A Northern Renaissance: Hugo van der Goes’ “Portinari Altarpiece”

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 15.00-18.00, (Romanian time, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) The beginning of the 15th century marked the onset of the historical period known today as the Renaissance, with its main focus and achievements in arts and culture in the Italian peninsula.  At the same time,...

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FRI Analysis: The COVID-19 urgent sanitary measures in a historical perspective: early measures are often not optimal

14.08.2020 Parallel with the spread of SARS-CoV-2, national governments are trying to limit the pandemic’s consequences. Measures are taken under pressure. Probable devastating scenarios such as raising death tolls, health care system collapse, and a financial crisis cast a shadow over political decision-making. As an immediate reaction to COVID-19 threats,...

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FRC Young Researchers present their research results about Făgăraș youth and the local Synagogue

14.08.2020 On Friday, August 14, 2020, we held an online session about the research carried out by the young researchers from the Făgăraș Research Club. Ștefania Pică presented her research results on the topic “The Future between Passion and Pressure: What influences the young people from Făgăraș in choosing the...

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Use of History in Recent Public Debates

Online (Zoom), August 12, 2020, 16.00-18.00 (Romanian time, in English) Looking back at controversial historical episodes has become a widely spread reference point in nowadays public debates and politics. Recently, monuments of figures like Christopher Columbus were targeted and destroyed during protests against racism in the US. Another example is...

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