Philosophy & History

Philosophy & History

In the Eye of the Storm: U.S. Diplomat Hugh Gibson and the ‘Spanish Flu’

In 1918, when both World War I and the ‘Spanish flu’ raged in Europe, the American diplomat Hugh S. Gibson was sent to Paris. Today, his personal records offer us rare insights into a time between disease and diplomacy.

Philosophy & History

Geschichte digital: Zehn Herausforderungen

Geschichte von gestern? Von wegen! Der digitale Wandel stellt die Geschichtswissenschaft auf die Probe – aber er bietet auch Chancen.

Philosophy & History

Ancient Ukrainian “Megasites” Might Have Been the World’s First Cities

Recent archaeological research from Ukraine is challenging long-held views on the beginnings of urbanism.

Philosophy & History

Women Doctors in Nazi Germany: Opportunists or Engaged Physicians?

For Jewish doctors, Nazism meant emigration or death, but many non-Jewish German female physicians had careers that spanned the Weimar Republic and the Nazi regime. They upheld the aims of a repressive dictatorship.

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