Author: Coins Weekly

Restitution and Collecting in the Time of ISIS

February 18, 2016 – On March 1, 2016 Cardozo School of Law, NYC, will host a conference on “Rethinking Antiquities: Collecting in the Age of ISIS”. Experts and award-winning journalist Judith H. Dobrozynski will discuss problems related to the Middle East conflicts and collect art. The event is sponsored by Cardozo Law FASHION, ARTS, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT (FAME) LAW CENTER and the Committee fo...

Teaching history through games

February 18, 2016 – The Bodleian Libraries has recently acquired a major collection of board games and pastimes dating from 1800 to the year 2000 and is showcasing a selection of them in a new display exploring how games have been used to teach history. ‘Playing with History’ is currently on exhibition in the Weston Library and features 22 games that show how children in Victorian and Edwardian Br...

Chinese yuan to become legal tender in Zimbabwe

by Annika Backe February 18, 2016 – For years, Zimbabwe is struggling with debts and runaway inflation. Six months ago, the central bank has phased out the Zimbabwean dollar after it had become virtually worthless due to a hyperinflation.   This 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollar note from 2008, released into circulation in January 2009, is just enough to buy a weekly pass for public transport. A...

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