North America

Remembering the Queen of Canada

As part of the British Commonwealth, Canada has a complex relationship with the monarchy. A Canadian scholar examines the British Crown’s reliance on religious and military symbolism to invoke its authority, especially with regard to upholding treaties with Indigenous peoples.

Queen Elizabeth II Cecil Beton photograph

By Pamela Klassen... Read more about Remembering the Queen of Canada

The Geopolitics of Energy: The 1970s Oil Crisis

The Russian oil boycott has not only shaken the global economy, but also exposes how overdue the world is for a transition to cleaner energy. Three scholars report on impacts of the boycott and emphasize the need for multilateral solutions that don’t repeat the mistakes of the past.

Back of a man in the 1970s standing to cars and holding a gas can

By Michelle Nicholasen

First in a series of interviews on the impact of the Russian oil boycott on countries around the world.... Read more about The Geopolitics of Energy: The 1970s Oil Crisis