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A sweeping survey. Skillfully interweaving economic, environmental, and social history, this impressive chronicle offers an eye-opening perspective on a period of dramatic change. @PublishersWkly on New Rome by Paul Stephenson. publishersweekly.com/978-0-6…
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Did you know that červánky in Czech is a poetic word used to refer to red clouds around sunset and mlsač is used for someone who snacks on sweet goodies? We spoke to authors & colleagues to find out what other words out there have no English translation. harvardpress.typepad.com/hup…
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The new film, Passing, explores a gray area that some Americans have faced when navigating questions of self-identity & social acceptance. @CBSSunday spoke with A Chosen Exile author, @allysonvhobbs, about the history of this complex subject. bing.com/videos/search?q=cbs…
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A new film, "Passing," explores a gray area that some biracial or multiracial Americans have faced when navigating questions of self-identity and social acceptance, in a society where perception is often skin-deep cbsn.ws/3Gh2svf
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We're delighted to invite you to the next #SSEES Study of Central Europe Seminar with @ChadCBryant, Associate Prof at @UNChistory. Dr Bryant will talk about his recent book 'Prague: Belonging in the Modern City.' 📆 4 November at 5pm GMT Register here: buff.ly/30GJ6zo
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On Thurs. (10/28) 4pm, join this year’s Kenshur Prize award recipient, Vincent Brown, for a symposium on his book, Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War (@Harvard_Press). Learn more about the novel: hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?… and register at: iu.zoom.us/meeting/register/…!
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Join my co-author @nicolas_lamp this week discussing Six Faces of Globalization at the @oxfordPIL Oxford PIL Discussion Group. 28 Oct 2021, 12:45PM to 2:00PM @ANURegNet @HarvardUPLondon @Harvard_Press law.ox.ac.uk/events/book-lau…
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"This isn’t about whether masks work. They do. But as with all control measures, there is a time and place for them. We shouldn’t extend controls beyond what’s necessary," according to @j_g_allen, coauthor of Healthy Buildings. @washingtonpost washingtonpost.com/opinions/…
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Monday at 7pm et: @HarvardBooks presents Daniel Carpenter, in conversation with Jennifer Hochschild about his book, Democracy by Petition: Popular Politics in Transformation, 1790–1870. Details: harvard.com/event/virtual_ev…
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"Impeccably researched and skilfully argued, these three books offer fresh insights that will spark conversation and debate amongst historians and non-specialists alike", this year's @CundillPrize finalists have been revealed! bit.ly/3C6Jvcj
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‘Philosophy estranges us from the familiar’: this morning’s castaway - philosopher and teacher Michael Sandel. #desertislanddiscs at 11am on @BBCRadio4 🏝bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0010wl…
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"I think the challenge here is that we have to be careful, that if we don't set firm deadlines, it's easy to see how we can sleepwalk into indefinite masking," says @j_g_allen as some school districts consider rolling back mask mandates.
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Here are 4 things we should do to prioritize the health of children: 1⃣ Mandate vaccines for all adults in schools 2⃣ Host at-school vax clinics in every school 3⃣ Expand use of rapid antigen tests 4⃣ Improve ventilation and filtration Details in thread washingtonpost.com/opinions/…
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TODAY Sun 10/24 EDT 3PM Bruce A. Ragsdale discusses "Washington at the Plow" with Cynthia Kierner 5PM @ChrisLynnHedges discusses "Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison" with Boris Franklin @PoliticsProse washingtonpost.com/entertain…
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The seventh title in our Book Prize shortlist is Sianne Ngai, THEORY OF THE GIMMICK: AESTHETIC JUDGMENT AND CAPITALIST FORM (Harvard University Press, 2020). #ASAP12
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