Folklore and Literature in Russia and Beyond: Vampires, Talking Cats, and Frog Princesses
What is “folklore” and what is its purpose? How do we decide if something is authentically “folk” and does it matter? Why are Eastern Europe and Russia associated with the idea of folklore?
Rules of War
When, if ever, is war justified? How are ethical norms translated into rules that govern armed conflict? Are these rules still relevant in light of the changing nature of warfare?
Who Owns the Past? Archaeology, Heritage and Global Conflicts
Who owns the past? Is cultural heritage a universal right?