Joel Zemel

Joel Zemel and Alan Ruffman at the CNRS-RCN Historical Conference

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Joel Zemel (Scapegoat: The Extraordinary Legal Proceedings Following the 1917 Halifax Explosion) and Dr. Alan Ruffman (Co-editor, Ground Zero: A Reassessment of the 1917 Explosion in Halifax Harbour) will be presenting The 1917 Explosion Cloud as seen in Halifax Harbour: An Ephemeral Signal for Help at the Canadian Nautical Research Society- CNRS-RCN Historical Conference on Friday, Aug. 11. The one day conference will be held at…

Author Joel Zemel presents “The Aftermath of the Halifax Explosion” at Halifax’s Maritime Museum

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Join author Joel Zemel  on tues. Dec 2 as he presents his lecture entitled “The Aftermath of the Halifax Explosion” at Halifax’s Maritime Museum. Based on his award winning book Following the horrific 1917 Halifax Explosion, the result of a collision between S. S. Mont Blanc and S. S. Imo, the federal government of Canada put forth what appeared to be a concerted effort to initiate an…