bhutan, the immense kindness of the people he has worked with and the importance of immersive fieldwork when studying languages.