What we’re reading: Week of March 1st

Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. Please also note the newest issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas , and take a peek at the table of contents! If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comment section.

John:

Élise Aurières, « Redécouvrir Émile Meyerson » (La vie des idées)

Marco Belpoliti (interviewer), “Umberto Eco. Come ho scritto i miei libri” (Doppiozero)

Ilja Braun, »Grundeinkommen statt Urheberrecht? Freiheit und soziale Absicherung im digitalen Zeitalter« (Merkur-Blog)

Guillaume Bridet, “Should the Enlightenment be Provincialized?” (Books and Ideas)

Andrew Butterfield, “He Brought Stone to Life” (NYR Gallery)

Jürgen Kaube, »Martin Heidegger: Die Alliierten – schlimmer als Hitler?« (FAZ)

James Livingston, “What Is Called History at the End of Modernity? (Part II)” (USIH Blog)

Eric Orsmby, “A Kingdom in Splinters” (The New Criterion)

Jürgen Ritte, »Ein Franzose im Ersten Weltkrieg« (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)

Émilien Ruiz, « Les historien-nes et le numérique : usages et besoins de formation » (La boîte à outils des historiens)

And finally, a wonderful collection of recordings from the ‘Gruppe 47’ meeting in Princeton, NJ in 1966 (including Peter Handke’s famous attack)

Emily:

Christopher Jones, Assessing the Damage at the Mosul Museum, Part 1 and Part 2 (Gates of Nineveh)

Inigo Thomas, Mediterranean Oaks (LRB Blog)

John Lanchester, The Robots Are Coming (LRB)

Andy Seal, The Premature Death of Thomas Carlyle (S-USIH Blog)

Stanley Wells, Shakespeare and the Struggle for Power (NYRB)

David Amsden, Building the First Slavery Museum in America (NY Times)

And, not least, Paul Collins, The 1906 Novel that Imagined Present-Day New York (New Yorker)

Madeline:

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig, “Francis Agonistes” (New Republic)

Andrew Butterfield, “He Brought Stone to Life” (NYR Gallery)

Matthew McNauhgt, “Yarmouk Miniatures: Saadallah Wannous and the War on Stories” (n+1)

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