Italian long distance runner who turned failure into success
Lesbian entrepreneur, actress, singer and 'the most painted woman in the world'
University life in the middle ages
How Sanremo changed the way of doing music, television and entertainment
We follow the tracks of great China explorers and revisit their accounts of life behind the Great Wall.
Contemporary silver masterpieces from the 'Battle of the Blues'
Belonging and identity in contemporary multicultural Germany
Esch-sur-Alzette, Kaunas and Novi Sad in the spotlight
Photographer, globetrotter, influencer
Traditional Chinese garden design connects the realm of the physical with that of the ideal, to express the harmony that should exist between humans and nature.
Conquering the skies in 1912
Documenting life in Constantinople and the Ottoman Empire
Learn how the Frankish noble family helped popularise and standardise written text as we know it now.
Different reading practices in the Middle Ages
Uncover the story of the 12th century polymath who laid the groundwork for modern engineering, hydraulics and robotics.
Nourishment for body and soul
Sisters who chronicled early 20th century life in Suriname
Learn about the intrigue, spying, and political and religious opposition that would lead the Jesuits to be banned from China for almost 100 years.
Monastic annals and the evolution of medieval historiography
A story of mutual discovery, part 1