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Photographer’s gift shows Syria as it was

Photographer’s gift shows Syria as it was

June 6, 2017

Frank Kidner was a history scholar at San Francisco State University in 1993 when he took the first of what would be four trips to Syria over the course of a decade to study ruins dating to the Roman Empire.

Kidner documented his research in more than 9,000 photographs that detail architecture, topography, and the monuments themselves, focusing in particular on the Dead Cities region outside Aleppo. Read more about Photographer’s gift shows Syria as it was

Harvard Marshall Forum draws scholars, officials to discuss Europe then and now

Harvard Marshall Forum draws scholars, officials to discuss Europe then and now

June 5, 2017

At a time when American commitments to major global institutions and agreements are a hot issue around the world, the Harvard Marshall Forum celebrated the legacy of one of America’s greatest humanitarian outreach efforts: the Marshall Plan, $13 billion in U.S. aid to a faltering Western Europe after World War II.

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