In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Kevin Walsh of the University of York traces the history of the human occupation of Europe’s alpine region.
Kevin Walsh is a senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York where he has overseen two major projects investigating the long term history of human activity in the Alps. His secondary area of interest relates to the politics of heritage conservation and display, a subject he addresses in The Representation of the Past. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Leicester.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Lisa Peschel of the University of York discusses the discovery of theatrical works that were only performed in World War II Jewish ghettos.
Lisa Peschel is a lecturer in the Department of Theatre, Film, and Television at the University of York. Her research interests include theories of affect, identity and subjectivity, as well as understanding trauma, humour, and the role that theatrical performance plays within societies in crisis. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Karen Hardy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona explains how new information about the behavior of Neanderthals is providing a new picture of their mental abilities.