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Chinese Porcelains of the 17th Century

Dr. Stephen Little Curator of Chinese and Korean Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Dr. Stephen Little explains that the Chinese were the first people to produce porcelain, and that they…

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Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

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It is Never too Late to Seek Pride

Dr. Turhon Murad Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Turhon Murad was instrumental in beginning and growing the highly-respected Forensic Anthropology program at CSU,…

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Narrative and Agency: Beyond the ‘Invention’ of the Middle East

Mehdi Beyad Student, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London “The Middle East,” as a region and as a concept, is a relatively modern invention, according to the…

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