Prof. John Zucchi receives SSHRC Insight Development Grant for a project on Failed Migrations in the late 19th Century

Published: 29Aug2018

Prof. John Zucchi has won a SSHRC Insight Grant for his new research project “Late Nineteenth Century Failed Group Migrations: Why did prospective migrants subscribe to migration scams?” which...

Prof. Elsbeth Heaman receives the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government

Published: 29Aug2018

Prof. Heaman has won the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research: The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for her book Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada,...

Prof. Travis Bruce receives an FRQSC Grant for a project on Dragomans as cultural mediators in the Medieval Mediterranean

Published: 29Aug2018

Prof. Travis Bruce has won an FRQSC Grant to conduct research on commercial translators and translations between the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities in the Medieval Mediterranean. He is...

Prof. Lorenz Lüthi appointed a Royal Society of Canada Member of the New College of Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

Published: 18Sep2018

A multilingual scholar, Lorenz Lüthi works on Cold War issues from an international perspective investigating how the structure of the international system interacts with ideologies. His work on...

Prof. Hans Beck appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Published: 18Sep2018

Hans Beck’s path-breaking work has led to major innovations in the study of ancient Greek and Roman political culture. Beyond the Mediterranean World, he is an active agent in the development of...

Professor Desmond Morton (1937-2019)

Published: 5Sep2019

The Department notes with great sadness the passing of Professor Desmond Morton, a colleague, friend, mentor, prominent military and social historian, academic administrator, and inspiration to...

Join us in welcoming Dr. Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey to the Department.

Published: 26Sep2019

The Department of History and Classical Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey. Dr. Adjetey is a historian of post-Reconstruction United States, specializing in the African...

Prof. Kristy Ironside awarded two major research grants in the summer of 2019

Published: 26Sep2019

Congratulations to Prof. Kristy Ironside, who was recently been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant and a grant of the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Societé et culture. The grants will help...

Prof. Allan Greer awarded two major book prizes

Published: 5Dec2019

Congratulations to Prof. Allan Greer, who was recently won the Allan Sharlin Memorial Book Award for an outstanding book in social science history and the Wilson Book Prize for the best exploration...


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