TheWriting Westward Podcast features conversations with authors of new books on the North American West. Disciplines vary but lean heavily towards history and literature. A total of 9 episodes are currently available with a new episode released each month.
Since 1982 the Istituto di Studi Storici Postali “Aldo Cecchi” onlus in Prato has been an international center for research in postal history. The Institute is committed to the preservation, increase, and sharing of knowledge on postal-historical topics through publications, workshops, courses, exhibitions, and other related projects that promote our core goals. We are especially interested in encouraging the sustained involvement of universities in postal history research, and in proposing new lines of research to postal history collectors.
The article aims to uncover the nature and distinctive features of the contemporary messianic narrations in the Russian public discourse, as well as estimate their impact on the actual policy-making. For this reason, the article scrutinizes the political philosophy of Aleksandr Dugin, Nataliia Narochnitskaia, Egor Kholmogorov, and Vadim Tsymburskii. Their major messages are contrasted and compared to a variety of recent developments in Russia’s domestic and foreign policies.
The political environment of Iraq in the period from 2011-2014 experienced a great degree of turbulence. Many Sunni tribes in the Anbar, Ramadi and Salahadin regions organized a daily protest against the central government, accusing it of being sectarian. Gradually, these protests become more popular, and the Baghdad government became fearful that it would spread into the other regions of Iraq. In order to control the protests, the government used force, and many were killed.