The celebrated Byzantinist Cyril Mango died earlier this month; his insight will be keenly missed by enthusiasts of Byzantine studies
Women like Loujain al-Hathloul are “premature reformers”: their crime is to demand social change before the state is ready to concede it
George Shultz, a long-term Secretary of State of the Reagan administration, has died at the age of 100
And does Lokman Slim’s murder indicate a change in Hezbollah’s deployment of violence?
The former director of the British School at Athens, who died last month at the age of 103, had a productivity in his old age that was both rare and admirable
China’s leaders are growing impatient as they seek to shape world opinion
Despite Joe Biden’s best intentions, don’t expect a radical upheaval of America’s bureaucracy any time soon
The stringent legal definition of genocide means that those who are targeted receive no support or justice
How has Italy’s Giuseppe Conte defied the odds and become a consequential political figure in his own right?
As China rises and Russia rattles its sabre, the Germans will hope that the younger generation have as much ease learning Mandarin as Merkel’s generation did English