A historian’s reflections on the long-term consequences of the world’s four major nuclear energy disasters.
Teresa Iacobelli presents a thoughtful review of Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout.
As part of a small but growing number of environmental historians exploring the relationship between climatic changes and human affairs, Dagomar Degroot discusses how he is drawn into modern debates about global warming whether he likes it or not.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Karlee Sapoznik looks at past and present aspects of forced marriage.
In this post, we announce an upcoming speakers’ series in March, April, and May 2011 at the Mississauga Library System.
An analysis of slavery past and present from the Alliance Against Modern Slavery.
Resources for teaching about the Holocaust and genocide.
An analysis of WikiLeaks, access to information, and the public’s right to know.
A brief discussion historicizing colour and non-colour photography.
As the 2010 UN Climate summit in Cancun seems unlikely to make any significant advances, the green movement has been blamed for failing to convince the public that action on climate change is both urgent and necessary, in particular because of its refusal of technologies such as nuclear energy and geo-engineering. However, looking at a previous period of “boom and… Read more »