globalization

Philosophy & History

Pandemics in History: Global Solidarity is the Only Way Forward

Can history teach us how to deal with Covid-19? Perhaps not. But it reminds us that when faced with global challenges, we need to resist the urge to focus on national solidarities.

Politics & Society

What Future for Post-Coronavirus Societies?

There has been great speed to predict our post-Covid-19 future. What is clearer, however, is that institutions and individuals across the globe have already creatively responded to huge challenges to reshape social activities and everyday lives.

Philosophy & History

Amazing Photos of Houses Show What Being at Home Means Around the World

Through the gaze of his camera, photographer Maurice Weiss reflects on the meanings and importance of houses and homes.

Language & Culture

Slavery and the Black Presence in Spanish Golden-Age Literature

So far, scholars have had surprisingly little to say about Zaide, a black character that appears in the famous novel Lazarillo de Tormes. So how does the figure of a black slave fit into a canonical work of Spanish Golden-Age letters?

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