How global was the First World War? ▶

How global was the First World War? ▶

In this public lecture, Professor Maartje Abbenhuis argues for the necessity of integrating the experiences and perspectives of neutral, non-belligerent and subject communities in the history of the First World War, which is still so often cast as ‘Europe’s War’....
Should racially offensive public memorials be removed? 🔊

Should racially offensive public memorials be removed? 🔊

In the days after the killing of George Floyd, protesters have made several demands to counter police violence and racism in the United States. Some of the demands directly relate to the history of race and violence in America and, in particular, an emphasis on...
Will COVID quieten Beethoven’s big birthday?

Will COVID quieten Beethoven’s big birthday?

By Nancy November The 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth would surely be loud, public, monumental, teleological, triumphant, heroic—like the music of the man himself. Right? Wrong, on both counts. Along with other Beethoven scholars, students, performers and fans,...