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French Atlantic History Group.French Atlantic

Based at McGill University in Montreal, and drawing on the faculty and resources of all four universities in the city (McGill, the Université de Montréal, Concordia University, and the Université du Québec à Montréal), the French Atlantic History Group acts as a forum for new research in the history of the Francophone Atlantic world in the early modern period (1500-1830).


Indian Ocean World Centre.IOW thumb

The Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) at McGill University is a research initiative and resource base established to promote the study of the history, economy and cultures of the lands and peoples touching the Indian Ocean World – from Africa to the Middle East, India, Indonesia and Australia to China.


Making Publics, 1500-1700.maps thumb

The “Making Publics” project illuminates the artistic, intellectual, religious, social, and political culture of Britain and Western Europe between 1500 and 1700, and it will also have a bearing on issues that confront modern society, especially questions about media, the culture market, and the possibilities of social agency on the part of cultural producers and consumers.


Montreal History Group .

The Montreal History Group is a multi-university, bilingual research collective composed of students, independent scholars and faculty whose research spans the mid-18th to 20th century and generally focuses on Montreal or uses the city for comparative purposes.


Quelques Arpents de Neige - Environmental History Group .

arpents thumbail Quelques arpents de neige is an environmental history group that aims to bring together scholars located along the Quebec-Windsor corridor and in New England who share an interest in environmental history broadly defined. Open to all who wish to attend, Arpents encourages the participation of anyone studying history from an environmental perspective as well as those addressing contemporary environmental issues from a historical perspective.


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The McGill HPS seminar is a revived interdisciplinary group seeking to bring together scholars from all four universities in Montreal who work in the history and philosophy of science and various aspects of science and technology studies. We warmly invite all interested scholars to come and participate in our seminar series. Sessions will be followed by an informal social hour at Thomson House.