How do we teach something we don’t yet know? In today’s Scholar Spotlight, Historical Studies Member Anna Bokov discusses her research on architecture and design pedagogy, the pursuit of truth and beauty, and breaking the rules (and making your own).
Since March, the world resembles a disaster movie. For their
plot, screenwriters follow a proven model: scientists warn about a
threat—an earthquake, a volcano, a virus, a meteor, or a terrorist
attack; politicians ignore the warning because of...
Franz Steiner Verlag has published Unveiling
Emotions, Vol. 3: Arousal, Display, and Performance of
Emotions in the Greek World (2020),edited by
Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical
Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions,
edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical
Studies, and George Kiraz past Member and current Research
Associate in the School of Historical Studies, has been published
War and Citizenship: Enemy Aliens and National Belonging
from the French Revolution to the First World War by Daniela
Caglioti, past Member in the School of Historical Studies, was
published by Cambridge University Press on November 19,
Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval
Europe by Caroline Bynum, Professor Emerita in the School of
Historical Studies, has been published by Princeton University
Press on September 29, 2020:
In 2020–21, Carissa M.
Harris, Member in the School of Historical Studies and
Associate Professor at Temple University, is exploring how anger
became feminized in the late medieval English popular imagination,
focusing particularly on the figure of...
Jewish-Muslim Intellectual History Entangled: Textual
Materials from the Firkovitch Collection, Saint Petersburg,
edited by Camilla Adang, Bruno Chiesa, Omar Hamdan, Wilferd Madelung,
Sabine Schmidtke, and Jan Thiele,
has been published by the...
The conversion of Hagia Sophia, then the greatest church of
Christianity, into a mosque in 1453 by Mehmet the Conqueror was not
a historical paradox. Over the centuries, places of worship often
passed from one religious community to another, hosting...
Myles W. Jackson, Professor in the School of Historical Studies
Institute for Advanced Study, is a historian of science who
intersection between science, technology, music,
history, and society...