In the late 1960s Kitsilano was a centre for the Canadian counterculture. How did Vancouver respond?
A review essay that asks: Is it time for a reassessment of the history of 1970s urban reform in Toronto?
I’m delighted to be nominated for Heritage Toronto’s 2015 Short Publication prize.
Seven years in, it’s time to take stock of the Active History project. That’s the spirit behind the New Directions in Active History Conference, taking place next week (October 2-4) in London, ON.
When did playing dead become a way of speaking out? In this post, I present a short history of the die-in.
This year, I was pleased to be asked to lead a Heritage Toronto walking tour of downtown, entitled “Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Seven Stops”.
I’m excited to be presenting my research on the Toronto Eaton Centre for the first time at the annual meeting of the CHA in Ottawa.
In this post, I look back at nearly two centuries of real (and imagined) rivalry between Canada’s two metropoles.
In this post, I take a look at Richard III´s extraordinary return to the public eye over the past two years: it’s a story about much more than archaeology and historical inquiry, as it turns out.
New History Lab is a seminar series at the University of Leicester, organized by graduate students in the School of History.
In today’s post, I want to talk about how the “feel of the city” has come up in my own research, why it matters, and what one innovative UK project is doing to record and interpret it.
My article in the latest issue of Spacing takes a look at 1970s debates over vice on Yonge Street. Check it out!
This Friday, October 3rd, I’ll be taking part in a panel on vice and citizen activism at a conference in Montréal. The only thing is…I’m in the UK.