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Flooding as a Military Strategy

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Flooding is part of life in the Netherlands. But, at least since the sixteenth century, humans have deliberately instigated floods as a military strategy. During the Dutch Revolt (1566-1648), dykes…

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Dissertation Seminar in History at the Newberry Library

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The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library will be hosting a dissertation seminar in History in Fall 2016. Ph.D. candidates in Renaissance, Reformation, Early Modern European, Atlantic World…

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Art History Lectures at the Smart Museum

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The Smart Museum at the University of Chicago is offering a series of lectures in art history in April and May 2016. Northern Illinois graduate students are encouraged to attend…

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Graduate Seminar at the Newberry Library

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The Newberry Library is offering a graduate seminar on “Gender, Bodies, and the Body Politic in Medieval Europe” in Fall 2016. Northern Illinois University is a consortium member of the…

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Post-Doctoral Position in Religious History

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The Newberry Library is offering a post-doctoral fellowship in religious history in conjunction with its initiative on Religious Change in Europe, 1450-1700. Northern Illinois University graduate students who have taken…

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Newberry Graduate Scholar-in-Residence Program

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The Newberry Library in Chicago is offering residencies for graduate students researching and writing their dissertations.  Graduate students receive a carrel and have access to the impressive rare book, pamphlet,…

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Brussels Attacks

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Militants carried out attacks in Brussels this morning, exploding two bombs at the airport and another at a subway station during the busy rush hour commute. Dozens of people have…

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