The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.
Several pro-Brexit figures have made some spurious historical claims lately.
Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.
When World War II struck, the British government evacuated women to hospitals in the countryside to give birth – and the change still affects maternity care today.
The World Bank needs to change as part of rethinking the current world order, and giving rising powers and developing countries a meaningful voice.
Russians have been charged with interfering with the 2016 US presidential election. If true, it's not an isolated incident. Twice before, foreign powers tried to influence who won the Oval Office.
The Versailles Conference set up the ill-fated League of Nations. We must not allow the United Nations to suffer the same fate.
Even though the Holocaust is one of the best documented genocides in history, there's limited quantitative data available. A new study investigates the number of deaths per day.
The crucial phase of our discovery of black holes took place in a suitably dark period of human history – World War II.
The initial aim of the 1937 Foreign Agents Registration Act was long forgotten: the prosecution of Nazis for interfering with American democracy. But that law is startlingly relevant to the US now.
On the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, it is worth remembering how it provided America with an unparalleled position of power following the second world war.
Despite the primacy of Christmas in American culture, the visibility of Hanukkah in pop culture reminds Jews that they have their own holiday in which they can take pride.
The discovery of an apartment crammed with art has revealed the dark history of collaboration and looting during the days of the Third Reich.
The visa waiver scheme saved thousands of Jewish children from persecution – but at a huge cost.
In Terry Kurgan’s book family history, however tortuous, is subsumed into a greater history of the greatest atrocity.
Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
The Treaty of Versailles is often named as the main cause of World War II. But this is an overly simple explanation.
We can learn a lot about our past from fictional stories. In 'What is Left the Daughter,' author Howard Norman presents a cautionary tale from the Second World War of xenophobia and prejudice.
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the University of Saskatchewan will be dedicating a memorial bench on the university campus.