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How two women pulled off a medieval manuscript heist in post‑war Germany

How two women pulled off a medieval manuscript heist in post‑war Germany

Two precious manuscripts hidden in a bank vault survived the Allied bombing of Dresden, but one wound up in Soviet hands — until it was smuggled home. As the bombing of Dresden marks its 75th anniversary, Dal Musicologist Jennifer Bain shares this fascinating story.  Read more.

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John Cameron
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
This Valentine's Day, governments around the world need to reflect on how laws and public policies may undermine people’s capacity to love and be loved — and the long-term costs of lost love, writes IDS Prof John Cameron.
Matt Reeder
Monday, February 10, 2020
A new multimedia project from Raluca Bejan, who just joined Dal in January, seeks to shift the public’s view of the reguee crisis away from “zoological” perspectives that commodify migrant suffering and towards some of the broader societal issues that underpin it.
Michele Charlton
Monday, January 27, 2020
Dalhousie University is home to four of the newest recipients of funding from the Government of Canada for their innovative health research.

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Alyson Kelvin and Jason Kindrachuk
Friday, January 31, 2020
Social media has allowed researchers around the world to collaborate and coordinate their efforts to fight the outbreak and contain its spread, writes Dalhousie professor Dr. Alyson Kelvin.
Michele Charlton
Monday, January 27, 2020
Dalhousie University is home to four of the newest recipients of funding from the Government of Canada for their innovative health research.
Trudi Smith, with files from Olga Koubrak
Thursday, January 16, 2020
In December, the Canadian-Japanese Scholarly Exchange on the Law of the Sea brought together experts from both countries for the first time to exchange views on international ocean governance.
Ken Conrad
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Dal's annual contest of brains and brevity is set to take place this March, with all grad students encouraged to compete. Meet some of last year's finalists and learn how to register.
Melanie Jollymore
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
A team that unites practitioners, researchers and patients have come together to examine how opioids are prescribed in family practice in Nova Scotia, with the goal of ensuring patients with chronic, severe non-cancer pain to receive the optimal treatment.