Media Mentions: July 2023

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  1. Windcatcher: ancient Iranian cooling tech on the way to U.S.

    John Onyango, a professor at the University of the Notre Dame School of Architecture and Nanovic fellow, is quoted discussing sustainable designs that can help regulate heat.

  2. Book | Navigations: The Portuguese Discoveries and the Renaissance | By Malyn Newitt – Editor’s Note

    Felipe Fernández-Armesto, William P. Reynolds Professor of History and Nanovic faculty fellow, is quoted in a review of Malyn Newitt's book Navigations: The Portuguese Discoveries and the Renaissance.

  3. Ukraine’s Kakhovka Dam Breach Devastation Will Last for Years

    Susanne Wengle co-authored a news article about the long-term effects of the breach of the Kakhovka Dam in Ukraine on June 6, 2023.

  4. A taste of the times

    Felipe Fernández-Armesto wrote a piece for The Critic describing the history and menu of the club — a dining society elected from members of St John’s College, Oxford.

  5. Development, Marine Biodiversity, and the Common Heritage of Mankind: The ISA’s Deep Seabed Mining Quandary and Complying with the High Seas BBNJ Convention

    Diane Desierto shares updates about the International Seabed Authority (ISA), sited in Jamaica, allowing companies to file permit applications for commercial deep seabed mining.

  6. Bring back Çatalhöyük

    Anthropologist Ian Kuijt says this two-stage death ritual symbolised keeping the dead close and then decorating and releasing the skull to join the pantheon of the community’s ancestors.