Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.
Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 2010. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 2010. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Next Stop YZF: Dioramas and Grain Elevators

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Editor’s note: This is part four in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 6 […]

Next Stop YZF: Water Parks and Petro Harvesters

Petro Harvester, Portal, ND.

Editor’s note: This is part three in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 4 […]

Next Stop YZF: Shorelines and Wood Blocks

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Editor’s note: This is part two in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. Day 2 […]

Next Stop YZF: Introduction and Gardens

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Editor’s note: This is the first post in a five-part series about the environmental histories Jess Dunkin encountered while travelling from Ottawa to Yellowknife this past spring. Read the full #NextStopYZF here. I am […]

How the Battle of Britain Changed Canadian Rivers

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 2010. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

The Battle of Britain, which began 10 July seventy-five years ago, is mainly remembered as a great test of British defences and patriotic valour. Bombs detonating city streets and churches […]

ICHG 2015: Closing Thoughts of a “Door Crasher” on Conference Organization

George Frederic Watts, "Physical Energy, 1882-1904" in Kensington Gardens, London. Source: S. Kheraj

The 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers is now over and I am back in Canada. As I mentioned in my first post in this series, I was a “door […]

CFP: The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade

The Environmental Histories of Ports and Ocean Trade 18-19 September 2015 Centre for Port & Maritime History Liverpool, England The waterfront of the great port city of Liverpool is still […]

ICHG 2015: Environmental, but not necessarily environmental history

Royal Geographical Society, London. Source: S. Kheraj

The intersections between historical geography and environmental history are numerous, but the two fields are certainly not synonymous. This fact struck me almost immediately as I thumbed through the program […]

ICHEO Bulletin 5

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The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted ICEHO Bulletin 5 July 2015. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by the beginning of […]

#EnvHist Worth Reading: June 2015

Theodore Roosevelt. Source: whatitmeanstobeamerican.org

Every month I carefully track the most popular and significant environmental history articles, videos, audio, and other items making their way through the online environmental history (#envhist) community. We are […]

ICHG 2015: History and Geography in a Digital Age

Prince Albert Memorial, Hyde Park, London. Source: S. Kheraj

Who reads geography and history any more? This was the question at the heart of William Cronon’s plenary lecture for the British Academy for the Social Sciences and Humanities at […]

ICHG 2015: Explicit Methodology

Livingstone Monument at Royal Geographical Society, London. Source: S. Kheraj

When approaching my first experience of a geography conference, I wondered what would stand out the most. Methodology! Many of the papers I saw provided meticulously detailed descriptions of research […]