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Sea Monsters on Medieval & Renaissance Maps

Library of Congress – Jan 31, 2014 A discussion on the representations of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps. Speaker Biography: Chet Van Duzer, a fellow at the John Carter Brown Library, is an independent scholar focusing on the … Continue reading

Africa & World Historical Cartography: Old Maps, New Technologies, New Questions & New Research Communities | EV & N 445 | CCTV YouTube Version World historical cartography has made significant strides in the last several decades in helping humanity understand it’s place in space.  The acquisition by the U.S. Library of Congress in 2003 of the Martin Waldseemuller 1507 map of … Continue reading

“The Viral Underclass”: Steven Thrasher on Monkeypox & How Class Impacts Viral Spread

Democracy Now! – Aug 2, 2022 As New York City declares monkeypox a public health emergency, and California and Illinois have also declared states of emergency over the rapid spread of monkeypox, we speak with LGBTQ+ scholar Steven Thrasher, author … Continue reading

Historical Cartography in the Digital Age: Exploring Old Books & Maps with New Technologies, New Questions & New Communities | EV&N – 441 YouTube Version This is a presentation of some recent approaches to historical cartography that have emerged as novel technologies are being developed to equip new groups of professional researchers, teachers and students at all levels. These innovations have been … Continue reading

“A Devastating Ruling”: Law Prof. Michele Goodwin & SCOTUS Attorney Kitty Kolbert on Overturning Roe

Jul 4, 2022 As protests continue across the country in response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, we speak with two leading legal scholars. Kathryn “Kitty” Kolbert is co-founder of the Center for Reproductive Rights and argued the … Continue reading

The Pulitzer Prize-Winning History of the Scopes Trial & the Battle Over Evolution & Creation (1998)

Jun 15, 2022 Listen to or read the book: The Scopes Trial, formally The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes, and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case from July 10 to … Continue reading

Risk of Environmental & Climate Migration: Evidence from Banjul Gambia

Nfamara K Dampha– Mar 14, 2019 Several studies explore the nexus between migration, climate change, and other environmental challenges. However, there is limited investigation using both qualitative and quantitative methods in establishing the above linkages based on households’ risk perception. … Continue reading

Free After 993 Days: Steven Donziger on Leaving House Arrest & His Fight with Chevron

Apr 26 2022 We speak with human rights and environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who was released Monday from nearly 1,000 days of house arrest as part of a years-long legal ordeal that began after he successfully sued Chevron on behalf … Continue reading

Climate and Development | Taylor & Francis Online

Aims and scope Climate and Development pulishes research on the human dimensions of climate and development. Climate and Development is published in cooperation with Stockholm Environment Institute. The journal aims to make analysis of climate and development issues more accessible … Continue reading

Prices Soar as Corporate Profiteers & Speculators Drive Inflation; It Hurts the Developing World

Apr 13 2022 The U.S. Labor Department said Tuesday inflation in the United States rose to 8.5% in March — the highest in four decades. Meanwhile, Oxfam is warning over 260 million people around the world could be pushed into … Continue reading