Enter the laboratory with Dr. Patricia Fara of Cambridge University as she explores how female scientists, doctors, and engineers took on new roles during the First World War.
In 1914, agriculture, industry and warfare formed a violent triad of destruction. While combat damage to nature was generally short-lived, major environmental changes occurred behind the battlefields. Join Tait Keller, Associate Professor of History at Rhodes College , as he explores how warfare and energy extraction coevolved during the war and explains how the intersections of armed conflict, human victimization, and environmental exploitation still affect us today.
The Chemists’ War: Environmental Histories of Chemical Weapons Manufacture in the United States during World War I
Join Linda Hall Library Research Fellow Dr. Gerard J. Fitzgerald for a discussion on the environmental impacts of chemical warfare production in the U.S. and the role civilians played in this effort. Co-sponsored and hosted by the National WWI Museum and Memorial.