Digital Environmental History Highlight


NCPH Annual Meeting 2013: Making Environmental History Public through Digital Technologies

Hot on the heels of last week’s annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History, this week marks the start of the National Council for Public History conference. This year the NCPH meets in Ottawa from April 17-20 and I will be there to present on a roundtable panel […]


EHTV Episode 17: Joe to Go Home – Downstream through Muskoka’s Past 1

Download Episode This first instalment of ‘Joe to Go Home: Downstream through Muskoka’s Past’ follows the route Jim Clifford and Andrew Watson took in July 2011 from Lake Joseph in Muskoka to Go Home Bay on Georgian Bay. Along the way, Jim and Andrew pass many important historic sites central […]


History and Computing Workshops #1: The Basics of Twitter for Historians 2

Tomorrow I will be leading the first session in a new workshop series at York University titled, “History and Computing.” This first session, called “Twitterstorians: A Workshop on the Basics of Using Twitter for Historians,” will take participants through an introduction to the Twitter website and offer tips on how […]


Digital Environmental History Highlights #1: H-Environment Roundtable Reviews

Environmental historians have been gaining a reputation for innovation in digital history. Last month at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History, I served as a commentator on a very well-attended panel called, “Digital Environmental History: Tools and Projects.” For a panel at the end of […]