Norman Berdichevsky’s Denmark: An Introduction to Danish Culture

Amid tough immigration laws, Denmark has contributed countless times to the fields of science, art, literature and design. Smaller and less well-known than neighboring Norway and Sweden, Denmark is something of an enigma to the wider world. However, Danish contributions to science, engineering,...

Kindred Spirits? Canada and the US in a Comparative Lens

April 07, 2014

On which issues do Americans and Canadians converge and diverge the most? Regions Apart: The Four Societies of Canada and the United States, by Dr. Edward Grabb, professor emeritus of sociology at Western University and the late Dr. James Curtis of the University of Waterloo, redefined and...

Tradition, Innovation, and Contradiction: Switzerland in Focus

November 02, 2013

Switzerland’s political system might be slow, but it’s “grown-up” politics. James Blake Wiener, Communications Director of the Ancient History Encyclopedia and independent writer, speaks to Diccon Bewes, the award-winning author of Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk & Money,...