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8th European History Days

8th European History Days

The 8th European History Days, devoted to "the history of Europe's relations with Islam, from Al Andalus to the present day" will take place on June 17 and 18 at the Sorbonne (Paris 17th) and will offer a program of more than 30 lectures on History, Art History and Geopolitics.

'The Louisiana Hayride' radio program premieres on KWKH-AM Shreveport

'The Louisiana Hayride' radio program premieres on KWKH-AM Shreveport

Even the most ardent non-fans of country music can probably name the weekly live show and radio program that is regarded as country music’s biggest stage: the Grand Ole Opry, out of Nashville, Tennessee. Yet even many committed country fans are unfamiliar with a program that, during its 1950s heyday, eclipsed even the Opry in terms of its impact on country music itself.

Mangulam inscription

Mangulam inscription

Example of a Tamil Brahmi inscription carved on rock found at Dakshinachitra, Chennai (southern India)

Romanticism in France in the 19th century

Romanticism in France in the 19th century

"Romanticism" is a form of literary and artistic sensibility expressing the heartbreak of amorous passions and the anguish of human loneliness. Around 1800, the whole of Europe was affected by the Romantic movement. In France, the classical tradition has dominated letters and the arts for nearly two centuries.

Ephemeris of January 21

Ephemeris of January 21

1954: Launch of the first American nuclear submarine. 1924: Lenin died in Gorky, Russia. 1919: The Irish Republican Army was born in the context of the Civil War of Independence in Ireland. 1794: The Infernal Columns of Turreau ravage the Vendée in revolt against the republic.

Hellenistic Woman

Hellenistic Woman

This terracotta statuette depicts a woman. The woman is recumbent but she is not naked. She looks forward, as if she is talking to someone or looking at something. She put her right arm on her right...