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Weekly Round up: the future of Classics and women at war

The Oxonian Review presents the Weekly Round-up, featuring websites and articles the editorial staff have found interesting, illuminating, or otherwise noteworthy.

1. “Do the Classics Have a Future?”, The New York Review of Books: Mary Beard considers.

2. ”Famous Studios”, Flavorwire: “A look at some of the most inspiring ateliers of some of the world’s most famous artists.”

3. “Drawing Surrealism”, The New York Times: Morgan Library and Museum exhibition, on until April 21.

4. “William Dalrymple: a life in writing“, The Guardian: Review of ‘Return of a King’ on the first Anglo-Afghan war.

5. “Let Women Fight”, Economist: Long overdue policy change: on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that it would lift the ban on women in combat, reversing the 1994 “direct ground combat rule”.

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