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Robert Bothwell Comments on Prime Minister Trudeau's Visit to UofT

On Thursday 22 June, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be speaking at UofT in an event co-organized by the Martin Prosperity Institute and The New York Times. In the sold out event, Prime Minister...

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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, ...

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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...

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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...

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Angela Hou and Alexandra Southgate Win Undergraduate Prizes!

Angela Hou and Alexandra Southgate, two undergraduate students in HIS344: Conflict and Co-operation in the International System Since 1945, have each won a U of T Libraries Undergraduate Research Priz...

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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...

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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 ...

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Ryan Sun wins U of T Libraries Undergraduate Prize

Ryan Sun, an undergraduate student in the Department of History, was awarded a U of T Libraries Undergraduate Prize. The prize recognizes undergraduate student work that shows an innovative use of in...

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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...

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Remembering Professor Michael Bliss

Dear Colleagues, We are sad to share the news that our former colleague Professor Michael Bliss, OC FRSC, has passed away.  Michael first came to the Department as an undergraduate in 1958, and he ea...