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Queen's University

Peter Price  

Ph.D. Candidate
Canadian political and intellectual history

Phone: 613-533-2150
Fax: 613-533-6298


M.A. History, Queen's University, 2009
B.A. History, University of Ottawa, 2008


Peter Price is a doctoral candidate specializing in Canadian intellectual and political history in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His dissertation research examines the idea of political nationality and citizenship in Canada in the decades following Confederation. He works under the supervision of Dr. Jeffrey McNairn.


"Fashioning a Constitutional Narrative: John S. Ewart and the Development of a 'Canadian Constitution'" Canadian Historical Review 92:3 (Sept. 2012)

Conference Papers:

"Liminal Subjects: Naturalization and the Complications of Nationality Law in Canada, 1870-1914," Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, Waterloo, Ontario, May 2012

"The Republic of Canada: Recovering John S. Ewart's Republican Idea of Canada," Underhill Colloquium, Carleton University – March, 2011

"Empire State of Mind: The Movement for Imperial Federation in Canada, 1885-1893," Pierre Savard Conference, University of Ottawa – March, 2010

"Inventing Tomorrow's Yesterday: Instituting a National History in the Public Archives of Canada, 1870-1902," McGill-Queen's Graduate Conference in History, McGill University – March, 2010

"Citizens of Greater Britain: Ideas of Imperial Citizenship in late-Nineteenth Century English Canada," New Frontiers Conference, York University – February, 2010


HIST 391 – Contesting Canada: Nationalisms in Canadian History

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