On Sunday, July 28th, 2013, denizens of Piedras, a town located in Central Colombia, went to the polls to participate in the consulta popular on the establishment of large-scale mining activities in this rice-producing town.
Environmental History Now.
Inverting “Tipu’s Tiger:” The Terrifying Tiger Trembles in Bengal’s Mangrove Tiger Land
Walking through the halls of the Victoria and Albert Museum, one will notice a peculiar object called “Tipu’s Tiger.”
When the Dikes Broke
Exactly seventy years ago, one of the greatest Dutch disasters of the twentieth century occurred on the night of January 31 into the early morning of February 1, 1953.
Toen de dijken braken
Exact zeventig jaar geleden voltrekt zich een van de grootste Nederlandse rampen van de twintigste eeuw in de nacht van 31 januari op de vroege ochtend van 1 februari 1953.
As Clear As Mud: Understanding Small-Scale Fishing in Late Medieval England Through the Landscape
Going on a research stay entailed long days in the archives, poring over medieval accounts written in hard-to-decipher script until my eyes were dry and my fingertips dirty with centuries-old dust.
On Academic Work and Sustaining People
In this post I want to think about a “sustainable” academia in two ways. First, what kind of academic work is needed for sustainable futures to be realized? And second, what needs to be done to sustain early career academics?