This exhibition examines stories of forced migration in the history of Queen’s University and within the Queen’s community. It reflects the diverse trajectories of those who sought refuge: some found sanctuary at Queen’s, and Kingston became their new home.
Poverty and Scarcity in Global History
Queen's Global History Initiative and the Poverty Research Network at University of Glasgow are proud to partner for an upcoming conference: "Poverty and Scarcity in Global History," Feb.
Dr. Steven Maynard's "Pride and prejudice: With only nine LGBTQ criminal record expungements, what's to celebrate?" reflects on the History of the Expungement Act in Canada and outlines what more needs to be done.
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Undergraduate Student Marshalls Historical Research to Address Contemporary Issues of Child Marriage
Building on her HIST 515 Independent Research Paper, Prishni Seyone has officially launched the social media awareness campaign of her organization, Starts With Youth.
As part of the Buchanan post-doctoral research and with the support of the Nugent Fund, Max Hamon has created a new podcast based upon a series of interviews with the authors of recent books on the history of policing in Canada, the United States and the border between.
Undergraduate History student, Philippe Haddad, is among the winners of the Queen's CFRC radio station interview for his paper presentation at the I@Q Undergraduate Research Conference on March 11th, 2021.
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
On March 11th and 12th, 2021 the 15th Annual Inquiry @ Queen's Undergraduate Research Conference will be taking place.
Congratulations to Dr. Aditi Sen on her publication of Bollywood Horrors: Religion, Violence and Cinematic Fears in India.
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-
Dr. Max Hamon has won the Prix de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec for his book, The Audacity of His Enterprise. Louis Riel and the Métis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840-1875.
Faculty and instructors at Queen’s have been busy all summer long re-designing their courses for the upcoming remote term – and one of our History department profs has been using some creative ways to produce eye-catching content for her History seminar course!
Buchanan Post-Doctoral Fellow and Queen's History instructor Max Hamon was awarded the Wilson Book Prize for his first book, The Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Métis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840–1875, which was published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2019.
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?
We're pleased to announce the publication of Dr. Jeffrey Collins's new book "In the Shadow of Leviathan: John Locke and the Politics of Conscience," by Cambridge University Press.
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).
Postdoctoral Fellow Swen Steinberg organizes in September 2020 the Biennial Conference of the North American Society for Exile Studies at Queen's University.
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.
We are excited to announce that Dr. Nancy van Deusen has been awarded Queen's University's Prize for Excellence in Research.
Postdoctoral Fellow Swen Steinberg is one of the three editors of the recently launched blog "Migrant Knowledge" (www.migrantknowledge.org), hosted by the German Historical Institute in Washington/DC and its Pacific Regional Office at UC Berkeley.
A review of The Constant Liberal: Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour and the Canadian Social Democratic Left by Christo Aivalis (University of British Columbia Press, 2018) by Luke Savage.
Abstract: Piracy in Somalia sheds light on an often misunderstood world, oversimplified and demonized in the media and largely decontextualized in scholarly and policy works.
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.
The 2018 Barry Smith Symposium aims to introduce and tackle issues that are important for healthcare and systemic change. We hope to educate guests so that they can recognize the challenges ahead of them, and to inspire them to take action in the face of these challenges.
The Talman Lecture: The Honourable Leonard Braithwaite: The Imprint of a Black Canadian Legal Pioneer on the History of Modern Ontario
Thursday, March 21, 2019
2:30 - 4:00pm
Location: Western University
"For the first time in the history of Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes, the newest segment focuses on LGBTQ history in Canada, specifically Jim Egan, Canada’s first gay rights activist.
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.
The Constant Liberal: Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour, and the Canadian Social Democratic Left was produced through Christo's Doctoral Dissertation at Queen's under the supervision of Dr.
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.
AFRICAN LIBERATION THEOLOGY: Intergenerational Conversations on Eritrea’s Futures by Ghirmai Negash & Awet T. Weldemichael
On Thursday 1 February, Allan English appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, which is currently looking at “Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition.” His presentation was on Systemic Barriers to Veteran Transition which was fol
Faculty and students are cordially invited to listen to Dr. Laura Carlson's podcast, "The Feast", launching November 6th at 4 pm on CFRC 101.9 FM (or online at www.cfrc.ca). Dr.
Any Other Way is a new book on the queer history of Toronto.
New exhibit researched and curated by students in Steven Maynard’s HIST 312: Canadian Social History
Over 100 people turned out to help launch "The Taste of the Library," an exhibit of historical Canadian cookbooks curated by the students of HIST 312: Canadian Social History.
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.
Congratulations to Professor Jeff McNairn who was recently awarded two prizes for his article, ‘“The common sympathies of our nature”: Moral Sentiments, Emotional Economies, and Imprisonment for Debt in Upper Canada.’ On May 30th, during the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association,
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
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.
Holy Men of Mount Athos, Edited and translated by Richard P. H. Greenfield and Alice-Mary Talbot. Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 40 (Harvard University Press, 2016).
Congratulations to Dr. Laura Carlson for receiving this year’s W.J. Barnes Teaching award for excellence in teaching.This award is presented by the Arts & Science Undergraduate Society and considered by them the highest tribute.
Professor Karen Dubinsky publishes new book: Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History.
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.
Ian Hope's A Scientific Way of War: Antebellum Military Science, West Point, and the Origins of American Military Thought is based on his 2011 PhD dissertation in the department and is now available from University of Nebraska Press. Dr.
Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette.
Congratulations to History Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Robert Engen for his most recent publication.
Michael Eamon's Imprinting Britain: Newspapers, Sociability, and the Shaping of British North America is based on his 2011 PhD dissertation in the department and is now available from McGill-Queen's University Press. Dr.