70 Years Since the Outbreak of the Second World War

So, here we are, September 3rd, 2009, 70 years after the Second World War was officially declared...  Some of the stories that have caught my attention: Guardian: Why did the Second World War begin? Terry Teachout: The War That Never Ends Poland/UK 70th Anniversary Ceremony The Daily Mirror looks back to its front cover in 1939, and compares the fight to the current one in Afghanistan. History Today collects some memories, click for all posts…

Greenbelt 2009

I had a great time at Greenbelt, and it was nice to get away and do something different! I spend quite a lot of time at academic conferences, so I didn't go to a huge number of talks, as I knew I could get most of them (well, I thought all, but the above is awaiting Rob Bell producing his own similar video, so not included) online afterwards, so I wanted to do some practical…
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