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History Student Prishni Seyone Awarded the 2021-2022 Pathy Foundation Fellowship

Prishni Seyone has been selected as a Pathy Fellow for the 2021-2022 cohort for the Toronto-based Starts With Youth initiative, of which she is the founder. Starts With Youth aims to raise awareness and build educational resources related to childhood trauma and its intergenerat

Rivard-Prendergast Studentship Recipient, Prishni Seyone, to Study Child Marriage in India

The Undergraduate Committee awarded this year’s Rivard-Prendergast Studentship to Prishni Seyone on the merits of her HIST515-thesis proposal, “The Indian Girl-Wife: Not Even a Woman, But Already a Wife.” Prishni tells us that she’s researching “the way this institution of early marriage stripped young, innocent girls of their education.”

Congratulations to Amitava Chowdhury and Donald Akenson, Vassili Schedrin, and Awet Weldemichael for their recent publications

  • Between Dispersion and Belonging: Global Approaches to Diaspora in Practice - edited by Amitava Chowdhury and Donald Harmon Akenson.
  • Jewish Souls, Bureaucratic Minds Jewish Bureaucracy and Policymaking in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1917 by Vassili Schedrin
  • Changing Horizons of African History edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee, and Edward A. Alpers

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