The sombre mood within the globe, following measures to curtail the further spread of the deadly new coronavirus codenamed COVID-19, was interrupted by the enduring menace of police brutality; again stirring the world’s consciousness to the challenge of social inequality even if everyone remained vulnerable to infection by the virus.
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Wenn Kometen Unheil bringen
In der Frühen Neuzeit hielt man Kometen für Vorboten und Ursachen von Krankheiten und Unglück – dagegen halfen nur drastische Maßnahmen.
The Scholarly Kitchen blog has a post from June 23rd. by Jasmine Wallace entitled "[Virtual] Conference Season Is Here: Are you prepared?" featuring tips for getting the most out of virtual conferences.
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Today we continue our mini-series on digital repositories with a post on the Oliveira Lima Library Digital Collections, a site of interest to scholars of Brazil and Portugal. Nathalia Henrich has been the Director and Curator of the Oliveira Lima Library at the Catholic University of America since 2018. She holds a Ph.D. and MA in Political Sociology from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) where she also received a BA in Social Sciences.
Getty Research Institute Digital Resources for Latin America
Compiled by Jonathan Saxon
This list includes titles for open access online digital resources for Latin America available through the Getty Research Institute (GRI). The GRI’s digitized resources include photographs, maps, and drawings covering a range of eras and topics. The list below is organized by country.
On this day, June 4th, in 1919 the United States Senate passed the Nineteenth Amendment and presented it to the states for ratification. It read, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
“Traidor, Asesino, Hipócrita,” 1913, 1913, Silver gelatin, 8.7 x 13.7 cm. From “A Nation Emerges: Sixty-five Years of Photography in Mexico, History: Revolution – Decena Trágica (1913).” Courtesy of the Getty Research Institute, 2000 R 15 23
Antonio Garduño, [Madero's Entry into Cuernavaca], [June 12, 1911], 1911, Gelatin silver, 8.7 x 13.7 cm. From “A Nation Emerges: Sixty-five Years of Photography in Mexico, History: Revolution – Madero’s Return (1911).” Courtesy of the Getty Research Institute, 95 R 104 20R 4.