Monthly Archives: November 2013

New Research on the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet is often touted as one of the world’s healthiest and most nutritious diets. Researchers recently released the results from a new study of the Mediterranean Diet. “A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds … Continue reading

Posted in European History, Food and Cuisine History, History of Medicine, Languedoc and Southern France, Mediterranean World | 1 Comment

Commemorating JFK’s Assassination

Historians have been absorbed with questions of historical memory and commemoration over the past two decades. Historian Pierre Nora’s influential analysis of history and memory has spawned an entire subfield of historical studies of commemoration. Commemorating historical episodes of violence … Continue reading

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Conference on RenĂ© Allio and Historical Film

RenĂ© Allio was one of the most important French directors of historical film in the 1960s and 1970s. Most of Allio’s films focused on historical subjects by depicting historical events, people, or sites. The director is most remembered for his … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern World, European History, French History, Historical Film, History in the Media, Revolts and Revolutions, War in Film | Leave a comment