Council for European Studies

Source: Council for European Studies Description: The mission of the Council for European Studies (CES) is to produce, support, and recognize outstanding, multi-disciplinary research on Europe through a wide range of programs and initiatives. These include fellowships, grants, publications, awards, conferences and meetings, public lectures and symposia, as well as direct research and artistic collaboration. CES is particularly…
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Confucius Institute

Source: Confucius Institute at Temple University Description: The Confucius Institute at Temple University (CITU) is a collaboration between Temple University, Zhejiang Normal University and the Confucius Institute Headquarters, a non-profit NGO promoting Chinese language and culture throughout the world. CITU’s mission is to provide resources and instructional support for the Chinese language program at Temple, to increase…
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Conjunto Philadelphia

Source: Conjunto Philadelphia Description: Conjunto Philadelphia is a Cuban musical ensemble based in the Philadelphia area performing the music of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba. The group’s main aspiration is to maintain the authenticity of the music while performing it in a way that pays homage to Cuba’s deep and treasured musical history. Genres include Son, Cha-Cha-Chá and Bolero. They are…
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Dialogue Institute

Source: Dialogue Institute at Temple University Description: The Dialogue Institute and the Journal of Ecumenical Studies share a common purpose—to advance intrareligious, interreligious, and intercultural dialogue and engagement around the world, by supporting scholarship, training, and action.  The Dialogue Institute (DI) emerged in 1978 as the outreach arm of J.E.S., working to put into practice the theory…
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History Making Documentary Films

Source: History Making Productions Description: History Making Productions creates award-winning documentary films, series, and webisodes exploring various topics and themes in Philadelphia and U.S. history, including issues of social justice, civil rights, and reform. Their website includes information and resources for educators, including lesson plans, classroom activities, introductory PowerPoints, and film clips. They also have information on…
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The Loving Project

Source: Loving Project Description: The Loving Project Study Guide is an accompaniment to the podcast of interviews with interracial couples living in Greater Philadelphia. It includes discussion questions for every episode, lesson plans, and resources for teaching about multicultural and multiracial families; racism, colorism, and xenophobia; identity awareness, intersectionality, and heritage. Website: https://lovingproject.com/the-loving-project-study-guide/  
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Octavius V Catto Film and Resources

Source: History Making Productions Description: Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century is the first biopic on one of America’s early great civil rights leaders. An educator, soldier, activist, and baseball star, Catto was “the future perfect,” according to historian Naomi Nelson. Catto was assassinated on Election Day 1871 as he urged government officials to…
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PhilaGeoHistory

Source: Greater Philadelphia GeoHistory Network Description: This site contains thousands of old maps, property atlases, city directories, industrial site surveys, and other items documenting the history and development of Philadelphia from the 1600s through today. You can now use the interactive maps from your iPhone or Android device! Website: PhilaGeoHistory
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Philadelphia World Heritage City Seal

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: The Philadelphia World Heritage City seal was designed by J2 Design Partnership. It has come to represent a city that is using a uniquely distinguished past to propel a dramatically new future. The seal is open-source and available to download in several colors on the Global Philadelphia website. It can be used…
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Philadelphia World Heritage City Film

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: The Philadelphia World Heritage City film is a 28-minute documentary written and narrated by University of Pennsylvania Professor of History of Art, David B. Brownlee, Ph.D., FSAH, and produced and directed by filmmaker Sam Katz. Created to commemorate the historic designation of Philadelphia as the First World Heritage City in the…
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