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Oral History Winter School 2019 (Hudson, NY)

Oral History Winter School 2019 has two workshops coming up in January. Registration is currently open, and each workshop has a small number of spots left. Interested in oral history, folklore, interviewing, archives? Come learn about oral history methods, theory, and practice in Hudson, NY this winter. More info and links below. 

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New podcast episode: Contested climate: the debate on the climatic influence of forests

The notion that climate was changing due to the human impact on forests was strongly promoted by foresters and botanists in the 19th century. Much of the concern with the impact of forests on climate would have remained the almost exclusive domain of scientists, were it not for the role of journalists in popularising and politicising the idea. Throughout the latter half of the 19th and first quarter of the 20th centuries, newspaper coverage of the debate transformed a dusty scientific enquiry into a vibrant but increasingly polarised public debate.