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CHESS 2010 or Eating Montreal

The plan to blog from CHESS did not turn out exactly as hoped for one reason. There was very limited internet access at the McGill residence called Solin Hall. Continue reading

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From Montreal…with CHESS

For the past five years before the annual meeting of the CHA at Congress, NiCHE hosts CHESS – Canadian History and Environment Summer School. The theme for the 2010 Concordia edition it is “Edible Environments.” Since the environmental history/historical geography … Continue reading

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Place and Placelessness Promotional Podcast

In a previous post I talked about the un-workshop the NiCHE New Scholar’s group is organizing for October 1-2, 2010. The organizing committee is working hard to promote the hell out of this thing because we want to see the … Continue reading

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Place and Placelessness*

Are you a graduate student interested in environmental history? Do you worry about the size of your conference/workshop related carbon footprint? Would you like to exchange ideas with other grad students and not feel bad about contributing to the various … Continue reading

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Escaping the Concrete Ivory Tower

Translating academic research into something that is accessible, interesting and other 95% of the populations will read is a challenge. The space restrictions of op-eds and magazine features forces you to be concise in a way journal articles do not. … Continue reading

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Reading Break!

It is a 3 book kind of day.  This requires copious amounts of Silvertip Earl Grey tea, breaks only between books, and loud music.  I found this on my break between book 1 and book 2.  I should probably get … Continue reading

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