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Members of the department are currently engaged in a number of affiliated research projects ranging from the history of Montreal to the history of the Indian Ocean world.

Currently Funded Research Projects include:

  • Gwyn Campbell, SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative, "The Indian Ocean World: The Making of the First Global Economy in the Context of Human-Environment Interaction"
  • Gwyn Campbell, FRQSC-ANR Propositions Franco-Québécois, "Forms of Human Bondage in the Indian Ocean World: Origins, Structures and Transformations"
  • Brian Cowan, SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "The Sacheverell Trial: Media Politics and the State Trials in Early Modern Britain
  • Elsbeth Heaman, FQRSC Nouveau Chercheur, "The Passions, the Interests and the Taxes"
  • Brian Lewis, SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "Queering Britain: George Ives and Sexual Inversion freom Wilde to Wolfenden"
  • Lorenz Luthi SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "The Cold War transformed, 1960s to 1980s" and FQRSC Nouveau Chercheur "La transformation de la guerre froide en Extrême-Orient, 1960-1979"
  • Laila Parsons SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "Soldiering for Arab Nationalism: The Life and Times of Fawzi al-Qawuqj"
  • Jarrett Rudy, FQRSC Nouveau Chercheur, "A History of Time in Quebec"
  • Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert, SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "The Barrio's Colonial ConfigurationL Structures, Identities and Politics in the Popular Urban Quarters of San Luis Potosi Mexico, 1592-1767"
  • Griet Vankeerberghen, SSHRC Standard Research Grant, "Conceiving the State through the Family: The Family in Early Imperial China in Rhetoric and Reality"

Recent Books Published include:

Hans Beck

  • Advisory Editor The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. 13 volumes Wiley-Blackwell 2012

Gwyn Campbell

  • David Griffiths and the Missionary ‘History of Madagascar’ Brill 2012


  • Co-Editor with Sandra Evers and Michael Lambek, The Politics of Marketing Land: Value, Conservation and Development in Madagascar (Leiden: Brill) 2013
  • Co-Editor with Alessandro Stanziani, Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean World (London: Pickering & Chatto) 2013.
  • Co-Editor with Alessandro Stanziani, Debt and Slavery in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worlds (London: Pickering & Chatto) 2013.
  • Co-Editor with Suzanne Miers and Joseph Miller, Child Slaves in the Modern World. (Athens: Ohio University Press) 2013.

Brian Cowan

  • One chapter co-edited with Clyve Jones and one with Noah McCormack The State Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell Wiley-Blackwell, Parliamentary History Texts and Studies 6; pp. xiv + 307. 21 figs. Also published as: Parliamentary History 31 (Oct. 2012), issue supplement s1 Oct. 2012

Peter Hoffmann

  • Carl Goerdeler gegen die Verfolgung der Juden. 364 pp. Cologne, Weimar, Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2013.
  • Carl Goerdeler and the Jewish Question, 1933-1942. 193 pp. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Behind Valkyrie. German Resistance to Hitler. Documents. 372 pp. Montreal: McGill-Queen´s University Press, 2011.
  • Stauffenberg. Histoire d´une famille, 1905-1944. 499 pp. Laval : Les Presses de l´Université Laval, 2010.
  • ペーター・ホフマン ヒトラーとシュタウフェンベルグ家:「ワルキューレ」に賭けた一族の肖像 東京: 原書房, 2010 Tokyo: Hara-Shobo, 2010.
  • Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg. Životopis. 736 pp. Praha : Academia, 2010.

James Krapfl

  • Politics, Culture, and Community y Czechoslovakia 1989-1992;  'Revolution with a Human Face', Cornell University Press

Brian Lewis
Books - Editor

  • New Approaches and Perspectives, 'British Queer History', Manchester University Press

Jason Opal

  • Common Sense and Other Writings by Thomas Paine W.W. Norton and Company 2012

Jon Soske

  • With Arianna Lissoni, Natasha Erlank, Noor Nieftagodien, and Omar Badsha One Hundred Years of the ANC: Debating Liberation Histories Today Wits University Press 2012

Andrea Tone
Books—New or Foreign Language Edition

  • Andrea Tone The Age of Anxiety (modified paperback) Basic Books 2012

Faith Wallis

  • With Carlos Fraenkel, Jamie Fumo, Robert Wisnovsky. Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Culture Brepols, 2011 (published 2012).

Archive of faculty publications:

2012 Faculty Research (PDF)

2011 Faculty Research (PDF)

2009-2012 Faculty Research (PDF)

2008 Faculty Research (PDF)

2007 Faculty Research (Word)

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