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Congratulations to Harrison Forsyth on the publication of his article 'Building a Virtual Roman City: Teaching History Through Video Game Design’

Congratulations to Harrison Forsyth on the publication of his article 'Building a Virtual Roman City: Teaching History Through Video Game Design’

Many congratulations to Harrison Forsyth, a member of the Graduate Programme in the Ancient Field, on the publication of an article entitled ‘Building a Virtual Roman City: Teaching History Through Video Game Design’ in the Journal of Classics Study, which had its roots in Harrison’s teaching in a third year history of the Roman city. […]

The Department of History is saddened by the passing of Christopher Armstrong

The Department of History is saddened by the passing of Christopher Armstrong

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Christopher Armstrong on June 18, 2022. He was a noted member of our Department. Those lucky enough to work with Chris will remember a lively, witty and forceful presence in the Department, a deeply-valued colleague.  In particular, he was a major contributor to the […]

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Essay Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Essay Award Winners

Desmond Hart Memorial Book Prize 1000 Level:  Kaylah Christie for FW21 AP/HIST 1040 6.0 Popular Uses of History: An Introduction to Public History (Leila Pourtavaf) Desmond Hart Memorial Book Prize 2000 Level:  Jude Kelly for FW21 AP/HIST 2900 6.0 Global Indigenous Histories (Carolyn Podruchny) Desmond Hart Memorial Book Prize 3000 Level:  Wilbur Greer for FW21 […]

This month's Research Digest by the LAPS Research Office features a collaborative research project “Indigenous Climate Leadership and Self-determined Futures" detailing Carolyn Podruchny's & Alan Corbiere's involvement

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla on their book, "La Guerra Civil Española en 100 Objetos, Imágenes Y Lugares"

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla on their book, "La Guerra Civil Española en 100 Objetos, Imágenes Y Lugares"

Adrian Shubert and Antonio Cazorla have just published, in Spain, a book entitled La Guerra Civil Española en 100 Objetos, Imágenes Y Lugares [The Spanish Civil War in 100 Objects, Images, and Places]. ABOUT THE BOOK

Congratulations to Rachel Koopmans on the publication of "The First Miracle Window: Becket’s Earliest Pilgrims in Canterbury’s Stained Glass"

Congratulations to Rachel Koopmans on the publication of "The First Miracle Window: Becket’s Earliest Pilgrims in Canterbury’s Stained Glass"

Rachel Koopmans’ work on stained glass windows in Canterbury Cathedral has resulted in the publication of a fast-selling booklet in the Cathedral: The First Miracle Window: Becket’s Earliest Pilgrims in Canterbury’s Stained Glass, with digital reconstructions and an afterword by Léonie Seliger (Canterbury Cathedral Enterprises, 2022): https://www.cathedral-enterprises.co.uk/Shop/Books/Books-on-Kent-Canterbury-and-the-Cathedral/The-First-Miracle-Window The booklet has also been reviewed: https://www.vidimus.org/issues/issue-139/reviews/the-first-miracle-window-beckets-earliest-pilgrims-in-canterburys-stained-glass/

Congratulations to Rebecca Lazarenko, Elizabeth Best, and Jennifer Bolton on receiving awards through the York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund

Congratulations to Rebecca Lazarenko, Elizabeth Best, and Jennifer Bolton on receiving awards through the York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund

Congratulations to Rebecca Lazarenko, Elizabeth Best, and Jennifer Bolton, all of whom are PhD students in the Graduate Programme, on receiving awards through the York University Indigenous Research Seed Fund, which supports “emerging and established Indigenous scholars for research that advances excellence in Indigenous knowledge, languages and ways of knowing and being”. Jennifer Bolton’s project […]

Congratulations to Carl Ehrlich on his new book, a new co-edited collection, "Israel and the Diaspora: Jewish Connectivity in a Changing World"

Congratulations to Carl Ehrlich on his new book, a new co-edited collection, "Israel and the Diaspora: Jewish Connectivity in a Changing World"

ABOUT THE BOOK Congratulations to the Editors: Carl S. Ehrlich, Department of History & Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada Robert A. Kenedy, Department of Sociology, York University, Toronto, Canada Uzi Rebhun, Shlomo Argov Chair in Israel-Diaspora Relations, Avraham Harman Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem […]

Congratulations to Paul E. Lovejoy, co-editor of a new book, "Regenerated Identities: Documenting African Lives"

Congratulations to Paul E. Lovejoy, co-editor of a new book, "Regenerated Identities: Documenting African Lives"

ABOUT THE BOOK About the Editors Paul E. Lovejoy, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, York University, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Henry B. Lovejoy, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Colorado at Boulder, and Director of the Digital Slavery Research Lab.   Érika Melek Delgado holds a Leverhulme Fellowship […]