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JCB Map Collection, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, Baron de Lahontan, “Carte que les Gnacsitares ont Dessiné sur des peaux de Cerfs,” 1703

Our faculty of award-winning scholars are engaged in research that spans the globe. Alongside our traditional strengths in Canadian history and the history of the British Empire, we boast dynamic research clusters in global history, intellectual history, and the history of gender and sexuality. Temporally, our research extends from the medieval period right through the twenty-first century.

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Kim Baptiste, Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk) ironworker and Kandice's father, working on a construction site.

Kandice Baptiste (MA student) discusses community-based research project on Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk) ironworkers

To mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30), Dr. Scott Berthelette spoke with MA student Kandice Baptiste about her community-based research project on the history of Kanyen’keha:ka (Mohawk) ironworkers in Tyendinaga Mohawk territory and the importance of centering Indigenous perspectives and experiences in research.  

Kandice’s project documents the ways that Kanyen’keha:ka ironworkers have contributed to and continue to advance Kanyen’keha:ka worldview and sovereignty through their trade.


History invites undergraduate research projects in honour of Holocaust Memorial Day

In honour of Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th, students are invited to share their research into Jewish history and reflections on the Holocaust and its legacies. If you have completed an essay or project in one of your History courses that addresses this topic, please consider submitting your work by noon on Monday, January 16th.  Selected projects will be published on the Department of History website throughout the last week of January leading up to Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.