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Chinese porcelain and the material taxonomies of medieval Rabbinic law: encounters with disruptive substances in
(ARC Humanities Press, 2016-12)
This article focuses on a set of legal questions about sini vessels (literally, "Chinese" vessels) sent from the Jewish community in Aden to Fustat (Old Cairo) in the mid-1130s CE and now preserved among the Cairo genius ...
Davy Takes to the Hills: Dialogic Enquiry and the Aesthetics of the Prospect View
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-05-15)
A study of the social culture in which the science of geology was developed.
Trade and containerisation. Perspectives from the Indian Ocean world.
This contribution begins with an overview of the scholarship on pre-modern Indian Ocean trade and current knowledge about technologies of trade in the western Indian Ocean. Viewing containerisation as a distinct and often ...
Ecopoetics and Boyopoetics: Bloomfield, Clare and the Nature of Lyric
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-09-24)
This article investigates the ecological lyrics of Robert Bloomfield and John Clare, suggesting that the elision of adult subject-positions in the latter was influenced by the pioneering poetry of the former. An alternative ...
Urban Art as a Popular Expression in the Historic Centre of Mexico City
(Springer Link, 2020-10-20)
The public space is one of the main features that shape the urban landscape of most cities. Trying to define it seems a complex task, due to the number of elements that characterize it, leading researchers to set up ...
Repurposing the Green Belt in the 21st Century
(UCL Press, 2020-11-01)
The green belt has been one of the UK’s most consistent and successful planning policies. Over the past century, it has limited urban sprawl and preserved the countryside around our cities, but is it still fit for purpose ...
Conceptual Drawings as Explorative Tools: Tracing the Evolution of the Extended and Nuclear Family Houses in Kuwait
(Springer CAM, 2020-09-01)
This paper examines the evolution of the layout and occupancy of family houses in Kuwait, using conceptual drawings as a tool to study, describe and understand their transformations. Through the analysis of the political ...
British Jews and Anti-Fascism in the 1930s
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-11-09)
Focusing on the experiences and life histories of 35 individuals, this article sheds light on the nature and extent of, and underpinning motivation for, anti-Fascism - both in the UK and during the Spanish Civil War - ...
The Holding Space: Body Of (As) Knowledge
Body Of (As) Knowledge (BOK) is a collaborative practice-based research project reflecting and expanding upon the practices of dance artist-scholars Sally Doughty, Lisa Kendall and Rachel Krische. BOK examines the body ...