Culture and History

Cultural history brings to life a past time and place. In this search, cultural historians study beliefs and ideas, much as intellectual historians do. … These are reflected in the products of deliberately artistic culture, but also include the objects and experiences of everyday life, such as clothing or cuisine.

Culture and civilization

Advocates of cultural nationalism keep emphasising that India has an ancient civilisation, which straight away makes our indian souls distend with pride. India, we contend confidently, was a civilisation while the rest of the world was still barbaric. Paying no attention that the knowledge of most Indians about our civilisation […]

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World of Wong Kar Wai

“He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty window pane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and […]

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Toruń – The Polish town stuck in the medieval ages

Meet Toruń, the Polish town coined by UNESCO to be a remarkably well preserved example of a medieval European trading and administrative centre. Situated on the banks of Vistula River, Toruń was founded when Christianity was being spread through Eastern Europe by the military monks of the Teutonic order and expanding trade between […]

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The Harlem Renaissance:

The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual movement from c. 1918-37 centered in Harlem, Manhattan. It brought the cultural revival of African American music, dance, art, fashion, literature, theater, and politics. The movement heralded African-American cultural expressions alongside the struggle for civil rights, during a segregated America. Using art, music, and […]

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