What We’re Reading: Week of 31st July

Posted by

Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments section.


Zia Meral, “The Question of Theodicy and Jihad” (War on the Rocks)

Max Ajl, “Critical Readings in Political Economy: 1967” (Jadaliyya)


Michael Stahl, “A Sneak Peek Inside the National Comedy Center’s George Carlin Archives” (Splitsider)

Anna Kornbluh, “The Murder of Theory” (Public Books)

Maria Michela Sassi, “The sea was never blue” (Aeon)


Nicola Twilley and Cynthia Graber,  “Britain’s Great Tea Heist” (The Atlantic)

Roberto Suro, “Leave Emma Lazarus Out of It” (Politico)

Jenna Weissman, “Breaking the Ten Commandments: A Short History of the Contentious American Monuments” (Religion and Politics)

Alec Luhn, “Gulag grave hunter unearths uncomfortable truths in Russia” (Guardian)


David Horspool, “Theatre of cruelty” (TLS)
D. Graham Burnett, “Out From Behind This Mask” (Public Domain Review)
Bee Wilson, “I am the fifth dimension!” (LRB)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s