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The story behind the world's first private refugee sponsorship program
Cultures

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

Written by: David Pfrimmer, Professor Emeritus for Public Ethics and Fellow at the Centre for Public Ethics, Martin Luther University College, Wilfrid Laurier University A picture taken in the late 1970s shows a group of refugees (162 persons) who arrived...

Explainer: the story of Demeter and Persephone
Arts

Explainer: the story of Demeter and Persephone

Written by: Chris Mackie, Professor of Classics, La Trobe University Heintz Joseph the Elder, The Rape of Persephone, circa 1595. Wikimedia Commons The student of Greek mythology is often struck by the fact that some gods and goddesses have extensive...

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