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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.

Recent Research News



History PhD Candidate Sean Marrs Wins Matariki 3MT Competition

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-century Paris. Sean is currently working on his dissertation on state surveillance in eighteenth-century France under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Jainchill. Congratulations Sean!


Philippe Haddad Wins Queen's CFRC Radio Station Interview for Presentation at I@Q Conference

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. Philippe Haddad's research paper, "Shut up and Dribble:" The Intersection of Race and Capitalism in the History of the NBA, was completed for his HIST 515: Independent Study Project which began in the Fall of 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Martina Hardwick.

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