Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Dr Jeff Sahadeo’s Voices from the Soviet Edge wins major book prize
The History Department wishes to congratulate Dr Jeff Sahadeo, Director of the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and a valued member of our community, on being awarded the 2020 Canadian Association of Slavists/Taylor and Francis Book Prize in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for his book Voices from the Soviet Edge...
Sunday, August 2, 2020
Jennifer Evans and Team Create New Digital Repository
This summer, Jennifer Evans helped shepherd into being the German Studies Collaboratory, a repository of online resources for use in research and teaching. The Collaboratory includes links to webinars and talks, library and archive digital collections, film, podcasts, and video. A teaching section provides colleagues with assignment ideas and...
Monday, July 27, 2020
David Dean and Daniel McNeil Publish New Book co-edited with Yana Meerzon, University of Ottawa
Yana Meerzon, David Dean, and Daniel McNeil have co-edited a new collection of essays, Migration and Stereotypes in Performance and Culture with Palgrave. This book is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that delves beneath the media headlines about the “migration crisis”, Brexit, Trump and similar events and spectacles that have been...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Jacob Kovalio Talks About the Human Rights Situation of Uyghurs
History Professor Jacob Kovalio, weighed in on the treatment of the Uyghurs in China, following a House of Commons discussion of the situation in Xinjiang. The full article, "Uyghur Victims Narrate About Chinese Atrocities to House of Commons of Canada" is available online with a short excerpt included below. The House of Commons of...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Shawn Graham’s New Book is Now Available
History Professor and Digital Historian, Shawn Graham, has a new book out: "An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology: Raising the Dead with Agent Based Models, Archaeogaming, and Artificial Intelligence". About the book The use of computation in archaeology is a kind of magic, a way of heightening the archaeological imagination. Agent-based modelling...
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