Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Events for 2020-2021




History Doctorial Candidate Workshop
November 27, 2020

Writing During the Pandemic Workshop
November 23, 2020

We are holding a live Zoom event on November 18th, 2020 at 5:30 pm to introduce students from across Canada to our faculty and students who make our MA and PhD programs welcoming and intellectually engaging. 

Please RSVP for this event here: 


 November 5th & 6th - Global History Initiative at Queen's University


  • "Global Histories of Colonialism" Virtual Workshop
  • Keynote Speakers:
    • Tony Ballantyne, University of Otago, speaking on “Scale and Connection: Thinking about the Global History of Empires and Colonialism from the Pacific” (Thursday 5 November, 4pm EST)
    • Kris Manjapra, Tufts University, speaking on “Colonialism in Global Perspective” (Friday 6 November, 4pm EST)

  • If you are interested in attending, please register through Eventbrite (you can register for individual panels and keynotes depending on your interest/schedule, or attend the whole event by selecting all of the panels at checkout). This event is free, but we do ask that you commit to attending the panels you register for as spaces are limited. Event registration here



  • October 22nd - History Seminar Series
    • Zeb Tortorici, New York University
    • Erotic Archival Entanglements: Flea Markets, Collections, and Preservation in Mexico
    • Online (Zoom) 11:30 am EST

  • October 20th -  History Department
    • Virtual Round Table
    • Sharry Aiken (Queen's University), Emma Wyse (Queen's University), Tahseen Shams (University of Toronto), Werner Nell (University of Halle/Queen's University), Jennifer Hosek (Queen's University), Swen Steinberg (Queen's University), Amitava Chowdhury (Queen's University)
    • Longing, Belonging, and Exclusion in a Global World: Refugees in Past and Present
    • On line via Zoom @ 10:00 am EST