The primary purpose of H-Canada is to stimulate dialogue among scholars who study Canadian history. H-Canada enables scholars in history and related disciplines to: communicate current research and research interests; discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods, and tools of analysis; and test new ideas, and share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

CFP: Cultivated Pasts: Commemoration, History-Making, and Landscapes of Memory in Western Canada

Compared to Atlantic and central Canada, western Canada remains a historiographical hinterland in the field of historical study that examines how public perceptions of the past have been shaped and reshaped over time. Dramatic and seemingly timeless natural environments have been more central to the region’s iconography than ideas about human history – they have been staples of its art and literature, and grist for the mill of boosters and tourism promoters. Even common notions of western Canada as a kind of “frontier” are intertwined with ideas about land.


H-Net Job Guide, week of 17 October 2016

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Canada.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


The New Issue of the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadiene d'histoire de la médecine is Now Online!

The Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine is very excited to announce the online publication of Vol. 33 Issue 2, a special issue entitled “Probing the Limits of Method in the Neurosciences”: