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· October, 2009

Stories about History from October, 2009

Haiti: National Anthem Singing Contest

Martinique: Free your mind, free your hair

The Balkans: Open Letter to Amnesty International

Japan: Animated stereoviews of old Japan

Russia: Khodorkovsky's Case, 6 Years On

The Balkans: Karadzic's Trial; Plavsic’s Release

Albania: Robert Elsie's “Albanian Dialects”

Hungary: Budapest

Hungary: 1956

Indonesia: Youth Pledge Day 2009

South Korea: Jeju Olle routes

Bahamas: Effects of Colonialism

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Happy Independence

Palestine: A Student's Tour Of Gaza

Germany and China: Berlin Twitter Wall

Bangladesh: Conference On 1971 Genocide

Kazakhstan: Atomic Lake

China: Relics of the Old Summer Palace

Back in the news again is Beijing’s Old Summer Palace, whose destruction still remains a sensitive topic in China. Built during the Qing Dynasty, it was later sacked by British...

Russia: Soviet Legacy and Street Names

A few weeks ago, it seemed as if every single Russian blogger took the time to write something about the re-naming of Anti-Soviet Shish Kebab Restaurant in Moscow, a dissident...

Trinidad & Tobago: No Hope?

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