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The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights in Spain: Promoting Democracy through Migrant Engagement, 1985–2010
WWW1 International Conference - Sept 18th, 2014
Congratulations to our colleague Sakis Gekas - Associate Professor
Congratulations to Willie Jenkins-three awards for his book
Announcing our 2013-14 History Award Winners
Congratulations to all of our June 2014 graduates!
Book prizes for Sean Kheraj and William Jenkins at this year's meeting of the Canadian Historical Association / Société historique du Canada
Jonathan Edmondson is this year’s recipient of the Award of Merit by the Classical Association of Canada/ Société des Études Classiques.
Inventing Stanley Park won an honourable mention for the 2013 BC Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Historical Writing
Richard C. Hoffmann’s new book: An Environmental History of Medieval Europe
Congratulations to our Colleague and Chair-Marcel Martel on the publication of his new book!
The Valentine’s Day Treaty
By BOYD COTHRAN - Article from The New York Times
Congratulations to Thabit Abdullah on the appearance of his new books


Employment opportunities: 2014-2015 Fall/Winter Positions - CUPE UNIT II



World War I documentary series by Department of History

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For a full listing of upcoming and past events, please click here.

Thursday, September 18th
International Conference - The First World War: History, Memory and Commemoration. La PremiÈre Guerre mondiale: Histoire, mÉmoire et commÉmoration. 9am - 5pm. Archives of Ontario-Archives publiques de l'Ontario, 134 Ian Macdonald, York University

Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History:
"Canada and the Great War" by Dr. Margaret MacMillan. 7pm - 9pm.
Pierre Lassonde Lecture Hall, X106. Schulich Building

Tuesday, September 23rd
GHSA Historians' Craft talk: From Khaldun to Gramsci. Reflections on Historicism. By Prof. Esteve Morera. 12:30 – 2pm. 2183 Vari Hall

Twitter Twitter @yorkhist YouTube channel Daprtment of History's YouTube channel YFile YFile - York University's daily news
Student Papers & Academic Research Kit


Mon –Fri: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Tel: 416-736-5123
Fax: 416-736-5836


The Undergraduate Director is available on a weekly basis in 2140 Vari Hall to advise students (walk-in, no appointments necessary). See below for details:

Wed., Sept. 24: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thurs., Sept. 25: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Mentors will be available to help students on a weekly basis in 2157 Vari Hall

Walk-in or for an appointment email

Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Marcel Martel

Graduate Director:
William Jenkins

Undergraduate Director:
William Wicken


September 25th, 2014
October 23rd, 2014
November 27th, 2014
January 29th, 2015
February 26th, 2015
March 26th, 2015
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History Departments YouTube channel


AP/HIST 4511 & AP/HIST 4570

Toronto 1914 website

Sir Sanford Fleming - by Elissa Chu
Forgotten Sacrifices - by Shafi Khan