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How Many Countries are There? Shout out to CGP Grey

While prepping another post, I was fondly reminiscing discussions I’ve had about┬ácountries and borders and their dynamic nature. We love to categorize and hold steady certain ideas, especially when organizing and data-basing data, but that becomes very difficult to maintain when dealing with┬áthe fluidity of border locations (or even building or street names… but that’s another post). 274 more words

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#GuestColumn: The rise and fall of the DDR as seen by a visitor returning to Leipzig after half a century

Representing the Rise and Fall of the DDR as seen through the eyes of a Visitor Returning to Leipzig after nearly Fifty Years

By John Agnew… 519 more words

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"Reconfiguring Global Space" at IU - Bloomington, July 14-17

Majed Akhter circulated an announcement today for the upcoming “Reconfiguring Global Space” conference at Indiana University – Bloomington, which looks excellent. All talks and other programming are free and open to all. 138 more words

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