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Projects & Initiatives

Catch up with our various projects and initiatives. We've always got some interesting research and events in the works. Stay tuned for more.

Travelling T-Shirt Contest

York University's Department of History’s T-shirts have been spotted in several countries all over the world as part of the Travelling T-Shirt Contest. Click here to view the photos!

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This is My Time: History at York

See what our students have to say about their experience at York.

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Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair

The Greek Canadian History Project collects and tells the stories of Canada's Greek diaspora. It is also designed and committed to identifying, acquiring, digitizing, preserving and providing access to primary source materials reflecting the experiences of Canada’s Greek immigrants and their descendants.

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ADOPIA

This digital humanities initiative combines the results of cutting-edge epigraphic research with all the advantages of new digital technologies, since its digital format allows new epigraphic data to be rapidly incorporated, resulting in a constant updating of the material.

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Provincial History Fair

As part of its Canada 150 celebration, the Ontario Heritage Fairs Association and York University have partnered on Provincial Fair 2017.

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Canada 150 @ York

In collaboration with other units across York University, LA&PS presents seven distinct but interconnected projects before and during the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation of 1867. These programs help illuminate a wide array of fascinating perspectives about the events of the 1860s and their implications.

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Archive: History Matters

This initiative connects the work of historians with the wider public and the importance of the past to current events.

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City Builders: Immigrant Construction Workers in Postwar Toronto

This initiative is dedicated to the history of immigrant construction workers and their labour struggles in postwar Toronto. Here you will find biographies, photos, audio recordings, interactive digital maps and timelines, infographics, a series of oral history videos and a four-part documentary about the lives of the immigrant workers who built Toronto.

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Portuguese Canadian History Project - Democratizing Access to history

This initiative is intended to preserve the collective memory of Portuguese immigrants and their descendants in Canada; and democratize access to historical knowledge, both in its consumption and production.

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Coptic Canadian History Project

The Coptic Canadian History Project aims to identify, archive, digitize, preserve and provide free access to source materials reflecting the knowledge, collective memory and experiences of Egypt’s Coptic population, Coptic immigrants and their descendants.

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Greek Canadian History Project

The Greek Canadian History Project is an initiative designed and committed to identifying, acquiring, digitizing, preserving, and providing access to primary source materials that reflect the experiences of Canada’s Greek immigrants and their descendants.

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