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New Book by Jennifer Bonnell – Stewards of Splendour: A History of Wildlife and People in British Columbia

New Book by Jennifer Bonnell – Stewards of Splendour: A History of Wildlife and People in British Columbia

Stewards of Splendour: A History of Wildlife and People in British Columbia dives into the contentious and often polarizing history of human relationships with wildlife in Canada’s western-most province. Taking as its scope the pre-1770s period of Indigenous land stewardship to the present, the book explores the ways that Indigenous communities, scientists, hunter-conservationists, and naturalists have […]

"Tehrangeles": Sound, Image and Archives November 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm

"Tehrangeles": Sound, Image and Archives November 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm

When and Where Tuesday, November 14, 2023 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmWilliam Doo Auditorium (Lower Floor) 45 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 2H3 Description Join us for a multimedia presentation, panel discussion and double book launch focused on post-revolutionary Iranian popular culture in "Tehrangeles" (Tehran + Los Angeles), home to the largest concentration of Iranians outside of Iran. The […]

History Undergraduate Wins LA&PS Writing Award

History Undergraduate Wins LA&PS Writing Award

Congratulations to Brandon Lamorena, whose essay for Deborah Neill’s HIST 3844, ““A land without people for a people without land”” has been chosen as the third-year winner for the 22-23 LA&PS Writing Prize. Congratulations, as well, to Albert Duan and Guillaume Jean, whose “On the Other Side of War”, done for Jennifer Bonnell’s HIST 4840 […]

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez on the launch of the Virtual Museum of the Spanish Civil War

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez on the launch of the Virtual Museum of the Spanish Civil War

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez on the establishment of the Virtual Museum of the Spanish Civil War, featured in The Guardian news article: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/oct/10/virtual-spanish-civil-war-museum-aims-to-cut-through-political-divide

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert who received the “Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel La Católica”

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert who received the “Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel La Católica”

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Adrian Shubert who received the “Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel La Católica”—a prestigious medal granted by His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain—for contributions to the field of Modern Spanish History. Congratulations on the presentation of this extraordinary honour. The following excerpt is taken from the Sept. 28 Issue of […]

Congratulations to Nick Rogers on his new book, "Bad Blood in Georgian Bristol: The Murder of Sir John Dineley"

Congratulations to Nick Rogers on his new book, "Bad Blood in Georgian Bristol: The Murder of Sir John Dineley"

Many congratulations to our colleague Nicholas Rogers, who has recently published his new book, Bad Blood in Georgian Bristol: The Murder of Sir John Dineley, co-written (with Steve Poole) and published by the Regional History Centre University of the West of England/Redcliffe Books.  "In 1741, Sir John Dineley, a gentleman with substantial west country land […]

Modern Spanish History in Global Perspective: A Conference in Honour of Adrian Shubert

Modern Spanish History in Global Perspective: A Conference in Honour of Adrian Shubert

"A conference exploring modern Spanish history will take place at the Archives of Ontario at York University’s Keele Campus on Sept. 16 and run alongside a temporary exhibit that features Spanish Civil War-related archive material that includes children’s drawings. The conference, titled “Modern Spanish History in Global Perspective: A Conference in Honour of Adrian Shubert,” […]

Congratulations to Michele Johnson and Funké Ajadejebi

Congratulations to Michele Johnson and Funké Ajadejebi

Many congratulations to our colleague Michele Johnson and our former PhD Funké Ajadejebi for winning the Canadian Studies Network Best Edited Collection Prize for their recent work, Unsettling The Great White North: Black Canadian History (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2022). The citation can be found here. This is a great achievement and our warmest wishes […]