Tag: History

American Developmental Thought in Turkey During the Cold War

A talk with Begüm Adalet. This talk proposes that we consider modernization theory as a transnational practice, one that was not simply developed by American intellectuals, but was instead produced through specific and often uncertain encounters across multiple sites of...

/ February 9, 2017

Romancing the Truth: Vernacular History and the Origin of Fiction

SIMON GAUNT, Professor of French Language and Literature at King’s College London, is a leading figure in French Studies internationally, and particularly well known for his work on medieval literature in French and Occitan. His most recent publications include Marco...

/ November 22, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 18, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 16, 2016

The Man Who Stole Himself

The island nation of Iceland is known for many things—majestic landscapes, volcanic eruptions, distinctive seafood—but racial diversity is not one of them. So the little-known story of Hans Jonathan, a free black man who lived and raised a family in...

/ November 15, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 11, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 9, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 4, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 2, 2016

Famine Folios

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century...

/ October 28, 2016