James Hankins is a Professor of History at Harvard University. His book, Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy, was published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University in November 2019.
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Art June 2020
On Raphael’s brief turn as an architect.
Features December 2019
On “Léonard de Vinci” at the Louvre.
Features November 2019
Thinking about the Ottoman threat
On Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450–1750 by Noel Malcolm.
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Mar 19, 2020
From the Winter 2020 edition of the Claremont Review of Books.
Jul 27, 2017
In Raphael’s studio
On Raphael: The Drawings at the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford.
December 06, 2019
James Hankins & James Panero discuss Leonardo da Vinci
James Hankins, a Professor of History at Harvard, joins James Panero to discuss the monumental Leonardo exhibition at the Louvre and the artist’s legacy five hundred years after his death.