Monthly Archives: May 2014

Marc Bloch Prize

The Marc Bloch Prize for 2015 will be awarded to the author of the best new MA thesis in early modern or modern European history and in the history of Europe in the world. The winner will receive a prize … Continue reading

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New Evidence on Mediterranean Diets

Mediterranean diets are routinely cited as especially healthy by culinary and health enthusiasts. Scientific evidence to support such claims has gradually been accumulating, although often supporting on certain components of Mediterranean foods. Indeed, definitions of a “Mediterranean diet” vary widely. … Continue reading

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Renaissance Music in Chicago

Medieval and Renaissance Music in Chicago, May 9-10 The Chicago-based professional early music ensemble, Schola Antiqua, presents two concerts honoring the apocryphal mother of the Virgin Mary, St. Anne. The program is presented in connection with the release of the … Continue reading

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Napoleon and Islam Lecture

Originally posted on Cluster for the Study of Religious Violence:
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies Lecture Series     Presents     “Napoleon and Islam”   By   Henry Laurens Professor and Chair of History of the Contemporary Arab…

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