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“The Shape of Water – Surveying the Aqueducts of the Knossos Region in Crete”

203 Scheide Caldwell 203 Scheide Caldwell

Amanda Kelly has been mapping the aqueducts in the Knossos region of Crete since 2019 as part of her field project, “The Aqueducts of the Greater Iraklio Area” (AGIA), funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. Amanda’s fieldwork initially targeted the Roman aqueduct supplying Knossos, but developed into a much wider chronological survey when she identified […]

Severe Brain Injury, Neuroethics & Disability Rights: Why the Sciences & Humanities must be in Conversation

010 East Pyne 010 East Pyne, Princeton

Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness heighten the possibility of recovery but also raise value questions that require more than scientific expertise. To address the challenge of covert consciousness, the promise and possibility of emerging therapeutics, and ensure the promotion of disability rights, neuroscience must be in conversation with the humanities. […]

Decolonization of Higher Education in East Africa

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Higher Education in the East African Countries of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda was a creation of the British colonial government right from the 1920s when Makerere College was established as a tertiary institution that trained a few East and Central African students to prepare them to take jobs in support of the economic growth of […]

“Marcel Proust”

Labyrinth Books 122 Nassau Street, Princeton

From one of our most subtle and witty critics, who invariably shows us how to read with fresh eyes, comes a book on the experience of reading Marcel Proust. What would the world be like without the work of Proust, where would we be if it hadn’t happened? This is how Michael Wood found himself […]

UCHV Film Forum: “The Green Border” (2023), a film by Agnieszka Holland

James Stewart Film Theater Princeton

The University Center for Human Values Film Forum presents a screening of "The Green Border" (2023), a film by Agnieszka Holland on November 16 and a discussion with the director on November 17. Visit the Film Forum website for more details.

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