Natural History Museum, London. Source: S.Kheraj
Natural History Museum, London. Source: S.Kheraj

A Call for Syllabi and Teaching Resources

David Silver, "Garden project and green media students...", Flickr

Although we’re in the deepest of deep summer, at least going by the Canadian post-secondary calendar, you’re probably already thinking about next year’s courses. You might have had to write course […]

ICHG 2015: Big Ideas in Historical Geography and “Door Crashers”

Natural History Museum, London. Source: S.Kheraj

Rather than trying to re-cap each day of this six-day conference, I thought I would be more selective in my comments here and post one or two ideas, thoughts or […]

ICHG 2015: Canada at the International Conference of Historical Geographers

Royal Geographical Society, London. Source: Wikipedia.

This week, 686 720 delagates from nearly 40 countries will convene for the 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers. Historical geographers and many environmental historians will present more than 500 papers, […]

Review of Ingram’s Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914


Reviewed By: Emma Hunter (Queen’s University) Darcy Ingram, Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 2013. 304 pp. ISBN 9780774821414. $34.95 (paper). Wildlife, Conservation, and […]

CFP: CSTHA 2015 – Science and Technology Across Borders

CSTHA logo

CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTERS Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association Nov. 6-8, 2015, York University, Toronto SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACROSS BORDERS Deadline: 30 June, 2015 The 2015 CSTHA biennial […]

Proceedings of the 1975 British-Canadian Symposium on Historical Geography

1975 Symposium Members

In July 2015, the 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers in London will celebrate the first 40 years of both the Journal of Historical Geography and the series of conferences which […]

Canadians at Versailles: ESEH 2015

"Versailles serenity," StripeyAnne, Flickr

In a little less than a week, the biennial meeting of the European Society for Environmental History will begin. This year, it’s being held in France, at the Université de Versailles […]

Reflections On CHESS 2015 From A Recently-Converted Environmental Historian

As a PhD Candidate at the University of Saskatchewan I spend a great deal of my time surrounded by young and inspiring Environmental Historians. So when the call for applicants […]

The Second Century Club’s Second Life

16 June 1925. Source: Second Century Club collection

More than any other government body I can think of, national park services benefit by a staff loyal not only to the contemporary agency but to the idea of the agency’s […]

Perfect: Ten

The NiCHE 10, spring 2015: Lafreniere, Rück, Stunden Bower, Macfarlane, Bonnell, Clapperton, Degroot, Dunkin, MacFadyen, McLaughlin

A little while back, I posted about the five seven eight NiCHE members who landed potentially-permanent jobs of late. I am happy to provide yet one more  update this spring, bringing the total to ten! […]

Tracking Cinchona with Digital Methods

Howard & Son's factory at City Mills in West Ham

I am working on a paper for the ESEH in France in a few weeks which focuses on the role of an industrialist, J.E. Howard, in supporting the efforts of British government officials and economic […]

Go South, Young Historian?

MTSOFan, "Let's Head South," Flickr

Canadian environmental historians abroad are not unlike Canada geese. We might stand out a little, but it’s not uncommon to encounter us outside our own borders. Many of us fly […]