A new book just released by McGill-Queen’s University Press, Why We Fight: New Approaches to the Human Dimension of Warfare, features seven current or former Queen’s historians: Rob Engen (PhD 2014) co-editor and chapte
As a History student, there are lots of opportunities for you to engage with Canada’s rich history.
Congratulations to Eric Bateman and Katelyn Arac, winners of the 2019-2020 Teaching Fellow Teaching Award
Congratulations to Eric Bateman and Katelyn Arac, winners of the 2019-2020 History Teaching Awards. The Teaching Award presentation for all 2019-2020 recipients is available here.
Sean Marrs, a PhD candidate in the History Department, has won first place in the Matariki 3MT competition for his three minute talk, "City of Spies." His talk discusses the police surveillance of German spy Mme de Rebien and its connection to the foundation of a surveillance state in eighteenth-
On April 6th, 2020 Sanober Umar successfully defended her dissertation and completed her degree in History remotely. Sanober’s thesis “Racializing Subalternity: Space, Caste, and Gender in Muslim Mohallas of Lucknow (1947-1993)” was completed under the supervision of Dr.
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).
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).
Peter Rayls is the inaugural recipient of the Royal Canadian Air Force Heritage Fund Keith Hodson Scholarship award worth $4,000. The Keith Hodson Scholarship award will be presented annually to a graduate student whose thesis focuses on an aspect of Canadian military aviation.
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 i
On November 29th at the Annual Department Faculty Lecture and Holiday Party two instructors were awarded the Department Teaching Awards.
A group led by Dr Allan English that includes Dr Claire Cookson-Hills from the History Dept has been awarded a grant of $210,000 over 5 years by Veterans Affairs Canada from the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund. Their project was one of 21 selected out of 155 applicants.
PhD Candidate Sonia Dussault won third prize at the Canadian Defence Association Institute’s 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium held at RMCC on September 30-October 2, 2018 with her presentation “Exploring Canada’s First Way of War and Peace to Address Complex Twenty-First-Century Security Ch
Encouraged by his supervisor, Barrington Walker, to include in his introduction an overview of theoretical approaches to biography, PhD candidate Daniel R. Meister realized that little had been written on the subject.
Charlotte won the best paper award, sponsored by the Canadian International Council's International Journal and Sage Publishing at the Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada 11th Annual Workshop.
Melanie Ng, an MA student, has been awarded a bursary by the Canadian Battlefields Foundation Study to participate in a Battlefield Study Tour 25 May to 11 June 2018.
At the November 30th Annual Faculty Lecture/reception the award winners of the 2016-17 History Teaching Awards were presented.
The Department of History welcomed a vibrant new cohort of graduate students to Queen’s at our annual graduate luncheon on Friday, September 8. The luncheon was our most successful yet, with record numbers and lively conversation among new and returning students, faculty, and staff.
Ryan Goldsworthy (MA 2011) organized and spoke at the first annual Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) Military History Symposium held in Toronto on 13 October 2017.
Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Princeton University: "The Witness and the Other: Photography and the Origins of Humanitarianism”
Between 1850 and 1914, there was a worldwide double transformation.
Tim Smith, this year's winner of History's Faculty Teaching Award was praised by his students for his positive outlook, and challenging, but practical and fair, course design.
On Friday and Saturday, November 4-5th, the Department hosted a colloquium on Crisis and Migration in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
Kerim Kartal works on the center of the Eastern-Roman (Byzantine) church, which is the institution called the Patriarchate of Constantinople, for his Ph.D. dissertation.
Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Manley who is a second time winner of History's Faculty Teaching Award.