Monthly Archives: February 2016

Italian Paleography Seminar

2016 Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography at the Newberry Library Application deadline: March 1 The Newberry Library is offering a Summer Institute in Italian Paleography on Monday, June 27-Friday, July 15, 2016. The summer institute will be directed by … Continue reading

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The Post-Democratic Age and the French Revolution

We live in a “post-democratic age” according to numerous historians, political theorists, and political scientists. Sophie Wahnich recently published an article in LibĂ©ration, affirming that European society is characterized by a post-democratic political system. Wahnich argues that: “Nous vivons, en … Continue reading

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