Tag: History


Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ September 28, 2016

LGBT Rights in the Balkans in the Communist Era and Today

Please join the East Central European Center and SIPA Spectrum for a talk with Zvonimir Dobrović, LGBT rights activist and editor of An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia. Dr. Jasmin Mujanović (Friedrich Ebert Foundation) will discuss LGBT rights in...

/ September 26, 2016

500 years of Jewish history—from the Venetian Ghetto

Donatella Calabi presented her new book Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516–2016 at the Rizzoli Bookstore.

/ September 20, 2016

Making News: The Sonzogno Affair and the Politics of Citizenship in Liberal Italy

A talk by Silvia Valisa, professor at Florida State University. From Casa Italiana: In 1875, a high profile crime brought together Italian newspaper journalism, legal courts, prominent political figures and a rising family of publishers in unexpected ways. On the...

/ March 10, 2016

“To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell Their World War II Stories”

Sue Saffle discusses her book about Finnish children sent abroad during World War II. From Scandinavia House: Between 1939 and 1945, some 80,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden, Denmark, and elsewhere, ostensibly to protect them from danger while their...

/ March 7, 2016