Books in Play: Sources for a Life

Thomas Henricks

Thomas Henricks

Why do lives turn in some directions and not others? That question is of special pertinence to academics who decide, presumably without coercion, to focus their energies on often highly specialized topics. Continue Reading ›

Books and the serendipity of research

Colonial pasts and reading presents


Sverker Finnström

When I started my graduate studies in Uppsala, Sweden, I never guessed I would end up spending a lot of time in northern Uganda, the epicentre of a most brutal war between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the Ugandan armed forces. Continue Reading ›