CACHE OF CIVILISATIONS
Is it possible to model the integration of refugees from a religious minority using algorithms? Opinion is divided on whether an elaborate version of The Sims is a useful social tool. Why history matters: the siege of Vienna was not a clash between crescent and cross, and it’s important to know it. Meanwhile, in Sweden the government has a bizarrely and frighteningly weak attitude to child marriage.
The second stage of the University of Newcastle’s Indigenous massacre map is now online, with an extensive introduction to the (far too short) historiography of colonial mass murder in Australia; Calla Wahlquist explores the development of the second stage here.