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11Jan2017
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Professor Shafique Virani Speaks at TEDx Talk about Countering Islamophobia

With shocking evidence, hilarious anecdotes, heart-wrenching personal stories, and brilliant insights into world events, Dr. Shafique Virani urges us to confront the Clash of Ignorance between the Wes...

11Jan2017
Chris Kobrak

In Memoriam: Chris Kobrak, Wilson-Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History

Dear colleagues, I have some very sad and unexpected news.  Chris Kobrak, who held the Wilson/Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History at Rotman, and who had started teaching in our De...

10Jan2017
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Professor Michael Gervers’ Donation Helps to Launch Course on Ancient Ethiopian Language

This week Michael Gervers, a Professor in the Department of History, took part in a new course to learn the ancient Ethiopian language of Ge’ez. In offering the new course, the University of Toronto...

04Jan2017
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Professor Michael Bliss Discusses the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Professor Emeritus Michael Bliss discussed the significance of the 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation with Don Martin, the host of CTV’s Power Play. You can watch the interview online. The...

20Dec2016
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Members of the History Department Host Archiving Event to Preserve Environmental Data

Michelle Murphy and Matt Price, two members of the Department of History, are organizing a "Guerilla Archiving" event on Saturday, December 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A response to the election of ...

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 ...

09Jun2016
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#UofTGrad16: The 39-year academic journey of Clive Davies

Congratulations from the Department of History to history specialist Clive Davies! The Woodsworth grad is the oldest BA graduate, at 79, of this year’s convocations. Read the full story at U of T...

01Jun2016
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UTSC History Faculty Hosting Scarborough Fare Conference, 22-25 June 2016

From June 22 to 25, University of Toronto history faculty on the Scarborough campus will host the Joint 2016 Annual Meetings and Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society; the A...

01May2016
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CFP for “The Other 60s: A Decade That Shaped Canada and the World”

To mark the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, on Saturday 22 April 2017 the History Department, University of Toronto, will be hosting a day-long workshop titled “The Other 60s: A Decade That Shap...

01May2016
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Congratulations to Ruth Sandwell: Promotion to Full Professor

We are happy to share the news that Professor Ruth Sandwell has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. While her primary appointment is with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)...

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