Sean Kheraj


Radio Interview on Environmental History of Stanley Park

Last week, I appeared on The City on CiTR 101.9FM and CJSF 90.1 FM to speak about my new book, Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History. As a UBC alumni, I was very happy to have the chance to speak over the airwaves of the campus radio station. The host, Andy Longhurst, took us […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 39 Available

Episode 39: The Environmental History of Stanley Park, 30 September 2013 [39:20] In 1888, the City of Vancouver officially opened its first urban park to the public, Stanley Park. The park lies adjacent to downtown Vancouver, encompassing a nearly 1,000-acre peninsula. It is one of the best-known parks in Canada […]


Inventing Stanley Park Now Available

After toiling on this project for an embarrassing number of years, I am very pleased to announce that my first book has now been published and it is available for purchase here and for download as an e-book on the Google Play bookstore. Inventing Stanley Park: An Environmental History is […]


Stanley Park on Today in Canadian History

122 years ago, Vancouver’s Stanley Park officially opened to the public. I joined Joe Burima in studio at CJSW 90.9fm to discuss this day in Canadian history: [audio:http://cjsw.com/podcasts/tich/2010-09-27.mp3] Today in Canadian History, 27 September 2010 Toward the end of our interview, Joe asked me about last summer’s controversy over a […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 13 Available

Episode 13 New Directions in Urban Environmental History & Abandoned Mines: March 3, 2010. [audio:http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past13.mp3][49:59] Next week the American Society for Environmental History will hold its annual meeting in Portland, Oregon. Environmental historians will gather from March 10-13 to share new research and ideas, roughly surrounding the theme of “Currents […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 12 Available

Episode 12 Industrialization in Subarctic Environments: January 19, 2010. [audio:http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past12.mp3][24:30] Between 1920 and 1960, Canada’s northwest subarctic region experienced late-stage rapid industrialization along its large lakes. These included Lake Winnipeg, Lake Athabasca, Great Slave Lake, and Great Bear Lake. Powered by high-energy fossil fuels, the natural resources of the northwest […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 10 Available

Episode 10 Digital Technologies and Environmental History: October 21, 2009. [audio:http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past10.mp3][40:59] How have online digital technologies changed environmental history research, communication, and teaching? This episode of the podcast explores this question in the context of the recent NiCHE Digital Infrastructure API Workshop held in Mississauga, Ontario. Online-based Application Programming Interfaces […]


Kheraj Speaking at City of Vancouver Archives Fundraiser

If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday afternoon from 2-4pm, I hope you might find your way to the Joyce Walley Learning Centre at the Vancouver Museum for the Friends of the Vancouver City Archives Fundraiser. I will be speaking at this event about my research on the […]