History – February 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 31, 2015|History|0 comments

General and thematic Echoes of empire: memory, identity and the legacy of imperialism / Kalypso S. Nicolaidis, Berny Sebe & Gabrielle Maas The rise of the West: a history of the human community: with a retrospective essay / by William H. McNeill; drawings by Béla Petheö. Europe and the Islamic world: a history / John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens   translated by Jane Marie Todd with a foreword by

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – February 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 27, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Engraved on stone: Mesopotamian cylinder seals and seal inscriptions in the old Babylonian period / by Rony Feingold. – Nineveh and its remains: the gripping journals of the man who discovered the buried Assyrian cities / Austen Henry Layard. [reprint of work originally published in 1849] Remembering the dead in the ancient Near East: recent contributions from bioarchaeology and mortuary archaeology / [edited by] Benjamin W.

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South Asian Lit Fest Heads for Edinburgh this Summer!

By Farzana Whitfield|August 3, 2012|Literature, South Asia|0 comments

On the 21st August, The South Asian Literature Festival (SALF) is teaming up with mutual friends behind the Edinburgh International Book Festival. South Asia Unbound: The Sounds and Words We Make will feature giant figures from the South Asian literary world, including: Kamila Shamsie, Hari Kunzru and music journalist Neil Kulkarni. There will be music, storytelling, stand-up, poetry and much more fun anticipated.  Click on the link below to find out more:

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