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  • The Power from Below: Understanding Europe’s Historical Institutional Diversity
    Tine De Moor
    University of Utrecht
    Our present-day Western society is highly regulated and institutionalized: formal agreements are...
  • Interpreting History Through Changes in Herbal Landscape
    Renata Sõukand and Raivo Kalle
    University of Tartu
    The practice of using wild plants for medicinal purposes is rare in Old Europe, but it is still...
  • Aristocratic Life and Culture in Late Antiquity
    Emmanuelle Raga
    FNRS — Université Libre de Bruxelles
    The importance of food habits and food ideologies in shedding light on the enigmatic period of...
  • History Against Amnesia
    Joana Duarte Bernardes
    University of Coimbra
    The information revolution and the superabundance of information and the permanent digital...
  • Latin American Internationalism – An Example for Europe?
    Victor Figueroa-Clark
    London School of Economics
    The Sandinista Revolution was an important modern demonstration of the internationalist ideals of...
  • Changes in the religious self-definition of Estonians
    Lea Altnurme
    University of Tartu
    Estonia is a Baltic republic with 1.3 million inhabitants. Based on the European Values Study 1999–...
  • The Kibyratis: an ancient and “in-between” landscape: Rediscovering a lost settlement and its hinterland
    Oliver Hülden
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
    Writing during the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus, around 2000 years ago, the geographer...
  • The Place of War in Modernity
    Frank Reichherzer
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    When you think of “modernity”, many themes instantly come to mind. Give it a try! The colorful...
  • When the Ancients lost their heads
    Flavia Calisti
    University of Rome La Sapienza
    Severing the head from the body of a defeated enemy – today a dramatic symbol of the cruelty of the...
  • ‘We are not skilled in faith’ Religious change among the Komis
    Art Leete
    University of Tartu
    Our priest said that we are not supposed to believe in dreams. But sometimes in my fantasy flight I...