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

News Tag: Breaking Research

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 ...

11Aug2017
Dr. Matt Price accepts J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award, 2017.

EDGI Wins Jameson Archival Advocacy Award!

The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) has been award the J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award given by the Society of American Archivists. This award honors efforts to promote...

01Aug2017
Photograph of Professor Franca Iacovetta to the left.

Professor Franca Iacovetta Discusses Newcomers' Foodways

The Globe and Mail recently looked at the stories of Syrian refugees who arrived prior to 2012, and their impact on Canadian foodways. A specialist in the history of immigration and a co-editor of Ed...

07Jul2017
Professor Jeffrey Pilcher performing a cooking demonstration in front of students.

Culinaria Research Centre Partners with Toronto Ward Museum

The Culinaria Research Centre, headed-up by Professors Jeffrey Pilcher and Daniel Bender, are partnering with the Toronto Ward Museum, for a new program called “Dishing Up Toronto.” The program wi...

29Jun2017
Photograph of exhibit at the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Canada by Treaty at Queen's Park for Canada Day

We are pleased to share the news that the Canada by Treaty exhibit has been invited by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, to be on display in Her Honour’s suite...

29May2017
Photograph of Professor Michael Bliss.

NY Times and Others Remember Professor Michael Bliss

With the passing of Professor Michael Bliss, media outlets across North America have written stories remarking on the significant impact of his life and scholarship.   The New York Times featured an ...

19May2017
Professor Dan Bender.

Professor Daniel Bender discusses the Toronto Zoo

With workers on strike and the resulting closure of the Toronto Zoo last week, some residents have been questioning whether the city needs animal attractions in 2017. With his new book The Animal Game...

10May2017
Professor Heidi Bohaker.

Professor Heidi Bohaker Discusses Ontario at 150 on "The Agenda"

Professor Heidi Bohaker was invited to appear on the The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Along with Professor Bohaker, the panel included noted author Charlotte Gray and Professor Victoria Freeman (York Uni...

03May2017
A photo of the exhibit in the Map Room.

Two new exhibits: "Canada by Treaty" and "Words to Form"

This spring, James Bird, Laurie Bertram and Heidi Bohaker launched two initiatives aimed at helping to educate campus community members on the centrality of Indigenous communities to the making of mo...

03May2017
A photograph of the quad at Trinity College.

Professor Robert Bothwell participates in Trump debate

Professor Robert Bothwell, a historian who specializes on post-1945 Canadian international relations, engaged in a debate with Ryan Hurl, a UTSC political scientist who focuses on American politics. F...

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