Tamil Truths

September 20, 2017

In a world of "fake news," Whitney Cox analyzes truth according to the two South Asian languages with the longest classical pedigrees, Tamil and Sanskrit.

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.

Congratulations to Stuart M. McManus!

August 10, 2017

Congratulations 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, 2017

A 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, 2017

The 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, 2017

Distinguished 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, 2017

Thanks 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 Stevanovich Institute lecture, Jared Diamond examines evolution of religion

June 05, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses research, ‘curious beliefs’ of humans