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Grammars of the Former World

Grammars of the Former World

Rare Book Collection acquires Andreas Sennert’s seventeenth-century lexicographical studies

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On Mysticism and Materiality

On Mysticism and Materiality

Visiting Scholar Racha Kirakosian examines the fabric of medieval mysticism

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Lights in the Dark

Lights in the Dark

Paul Magdalino delivers public lecture in Byzantine Studies

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The Tastes of Youth

The Tastes of Youth

Hartmut Troll traces the development of Germany’s first “English” gardener

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The Gardens Online

The Gardens Online

Abbey Stockstill adds to web-based garden research tool

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In the Shadow of a Cathedral

In the Shadow of a Cathedral

Nicolas Beaudry investigates a lived space of Byllis, Albania

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Going Out into the Desert

Going Out into the Desert

John Zaleski investigates the Syriac ascetic tradition

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What We Learned in the Gardens

What We Learned in the Gardens

Nathalie Miraval reflects on programming for second-graders and cultivating a sense of wonder

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All the Green Things 

All the Green Things 

Gareth Doherty presents an ethnographic account of landscape in Bahrain 

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2017–2018 Fellows and Project Grants

2017–2018 Fellows and Project Grants

Dumbarton Oaks is pleased to announce the fellows and project grants for the upcoming academic year

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City Water/City Life

City Water/City Life

Upcoming exhibit showcases the history of waterfronts in urban design

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Farewell to the Freeways

Farewell to the Freeways

Margot Lystra talks urban design in 1960s San Francisco

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Secrets in the Soil

Secrets in the Soil

Eduardo Neves delivers public lecture in Pre-Columbian Studies

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The Lost Archive

The Lost Archive

Anna Leone revisits the excavation history of Dibsi Faraj

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Building the Invisible

Building the Invisible

Mellon outreach activates teens’ humanistic imaginations

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Divided No More

Divided No More

Ryan Clasby revisits the Andean-Amazonian divide at Huayurco

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Posting Pictures

Posting Pictures

Lane Baker on a century-old social media obsession

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The Hidden Fields of Peru

The Hidden Fields of Peru

Ari Caramanica searches for agricultural traces in the Pampa de Mocan

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Restoring a Village

Restoring a Village

Michail Kappas visualizes and preserves the Greek village of Kastania

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A City Like a Body

A City Like a Body

Sara Carr Discusses the Topography of Wellness in American Urban Landscapes

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Teaching a Younger Crowd

Teaching a Younger Crowd

Teaching Fellows’ Day Invites Undergraduates to Consider Byzantium Anew

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A New Life for Forgotten Things

A New Life for Forgotten Things

The Dumbarton Oaks Archives Launches Online Ephemera Collection

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