Matthew Omolesky, Author at The American Spectator
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Matthew Omolesky
Matthew Omolesky
Matthew Omolesky is a human rights lawyer and a researcher in the fields of cultural heritage preservation and law and anthropology. A Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, he has been contributing to The American Spectator since 2006, as well as to publications including Quadrant, Lehrhaus, Europe2020, the European Journal of Archaeology, and Democratiya.
by | Jul 24, 2020

Balabish, 1915. Thomas Whittemore and fellow members of the Egypt Exploration Society have spent the winter conducting excavations at this…

by | Jul 1, 2020

I The Zionist social critic Max Nordau began his 1916 treatise Die Biologie der Ethik with a vivid recapitulation of…

by | Jun 26, 2020

I In a dimly lit corner of Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum, amidst an impressive array of Buddhist art bequeathed to…

by | Jun 26, 2020

I In a dimly lit corner of Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum, amidst an impressive array of Buddhist art bequeathed to…

by | Jun 13, 2020

History is a series of nights and days. Short days and protracted nights. — Nicolás Gómez Dávila I As the French…

by | May 19, 2020

I In the early days of the Wuhan plague, the Berlin daily newspaper Tagesspiegel warned its readers that the new…

by | May 8, 2020

The Han-era chronicler Ssu-ma Ch’ien, in his Records of the Grand Historian, recounted the considerable lengths to which unified China’s…

by | Apr 28, 2020

The Danish anthropologist Knud Rasmussen and his Greenlandic Inuit companions Miteq and Arnarulunguaq embarked on the Fifth Thule Expedition (1921–24)…

by | Apr 17, 2020

It was around a month ago that the eccentric dictator of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow, ordered his government ministers to…

by | Apr 12, 2020

I We are accustomed to speaking of “diseases of modernity” or “diseases of modern life,” usually in the context of…

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