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Polyglot bibliographer David Hirsch has traveled throughout six of the world's seven continents to build...

​Former U.S. Trade Representative and Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor delivered the keynote address at...

Elizabeth Drexler described the controversial practice of kriminalisasi during an Indonesian Studies Colloquium sponsored by...

Historian Monique Bedasse recently spoke about Rastafarian repatriation to Tanzania, the emergence of self-governing Caribbean...

Law professor Helena Alviar argued that the second peace agreement concluded between the government of...

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