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News Category: Announcements

21Jun2017
MacMillan, Margaret

Professor Margaret MacMillan Awarded UofT Honorary Degree Today

Professor Margaret MacMillan, a member of the Department of History, will be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of Toronto today. She will receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, ...

13Jun2017
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History at UofT Moves Up in QS World University Rankings

We're happy to share a bit of news that has come out of recent international university rankings.  Most of these exercises focus on STEM disciplines, but the QS World University rankings also take in...

07Jun2017
Photograph of Professor Norman Zacour.

In Memoriam: Professor Norman Zacour

We are saddened to share the news that Professor Emeritus Norman Zacour has passed away. He was 95. He took his MA at Columbia University and completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 195...

02Jun2017
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Reflecting on the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in Canada

Dear alumni and friends of the Department of History, This is a significant year in Canada, given the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and our Department has been hosting a series of lectures and e...

24Apr2017
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Congratulations to Professor Sean Mills and Professor Nicholas Everett!

We are happy to share good news with you about two successful promotions in our Department.  Sean Mills has just been awarded tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, and Nicholas Ev...

23Mar2017
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Congratulations to Professors Li Chen and Jeffrey Pilcher!

The Department of History is pleased to share that Professors Li Chen and Jeffrey Pilcher have recently won awards in recognition of their scholarship. Professor Li Chen, the Chair of Historical and C...

06Feb2017
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Department of History, University of Toronto: Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration

Department of History, University of Toronto Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration The United States Government has issued an executive order temporarily banning immigrants and visa holders f...

23Nov2016
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JHI Research Fellows: Congratulations to Professors Brown, Meyerson and Rockel!

We are very pleased to share the news that Professors Elspeth Brown, Mark Meyerson and Steve Rockel have been awarded Jackman Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities for 20...

22Nov2016
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The Animal Game: New Book by Dan Bender on the History of Zoos

Dan Bender, a history professor at the University of Toronto at Scarborough, has a new book exploring the history of zoos from the 1870s to the 1970s. In The Animal Game: Searching for Wildness at the...

26Sep2016
Craig Brown

Craig Brown, Professor Emeritus of History, passed away on September 22

Our former colleague and long-serving department chair, Robert Craig Brown, passed away on September 22, following complications from surgery. Craig was a generous, spirited, and loyal colleague. He ...

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