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· December, 2011

Stories about History from December, 2011

Bangladesh:Hot Air Balloon Show in Dhaka

Pakistan: On the Construction of Contemporary Pakistani National Identity

Algeria: What Independence means

India:Call for ‘Back to Basics’ in Kashmir

Singapore Memory Project

Barbados: old-time Christmas

Macedonia, Poland: Remembering Solidarność

Bermuda: military mess?

Brazil: Blogging on the Archives of the Dictatorship

CEE: More on Václav Havel and His Legacy

Czech Republic: A Tribute to Václav Havel

Pakistan: Journalists Are Intimidated Not To Report

Russia: Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the 2012 Presidential Election

Incarcerated since 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky is once again in Russia's political spotlight as presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov vows to pardon him if he's elected next spring. Donna Welles reports.

Sidi Bouzid's Anniversary: Celebrating One Year of Arab Awakening

If you had to describe this year in one word what would it be? Leila Nachwati, who was in Tunisia two months ago to attend the Third Arab Bloggers Meeting,...

Arab World: Thank You Mohamed Bouazizi! Thank You Sidi Bouzid!

Netizens around the world today commemorate the first anniversary of the Arab revolution, sparked by the self-immolation of fruit and vegetable vendor Mohammed Bouazizi in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia. What started...

Bangladesh, Pakistan: Crowd-sourcing Stories Of December 1971

United Kingdom: Video from Hitchens’ 1999 U.S. Book Tour

Historical Link between Brunei and Nanjing, China

Cuba: Food History

Brazil: Youth Demands for “Real Democracy Now”

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