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An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS

A presentation: An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS, will be given at the Hagaman Memorial Library at 227 Main Street in East Haven CT,  April 7th at 7 p.m. by Prof. Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology at Yale University. The presentation concerns the destruction of heritage sites and antiquities.

Connecticut State Library Announces Next Set of Newspaper Titles to be Digitized




Contact: Gail Hurley

(860 704-2222)



Date: January 25, 2016


The Connecticut State Library is pleased to announce that it has chosen three newspaper titles to be digitized as a result of an additional award for $250,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue digitizing historically significant Connecticut newspapers through the National Digital Newspaper Program.


Thank you, From H-Net

Dear H-Net Readers:

As our fall appeal comes to a close, all of us at H-Net wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the many readers who have contributed during the past few weeks.  Your gifts go directly to our program services, helping us to staff our help desk, make improvements to our web resources, and develop new features that leverage the tremendous talent pool of our hundreds of volunteer editors.