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The music of Les Miserables

David Bellos presentation on The music of Les Miserables

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Anti-Pollution Measures and the Common Good in Medieval Paris

Sarah McDougall interviews Emily Hutchinson about the creation of story maps for understanding anti-pollution measures in medieval Paris, France.

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Ariella Elema, "Anatomy of a Duel: Jean de Carrouges versus Jacques Le Gris"

What really happened at the so-called Last Duel (the subject of the movie by the same name)? Ariella Elema has contributed a mini lecture for Middle Ages for Educators to explain such duels in…

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Bradford Seminar Series: "Cities on the Climate Frontlines: Evaluating Urban Climate Change and Policy Responses"

Angel Hsu, assistant professor of public policy and the environment, ecology and energy program at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will present “Cities on the Climate Frontlines:…

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Power and Paint: The Patronage of Women Artists at the Court of Catherine II

Catherine the Great’s passion for the arts served a vital role in her efforts to position herself as a paragon of the Enlightenment. With avaricious focus she snaffled celebrated art…

From  Jack Allen 0 likes 75 plays

Imaginary Books: An Exhibition of Lost, Unwritten, and Fictive Books from the Collection of Reid Byers

This is a collection of things that cannot be. It has been described as an exhibition of imaginary books, a bibliophilic entertainment, and a post- structuralist conceptual art installation. It…

From  PU Princeton University Library 0 likes 163 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 0 likes 109 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 0 likes 68 plays

The Books and Prints of Anaïs Nin and her Gemor Press

Recently, the Library acquired most of the rare, letterpress editions printed by Anaïs Nin (French-Cuban, 1903-1977). Best known for her diaries, Nin also wrote fiction with themes of history,…

From  PU Princeton University Library 0 likes 40 plays

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"Living With Climate Change: The Road From Paris" By Dale Jamieson

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