Nature’s Past – Episode 13: New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines

Nature’s Past Episode 13 – click to play | right click, ‘save as’ to download

On this episode of the podcast, we feature a preview discussion about a round-table panel for next week’s ASEH meeting called “Urbs in Horto: New Directions in Urban Environmental History”. Matthew Klingle, Ellen Stroud, Karl Appuhn, and Sean Kheraj sit down to discuss new developments in the field of urban environmental history and invite listeners to post comments or questions. Please let us know what you think.

Also, John Sandlos and Arn Keeling stop by to talk about their new project on abandoned mines in the Canadian North. This project examines the social and environmental consequences of large-scale mining operations for local Aboriginal people in northern Canada.

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Other Contributor(s): 
  • Matthew Klingle
  • Ellen Stroud
  • Karl Appuhn
  • John Sandlos
  • Arn Keeling
Citation: 

Kheraj, Sean. “Episode 13: New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines.” Nature’s Past. 3 March 2010.

 

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Sean Kheraj is an associate professor in the Department of History at York University. He researches and teaches in the areas of environmental and Canadian history. In addition to being a co-editor of niche-canada.org, he is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at http://seankheraj.com.

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