Tag Archives: Humanities

26May/21

Monuments Men Foundation Launches Monuments Men and Women Museum Network

The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art (MMF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Monuments Men and Women Museum Network. The network recognizes the pre and postwar contributions of the 350 or so men and women – art professors, museum curators, archivists, and librarians – who greatly influenced the growth and success of many of the world’s leading cultural and educational institutions. Continue reading

12Feb/17

Won’t solemnise weddings without proof of toilets, declare Muslim imams in northern India

In a unique move, over 1,200 Muslim imams in India’s northern Haryana state declare that they will not solemnise a wedding without proofs of toilets at the residences of prospective brides and grooms.
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01Jul/15

UK stock markets calm despite Greek default

UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.

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08Mar/15

World leaders vow to reach gender balanced world by 2030

World leaders including Turkey’s Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urge the international community to do more to reach global gender equality by 2030.
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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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10Feb/15

Police seize lost ‘Da Vinci’ painting in Switzerland

Italian and Swiss Police have seized a lost painting attributed to Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci from a bank vault in Switzerland.
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