Projects are published or unpublished activities produced by Professor Joe Cain. Projects in this collection will include small research queries, large online projects, data stores, or activities best suited for digital distribution.

Guidebooks to 1854 Crystal Palace (Sydenham)

When the Crystal Palace and Park opened in Sydenham in 1854, the Crystal Palace Company had ready a series of small guidebooks to help visitors explore the attractions of their theme park. The general Guide offered More…

Lessons About Renaming University Buildings

Summary: The argument builds on several steps. First, naming is a commemorative act. These acts support heritage stories. Conflicts over renaming really are conflicts between heritage stories. These conflicts cannot be resolved by appealing to More…

Darwinian Heritage on Gower Street at UCL

English Heritage commemorates Charles Darwin with a blue plaque located on Gower Street in Bloomsbury, central London. The “Darwin plaque” is fixed to the Darwin Building, one of the substantial science buildings of University College More…

Eugenics at University of Puget Sound (UPS)

Colleagues at the University of Puget Sound (UPS) have developed a course to explore the history and legacy of eugenics in their community. This draws on an interdisciplinary team of tutors and some highly energetic students. More…

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