The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

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27Oct2017
Department of History Professor Lynne Viola

Secret documents enable U of T historian to shed new light on Soviet’s Great Terror

A new book is shedding a stark light on one of the darkest periods in the history of the former Soviet Union, after a Faculty of Arts & Science researcher uncovered a treasure trove of previously ...

24Oct2017
Ronald Pruessen

Professor Ronald Pruessen authors an op-ed on the dangers of tuning Trump out

Professor Ronald Pruessen discusses the perils of Donald Trump's presidency in an op-ed in Newsweek.  Beware turning off the Trump show. That’s when things get dangerous.   ...

24Oct2017
Tamara Walker

Historian helps connect students to the often unheard voices of the past

An expert on slavery and gender in colonial Latin America, Tamara Walker joined U of T’s history department in the Faculty of Arts & Science this fall as an assistant professor after teachin...

29Sep2017
Image of Professor Nakanyike Musisi in her office standing in front of her book shelves.

Professor Nakanyike Musisi was one of two U of T faculty members honoured by the African Alumni Association

When she started at the University of Toronto in the 1980s, Nakanyike B. Musisi was the first African woman to be a PhD candidate in the history department. Today, the associate professor of African ...