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This narrative is based on inscriptions dealing with the so-called thymelic synod, the ‘international’ artists’ association of the Roman empire. This association defended the professional interests of actors and musicians who performed a…
How is a new state built?
This question lingered in my head ever since I started being interested in the history of the long nineteenth century. Gradually my curiosity was growing: how do authorities produce a legal and political system in the case of new states? To what ideas, co…
When Medieval Silences Speak
By the time I wrote Queering Medieval Latin Rhetoric: Silence, Subversion, and Sexual Heterodoxy, I’d spent thirty years loitering at the margins of medieval texts–squinting in the half-light, as it were, for signs of mutual recognition, like …
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American historian and geographer David Lowenthal, has won a coveted British Academy Medal in recognition of his book The Past is…
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