This interview is remarkably short on interview material, the reasons for which become obvious by the end of it. I hesitate to reference any specific details, including tags, for the same reasons. […]
…Cunliffe…has synthesized the voluminous recent record of excavations from Iceland to Turkey, the burgeoning scholarship on DNA and ancient populations, and research on topics ranging from Stone Age shipbuilding to trade in Muslim Spain and from salinity levels in the
This week’s Economist has an oh-so-nice write up of the Viktor Bout affair, noting, with its usual humour: He may perhaps have felt a little misunderstood, seeing himself as a canny entrepreneur, […]
“Ultrasound” Recognition of Spatial Umbilical Cords. Angeliki Malakasiotis. The image above won first prize in UCL’s Research Images competition “Research Images as Art – Art Images as Research”. The winner, Angeliki Malakasioti, […]
One of the most cynical dimensions of the Rwanda genocide was the character of internal Clinton administration debates over whether or not to intervene. Disingenuous post facto protestations of ignorance notwithstanding, enough was known at the time about the nature of the ongoing slaughter to inform a robust campaign of political bob and weave. Wrong-headed convictions about the inviolability of state sovereignty were part of the calculus; the only positive outcome of all that was the revised thinking on the issue enshrined in R2P (for whatever that’s been worth so far).