Pearl Foster, Jews in Georgian Society: The Laras of London (Bristol: SilverWood Books, 2017) When I was conducting my doctoral research on the medieval Lara family, from medieval Castile, the name was gilded by the sporting exploits of the illustrious Brian Lara, West Indian cricket batsman.
Delighted to be part of the board overseeing a new book series for ARC Humanities Press, "Gender and Power in the Premodern World".
Informal questions and answers with a widely varied group of readers of The Wise King, for Deciphering Secrets, Prof.
When dialogue was still an option....
My three-part coverage of the US presidential election debate at Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY), in late September 2016, is now available in English (Parts I, II, and III); or in Spanish (I, II, III).
From Alfonso the Wise's bawdy songs of slander to Ronald Reagan's sunny smile, politics and humor have gone hand-in-hand for centuries.
The meltdown of the British political system in the wake of the June referendum offers an opportunity, unprecedented in our lifetimes, for political creativity.
On a whim, during a recent visit to Foyles in London, I picked up an enticing volume—Tim Marshall’s Prisoners of Geography (Elliot and Thompson, 2015).
‘We have been an island for hundreds of years” – commentator on BBC news, June 2016.
Earlier this week, I walked through the heart of post-Brexit, pro-Remain, cosmopolitan London to the Sicily: culture and conquest exhibit at the British Museum.