Angela Stent discusses her latest book, "Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest."
Sandra E. Peterson and Manfred Bischoff discuss digitalization in the health and automotive industries.
Jennifer Allen discusses preparations for the end of world in Cold War Germany.
Writer Anne Finger visits the site of a former Nazi psychiatric facility, only to find it forgotten.
Jared Farmer approaches the global history of conservation through monumental trees.
considers the untranslatability of sexual safety as both concept and legislated practice.
Jennifer Allen discusses East and West German plans for surviving possible catastrophe.
Composer and pianist Wang Lu was born in the Xi’an, China, the country’s ancient capital. Brought up in a musical family with strong Chinese opera and folk music traditions, her compositions are inspired by both of these forms, and fused…
Stories are much more than entertainment—they shape our world. They have inspired the rise and fall of empires and nations, sparked our understandings of basic political and philosophical concepts, and given rise to religious beliefs. In this talk, Martin Puchner, author…
The American Ku Klux Klan is familiar to many: after the Civil War, it formed in the southern states as a masked terrorist group devoted to maintaining white supremacy and ensuring cheap sharecropper labor. But few know about the “second…