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Dr. Swen Steinberg Launches Blog "Migrant Knowledge"

Postdoctoral Fellow Swen Steinberg is one of the three editors of the recently launched blog "Migrant Knowledge" (, hosted by the German Historical Institute in Washington/DC and its Pacific Regional Office at UC Berkeley. The blog publishes work at the intersection of migration and knowledge studies. The focus is historical, but "Migrant Knowledge" embraces perspectives from any scholars undertaking such research, regardless of discipline.

PhD Candidate Heena Mistry Launches Course Podcast Series!

PhD Candidate Heena Mistry recently launched a new podcast series with CFRC 101.9 FM featuring research and recordings by students in her Fall Term course, HIST 404: Themes in Diaspora History.  Students in this course recorded these podcasts in November 2018.  The podcast series, Deliberations in Diaspora can be found at on the CFRC podcast website and streamed on Spotify, itunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. 

Congratulations to Dr. Jacalyn Duffin!

Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Hannah Professor of the History of Medicine at Queen’s University (1988-2017),will be inducted to the Canadian Medical Hall of Frame. 

Six Canadian medical heroes are inducted annually to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Their work may be a single meritorious contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments. Pioneers in their field, they are role models of excellence in health in Canada and the world.