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After the Riot: Partisanship and Political Life in the Wake of January 6

This timely discussion featured five Princeton University faculty as they considered the events of January 6, the Trump impeachment trial, and how political misinformation affected American…

From  Department of History Department on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays

Collector’s Progress: The Mark Samuels Lasner Collection and its Princeton Connection

Mark Samuels Lasner, a member of the Friends of the Princeton University Library and Council, is a recognized authority on art and literature of the late Victorian era. His presentation will focus on…

From  PU Princeton University Library on February 22nd, 2021 0 likes 25 plays

Little Books and Big Ideas in the 17th Century (Princeton Bibliophiles & Collectors)

Jennifer Larson, professor of classics at Kent State University, will discuss the types of books 17th-century printers considered suitable for miniature and small formats and their relationship to…

From  PU Princeton University Library on February 1st, 2021 0 likes 27 plays

Clerk's Tale-Sita's Ramayana

A video by Moira Fitzgibbons for use on the Middle Ages for Educators site.

From  Jonathan Henry on January 25th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays

'He cried at his father’s funeral': Adventures in Primary Sources from the Collection of Robert J. Ruben '55

Robert J. Ruben ’55, world-renown bibliophile, presents from his collection of transforming medical and scientific works. He will share stories attached to their backgrounds and acquisitions,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 38 plays

Brief Introduction to Medieval Maps

A brief introduction to medieval maps, produced for Middle Ages for Educators.

From  Jonathan Henry on January 8th, 2021 0 likes 32 plays

From Rudolf II to Catherine II: Goltzius’ Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled and its Iconography

Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled, c. 1604–6 This superb large drawing, executed in a manner that imitates the technique of engraving on copper,…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays

How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays

The Yusupovs in Paris: Building a Collection

The Yusupovs are renowned for their patronage and significant art collection established by Prince Nikolai Borisovich (1750-1831). Largely studied since the 19th century and more recently, this…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays

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The Art of Glassmaking and the Nature of Stones Sven Dupré, Utrecht University and the University of Amsterdam This talk will focus on the article: The Art of Glassmaking and the Nature of…

From  Barbara Leavey on December 10th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays

Plague: From the Late Neolithic to the Black Death - Phil Slavin

Plague: From the Late Neolithic to the Black Death Speaker: Phil Slavin, University of Stirling May 21, 2020 In partnership with Climate Change and History Research Initiative and with the support…

From  Sarah Porter on December 10th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays

A World Safe For Democracy: G. J. Ikenberry

PIIRS Director's Book Forum held on Dec. 3, 2020

From  Julia Panter on December 9th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays

Making a Modern Central Bank: Harold James

PIIRS Director's Book Forum event, held Nov. 17, 2020

From  Julia Panter on December 9th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays

From Healthscaping to Disease Tracing: Plague and Public Health After the Black Death - Abigail Agresta

From Healthscaping to Disease Tracing: Plague and Public Health After the Black Death Speaker: Abigail Agresta, George Washington University June 18, 2020 In partnership with…

From  Sarah Porter on December 5th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays

The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown? - Lee Mordechai and Merle Eisenberg

The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown? Speakers: Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University Merle Eisenberg, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis June…

From  Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays

Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics - Tim Newfield

Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics Speaker: Tim Newfield, Georgetown University, Washington June 4, 2020 In…

From  Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays