Humanities

ISIS and Cultural Cleansing: Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq

Humanities Forum – MEMS Colloquium Lecture “ISIS and Cultural Cleansing: Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq” Michael D. Danti, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Boston University; Consulting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania Museum; and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London Tuesday, March 7, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Syria …

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Demopolis: Democracy, Legitimacy, and Civic Education

Humanities Forum Ancient Studies Week Josiah Ober, Constantine Mitsotakis Professor in the Humanities and Sciences, and Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University “Demopolis: Democracy, Legitimacy, and Civic Education” Wednesday, October 12, 4 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Democracy requires self-government by participatory citizens. But why should citizens govern themselves when populist autocrats are willing to do it for …

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