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How studying at the Warburg has kept me sane while publishing my memoir

How studying at the Warburg has kept me sane while publishing my memoir

Warburg MA in Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History student and writer Gavanndra Hodge has recently had her memoir The Consequences of Love published by Penguin to a plethora of five-star reviews. In this blog post, Gavanndra shares with us a bit about the background of her book and how her Masters degree at the Warburg served as a respite during its publication.

Aby Warburg’s ‘Bienentanzbrief’

Aby Warburg’s ‘Bienentanzbrief’

In this blog post, Stephanie Heremans, an occasional student at the Warburg Institute, tells us more about Aby Warburg’s Bienentanzbrief – a letter on the ‘language’ of honeybees which he sent to his youngest child after being inspired by a newspaper article on von Frisch’s empirical observations of the Apis mellifera carnica (Carniolan honey bee).