Historian Craft Conference - What's New in History?

When and Where

Thursday, May 06, 2021 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
via Zoom


Lynn Hunt (UCLA)


York University Graduate History Student Association (GHSA) invites you to the Historian’s Craft conference. 

Professor Lynn Hunt is the Distinguished Research Professor at the Department of History, UCLA. She has authored, co-authored, or edited books on the origins of human rights, the French Revolution, historical method and epistemology, time in history, the eighteenth-century sources of religious toleration as well as the history of pornography and has co-authored widely used textbooks on western civilization and the French Revolution. She was President of the American Historical Association in 2002. 

Her most recent books are a co-authored textbook, "The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World"  (2017) and "History: Why It Matters"  (2018). She has also written on the origins of human rights in the eighteenth century, "Inventing Human Rights" (2007), the question of time and history writing, "Measuring Time: Making History" (2008), early 18th century views of the world's religions, "The Book that Changed Europe", and "Writing History in the Global Era" (2014).



York University Graduate History Student Association (GHSA)