During October, our free 10-minute talks will focus on portraits! Today's talk will be all about Hans Holbein the Younger's portrait of Christina of Denmark who very nearly married Henry VIII. Pop along to Room 4 at 4pm:
#HaroldBloom We've lost a dauntingly erudite man, who wasn't easy to deal with if you were an editor (in this, the intermediaries one had to get past to get to him played an unlovely part). Here's a piece I commissioned from him on Hans Christian Andersen
"Hans Tietmeyer, who studied theology, was an ideal bearer of the Bundesbank's hard-currency gospel in the 1990s."
I’m always amazed by the disconnect between what we see in the news and the reality of the world around us. As my late friend Hans Rosling would say, we must fight the fear instinct that distorts our perspective:
Wednesday: “Aubameyang, who plays great at Arsenal, will probably be warm-hearted when he looks at his bank account, but on Wednesdays will be saddened when he has to watch the Champions League on television.”—Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim WatzkeThursday:
“Factfulness,” by the late Hans Rosling, is one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. It’s a great guide to thinking clearly about the world. Here are some of my favorite tips…
On this Christmas Eve, we’d like to acknowledge our partners at who have been working with us to protect Christmas since Hans Gruber’s 1988 attack on Nakatomi Plaza. #DetectiveJohnMclean #YesItsAChristmasMovie
In Dunkirk, composer Hans Zimmer crafted his soundtrack around one chilling effect — and it's an auditory masterpiece.