Published on Apr 2, 2018
In this first installment of Unboxing History, Marlin Kann—an AP US history teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who wants to broaden his students’ understanding of history—marvels at a creased and weathered document from 1803 that held the fate of a 23-year-old woman. The simple, soundless video, to which we have added voiceover, is one of dozens that Kann shot as he opened archival library boxes in hopes of demystifying archival work students of history. For more about Kann, see https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/new….
UNBOXING HISTORY: This series of short videos explores the riches of the Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library, which is widely regarded as the foremost collection on the history of women in the United States. The simple footage is captured as archives are unboxed by historians and others. UNBOXING HISTORY gives you a front row seat as we explore historic documents and objects.
Published on Nov 6, 2017
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Published on Apr 2, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called for efforts to build a green China as he planted trees in Tongzhou, suburban Beijing, along with the country’s top leaders and members of the public. Xi said it is important to uphold people-centered development while carrying out extensive land-greening programs. Officials should lead the public to plant trees voluntarily and treat the ecological environment as importantly as their own lives, he said.
Published on Oct 5, 2017
O Roda Viva recebeu, em 1996, Noam Chomsky, professor americano e um dos mais importantes pensadores do último século.
Published on Dec 9, 2016
If you want to know what the changing climate is doing to the earth, ask someone who’s been there. Jason Briner has been above the Arctic Circle more than 35 times. He takes the big topic of global warming and shows you what it’s doing to a very important place in this talk. Jason P. Briner is an Associate Professor of Geology at the University at Buffalo. Briner’s research expertise lies in glaciers and climate, specifically in Arctic regions. His passion for Arctic environs obviously explains why, in 2005, Briner moved to Buffalo, NY. Briner has been above the Arctic Circle more than 35 times for his research, in the remote corners of Alaska, Arctic Canada, Greenland and Norway.
Published on Jun 13, 2017
Andrea Dutton approaches sea level rising in a different way, exploring the effects of climate change in the future. Dr. Andrea Dutton is an assistant professor in the University of Florida Department of Geological Sciences. Her research focuses on reconstructing sea level during past warm periods. By studying how seas have risen in the past, Dutton aims to better inform us about future sea-level rise. She travels to field sites around the globe to collect data on the rates, magnitude, and timing of past sea level and climate changes. Dutton has recently dedicated time to public officials and science communication to better inform decisions impacted by rising sea levels.