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Commedia Dell’ Arte and the Mediterranean: Charting Journeys and Mapping ‘Others’
The Center for Ideas and Society presents a book talk with Erith Jaffe-Berg, Chair & Associate Professor of the Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production and Co-Director of Peace and Conflict Studies.
‘Much has been written about commedia dell’arte travel, but not […]Find out more
The Murder of King James I
The Center for Ideas and Society presents a book talk with Thomas Cogswell, Professor of the History Department. A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics […]Find out more
Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958
The Center for Ideas & Soceity presents a book talk with Kiril Tomoff, Professor of History. In the 1940s and 1950s, Soviet musicians and ensembles were acclaimed across the globe. They toured the world, wowing critics and audiences, projecting an image of […]Find out more
Piotr S Górecki
The Text and the World
The Center for Ideas and Society presents a book talk with Piotr S Górecki, Professor of History.
Professor Górecki’s new book, The Text and the World (Oxford U.P., 2015), is a study of an exceptionally interesting primary source—the history of the Cistercian monastery at Henryków in Silesia, produced in 1268 […]Find out more
The Colonial Origins of Ethnic Violence in India
The Center for Ideas and Society presents a book talk with Ajay Verghese, Assistant Professor of the Political Science Department. “The neighboring north Indian districts of Jaipur and Ajmer are identical in language, geography, and religious and caste demography. But, when the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya was […]Find out more