Laurier Military History Webinar Series – New Directions in the History of the Second World War

Now that we have emerged from the shadow of the First World War centenary, many military historians are beginning to turn their attention towards the study of the Second World War. This panel will discuss the past, present and future of the literature of the Second World War, providing us insight into what we know and what might lie ahead for historians of 1939-1945. The panel will be hosted by Dr. Geoffrey Hayes, a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo.

UBC Harjit Kaur Sidhu Annual Memorial Program, with "Perspectives on the Farmers' Movement in India"

The Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program, established in 2009, is held annually at the University of British Columbia to celebrate Punjabi language, culture and history in the province of British Columbia, and in Canada.

This year’s Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program will be held ONLINE through Zoom on 7 April 2021 at 6:30 p.m. PDT

Every year, this event features awards for student winners of an essay contest, an achievement award to a BC-based Punjabi language writer, and talks or performances.

Laurier Military History Webinar Series – New Directions in the History of the Second World War

Now that we have emerged from the shadow of the First World War centenary, many military historians are beginning to turn their attention towards the study of the Second World War. This panel will discuss the past, present and future of the literature of the Second World War, providing us insight into what we know and what might lie ahead for historians of 1939-1945. The panel will be hosted by Dr. Geoffrey Hayes, a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo.

ToC: No Better Home? Jews, Canada, and the Sense of Belonging. Edited by David S. Koffman, Toronto: UTP, 2021

I am pleased to announce the publication of a new volume of essays, David S. Koffman (ed.) No Better Home?: Jews, Canada, and the Sense of Belonging. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2021. 

 

https://utorontopress.com/ca/no-better-home-2

This alumna paints a broader picture of Haitian history and culture

This alumna paints a broader picture of Haitian history and culture

Photo credit: François Mittins

An only child raised by her mother and grandmother in Gatineau, Quebec, Laurena Finéus grew up listening to stories about her grandmother, who left Haiti for Canada in the 1970s to build a life for her family. This meant leaving her children with relatives until she had the means to send for them.

Martha Hanna on Canadian Great War Wives - A Webinar by LCMSDS

Eighty-thousand Canadian women had their lives upended when their husbands enlisted for overseas service during the First World War, and yet we have known very little about how they experienced the war, coped with the challenges of separation and “single parenthood,” and struggled with the emotional anxiety occasioned by their husbands’ absence.

Martha Hanna on Canadian Great War Wives - A Webinar by LCMSDS

Eighty-thousand Canadian women had their lives upended when their husbands enlisted for overseas service during the First World War, and yet we have known very little about how they experienced the war, coped with the challenges of separation and “single parenthood,” and struggled with the emotional anxiety occasioned by their husbands’ absence.

The Story of These Lands: Recovering Indigenous-Ukrainian Narratives in East Central Alberta

The Kule Folklore Centre at the University of Alberta and the Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre at MacEwan University are pleased to invite you to a special event - presentation by Leah Hrycun entitled The Story of These Lands: Recovering Indigenous-Ukrainian Narratives in East Central Alberta.
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