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The Irish diaspora

September 08, 2017

Seventy million people around the world claim Irish ancestry. BC historian Kevin Kenny explores the great emigration.

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River of woes

July 24, 2017

How a flood control policy designed to save an empire helped destroy it.

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Impact of fracking

June 26, 2017

Professor of History Conevery Valencius uses a Radcliffe fellowship to study fracking links to earthquakes.

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'Freak Out and Carry On'

June 15, 2017

BC historian Heather Cox Richardson co-hosts a new WBUR podcast on politics and history.

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Historians honored

June 06, 2017

History faculty members Sylvia Sellers-Garcia and Yajun Mo receive prestigious awards for research.

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'Best book' prize in environmental history

April 08, 2017

A catastrophic event in medieval China holds lessons for our relationship with the environment today, says historian Ling Zhang.

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Before 'fake news'

January 11, 2017

False prophecy played a similar role in medieval times, writes BC's Eric Weiskott.

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A fine line

July 08, 2016

In an Irish Times op-ed, History's Rob Savage examines BBC reporting during The Troubles.

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Suffrage, citizenship

July 02, 2016

A BC lecture on women in post-Civil War America airs on C-SPAN.

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Lowenberg Fellowship

May 17, 2016

BC historian Charles Gallagher, S.J., will study at the U.S. Holocaust Museum.

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'Freak Out and Carry On'

June 15, 2017

BC historian Heather Cox Richardson co-hosts a new WBUR podcast on politics and history.

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Aleppo a war crime?

January 10, 2017

Associate Professor of History Devin Pendas weighs in on NECN's 'The Take.'

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The Trump win

November 09, 2016

Listen as presidential historian Patrick Maney outlines two significant advantages Donald Trump will bring to office.

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'Murder of a President'

February 02, 2016

Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson is consultant, commentator for PBS 'American Experience' on Garfield assassination.