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Dr. Lisa Pasolli Joins $2.5M Project to Design Childcare Policies

Dr. Pasolli has joined a international, interdisciplinary research team to take part in a new project, “What is the Best Policy Mix for Diverse Canadian Families with Young Children? Re-imagining Family Polices,” which has been awarded a $2.5 million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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Dr. James Carson appointed editor of the Queen’s Quarterly

Dr. Jamey Carson recently appointed editor of the Queen's Quarterly

Congratulations to Dr. Carson for his recent appointment as editor for the Queen's Quarterly. Jamey has been a faculty member of the Department of History since 1996.  He has also served in administrative positions at Queen's which included Associate Dean at the Faculty of Arts and Science and Chair of the Department of History.  We wish him well in his newest endeavor.  

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Historians’ Project Recognized by Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada

On 10 July 2019 the Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, MP, visited Queen’s Kingston to announce a grant of $25 million over ten years to the Canadian Institute of Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR). He also recognized  the Queen’s-Servicewomen’s Salute Canada Portal Project to provide needed online resources for Canadian servicewomen transitioning to civilian life and female veterans, which is being conducted in collaboration with CIMVHR.

Matthew Barrett wins Social History Best Article Prize for 2018

Matthew Barrett, a PhD candidate, has been awarded the Histoire sociale / Social History best article prize for 2018 (https://twitter.com/Sociale_History/status/1136736740666880001). It is titled “Worthless Cheques and Financial Honour: Cheque Fraud and Canadian Gentlemen Officers during the First World War” and it is based on a chapter from his thesis which he will defend shortly.

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