Islanders: The Pacific in the Age of Empire tells the story of the Pacific Islanders and their early interactions with Western travellers from the viewpoint of the Islanders themselves and sets the arrival of Westerners within a context of existing voyages within the region.
Previously unseen photos of Adolf Hitler at the Nuremberg Rally of 1937 have been uncovered by a Cambridge PhD student in the archive of George Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers.
The process of giving and receiving (and being in debt) is an inescapable part of human experience. From sub-prime lending and student loans to organ donations and gift-giving in ancient cultures, a conference at Cambridge this week will explore how debt is a central feature of the way in which societies think about and organise themselves.
It is widely believed that women live long post-reproductive lives to help care for their grandchildren. Now research suggests that the pattern may differ depending on the relationship between grandmother and grandchild.
New evidence which reveals how the Vikings successfully blended into British and Irish culture long before they were consigned to history as barbaric raiders is to be presented at a Cambridge University conference.