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Nina L. Khrushcheva

in Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108866
eISBN:
9780300148244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108866.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents the author's response upon being told that Nabokov's bronze statue was moved from inside the Montreux Palace Hotel to a public park. The move turned Nabokov's figure into a mere ... More


The Islamic Charities Project (formerly Montreux Initiative)

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This is a personal account of a mediation or conflict resolution project (2005–2013), funded by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (Political Division IV) in which the author took part ... More


Post-War Years (1946–1966)

Marc B. Shapiro

in Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's shift from a very public life to a more private one during his final years, which were spent in Montreux, Switzerland. It shows how his failing ... More


The Nabokov Biography and the Nabokov Archive

Brain Boyd

in Stalking Nabokov

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158572
eISBN:
9780231530293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158572.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter, the author talks about the publication of the second volume of his biography on Vladimir Nabokov and the New York Public Library's acquisition of the Nabokov Archive to become part ... More


Nursing serpents: French ripples within and beyond the ‘Pembroke Circle’

Richard Hillman

in French Reflections in the Shakespearean Tragic: Three Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087172
eISBN:
9781781706343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087172.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

At the centre of this chapter is Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, approached chiefly by way of several French dramatic precursors (Cléopâtre captive, by Étienne Jodelle; Marc Antoine, by Robert ... More


The Involvement of Private Security Companies in Multinational Military Operations

Hin-Yan Liu

in The 'Legal Pluriverse' Surrounding Multinational Military Operations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198842965
eISBN:
9780191878855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842965.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter examines the involvement of private security companies in multinational military operations. It is quite common that various tasks that are relevant to a mission’s mandate are ... More


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