Art and Society

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

Charles James Ballgowns – Evolution of The Ball in Society

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Charles James designed dresses for ‘The Ball, a grand glittering social occasion enjoyed for centuries in cities of Europe, England & America, and now the world

Stunning Collection 19th century archaeological Jewellery V & A Museum London

Creating Love Jewellery – Cupid to Cartier

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From Cupid to Cartier; Rome to Renaissance, Restoration to Revolution, Regency to Revival, or the Romantics to Retro, for centuries we have created love jewelry

Martha Nussbaum’s Call – Hug the Dragon for Social Profit

Martha Nussbaum’s Call – Hug the Dragon for Social Profit

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American Philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics in the Philosophy Department, Law School, and Divinity School at the University of Chicago. In her short and powerful new book called Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities she makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. She challenges us all to strive be truly human – ‘to remain childlike, to keep an open mind, to refine an ability to remain humble, to eschew pride and arrogance and to be reverent towards other people and towards the natural world’.