Babylonian Knowledge and the Challenge of History
September 08, 2017
Eduardo Escobar, SIFK Postdoctoral Researcher, discusses the opposition of Babylonian and Greek mathematics in current news, and why presentism is wrong.
In the Media
“Certain drifts cause us to reflect on the state of science in the world”
October 04, 2017"For Mario Biagioli, historian of science and jurist, the race for publication, which has become the heart of the research evaluation system, is inciting researchers to misconduct."
The Romans, just wars, and exceptionalism
September 28, 2017
Are my microbes making me fat?
September 25, 2017
September 20, 2017In a world of "fake news," Whitney Cox analyzes truth according to the two South Asian languages with the longest classical pedigrees, Tamil and Sanskrit.
Clifford Ando and other humanists look at a post-truth world in “Tableau”
September 01, 2017
Congratulations to Stuart M. McManus!
August 10, 2017Congratulations to Stuart M. McManus, Postdoctoral Researcher, whose book manuscript has been solicited by Ideas in Context, a prestigious book series in intellectual history published by Cambridge.
Registration is now open for Knowledge in Context: Colloquium Brockliss-Jones
August 07, 2017A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Medical World of Early Modern France, a landmark in the history of medicine because of its integration of social & institutional history. Sept. 22-23, 2017
Wu Hung to hold lecture on “Moving Pictures: Ancient China’s Gift to World Art” on August 27
August 02, 2017The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has invited art historian Wu Hung to host a lecture titled “Moving Pictures: Ancient China’s Gift to World Art” on Aug. 27 at the Macau Science Center Convention Hall.
Mario Biagioli visiting the Stevanovich Institute in Autumn 2017
August 01, 2017Distinguished Professor of Law and Science and Technology Studies (STS) at UC-Davis, Biagioli will visit SIFK from 10/16 - 11/19, teach a 5-week core seminar, and present at the inaugural conference.
Donatien Grau visiting the Stevanovich Institute in Autumn 2017
August 01, 2017Thanks to the generosity of the France Chicago Center, the Stevanovich Institute will be hosting renowned French writer and critic Donatien Grau from 10/30 - 11/4 of Autumn 2017.
In the Media
William Howell Examines Political Consequences of Removing Attorney General
July 26, 2017
Kenneth Pomeranz elected to British Academy
July 20, 2017
In the Media
Why Dirt Is Good For Your Child’s Health And Other Answers From New Book By Jack Gilbert
June 28, 2017