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

Conference on the History of Canadian Foreign Aid

The Historical Section of Global Affairs Canada, in conjunction with the history departments of Bishop's University and Carleton University, is holding a two-day conference on December 12–13, 2016, on the history of official development assistance (ODA).

The conference, A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid, 1950-2016, will be held at the Lester B. Pearson Building, Robertson Room, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa.

H-Net Job Guide, week of 5 December 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.


SFU - a great place to do graduate work

The Department of History at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia invites applications to its MA and PhD programs. Graduate students in history at SFU receive close individual supervision from experts in the early modern world; cities; empire, colonialism, and migration; environmental history; gender and sexuality; labour; indigenous peoples; race and ethnicity; religion; the societies and cultures of Asia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the US; and war, resistance, and revolution.

Launch of Concordia University Press

[La version française suit | Cross-posted]

Concordia University Launches Open Access Press
Call for Proposals

Concordia University Press launched on 27 October 2016. The Press is a non-profit publisher of peer-reviewed books and pamphlets of varying lengths that cross disciplinary boundaries and propel scholarly inquiry into new areas. The Press invites submissions of proposals for books and series from potential authors or editors.

Celebrate the Holidays with 12 Days of Trouvailles!

The Findings/Trouvailles Editorial Committee would like to extend its warm holiday greetings and thanks to you for reading the blog of the Champlain Society. To show you our appreciation, we have collectively, and with the assistance of members of the Champlain Society's Governing Council, created 12 Days of Trouvailles.