March 31, 2023

Translating cultures: French Caribbean history, literature and migration

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From British Library On 24 September 2018, the British Library welcomed a galaxy of leading specialists to a study dayaddressing the history, literature and arts of the French Caribbean and its diaspora. The day kicked off with a comparative overview of Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean colonisation and post-war migrations by keynote speaker Professor H. Adlai Murdoch. French […]

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ available on Google Arts & Culture

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BY ISOBEL HAMILTON From Mashable Google is bringing a world of magic artefacts into the digital space.Last year, the British Library opened their exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic. We went to check it out back in October and we left bitterly disappointed that magic really truly doesn’t exist — but the exhibition itself […]

Is this proof Jesus married and had two sons? Ancient manuscript said to be ‘lost gospel’ with a sensational twist

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By Harry Mount for The Daily Mail New book ‘The Lost Gospel’ claims Mary Magdalene was original Virgin Mary It is based on manuscript found in British Library dating back 1,450 years Professor Barrie Wilson and writer Simcha Jacobovici translated text They claim there was an assassination attempt on Mary’s two children Church of England […]