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Department of History's Video Series on First World War

To mark the centennial of the start of the First World War, York University's Department of History has produced a documentary series, entitled The War to End All Wars: A Look Back at World War I. Comprised of six English-language episodes and one French-language episode, the series includes 14 of York's History professors discussing: The World at War, Canada at War, Women at War, Empires at War, Technologies at War, The Spoils of War and Les Canadiens français et la Première Guerre mondiale. View videos
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Book uncovers hidden histories of lives lived in 20th century

Written by many of Canada's leading historical researchers, The Dawn of Canada's Century demonstrates the wide-ranging and revealing social histories made possible by the new Canadian Century Research Infrastructure (CCRI). Edited by Professor Emeritus Gordon Darroch the book will launch Tuesday, April 22 Full Story
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Student wins grant for youth mentorship program

Social Work student Soroush Fakhri is the latest recipient of a grant of up to $25,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to support his Afghan Mentorship Program, which provides programming support for Afghan youth in the Durham Region. Soroush came from Afghanistan when he was six years old and understands first-hand the struggles immigrant youth face. "A lot of them are smart and very family-oriented and they just need a little help. I feel fortunate for the people who helped me in the past and that's what motivates me." Full Story

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