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Official Launch of the Institute for World History

Eminent world and environmental historian John R. McNeill will deliver a lecture entitled “Writing Global-scale History: Professional and Personal Reflections.” McNeill will reflect on the attractions and perils of writing global-scale history, the strengths and weaknesses of unifying ideas that world historians use, and the compatibility of certain broad themes, such as environment, gender, class, […]

Launch of the History Department’s Institute for World History

We are excited to announce the public launch of the history department’s new Institute for World History. Please check out our website!

The Astrolabe Launch

History students launch the third issue of their peer-reviewed journal of History: The Astrolabe. Family, friends, and faculty are there to celebrate their achievements and hard work.

History Lecture: “Slavery, Freedom and Mutiny on the ‘Black Prince’” by Dr. Jim Sweet

Many thanks to Dr. Jim Sweet from the University of Wisconsin-Madison who gave a stimulating and inspiring World History talk to an attentive audience at STU. “In January 1769, the crew of the British slave ship “Black Prince” murdered their officers a few hundred miles off the West African coast, changed the name of the […]

Annual History Lecture presented by Dr. Don Baker of University of British Columbia

On Monday 23 September, Dr. Don Baker from the University of British Columbia delivered this year’s Annual History Lecture at STU. Before an attentive audience, he spoke about “The Korean Powder Keg: What Two Millennia of History Suggests About the Future,” and responded to numerous questions from the public after his lecture. Dr. Baker came […]

Launch of The Astrolabe

Last week, the Saint Thomas University Society for History (STUSH) launched its journal _The Astrolabe_ This is a peer edited journal that has been two years in the making. The launch theme was “Victorian Tea Party.”

PUBLIC LECTURE: “A Fate in Common?” by Nicholas Williams of Saarland University

PUBLIC LECTURE: “A Fate in Common? The Evacuation of German Saarland and French Lorraine at the Beginning of the Second World War” In 1939, the German attack on Poland that marked the beginning of World War II also sparked the evacuation of more than one million civilians from so-called “Red Zones” along the German-French border. […]

Annual History Lecture on 23 September

Honours Programme Information Session – 18 February, 9am

The History Department will be hosting an Honours Programme Information Session on Monday, February 18 from 9 am to 10:30 am in ECH 201 (The Faculty Lounge). Any students interested in learning more about the Honours Programme are welcome to attend. We’ll briefly introduce you to the characteristics of the programme and then review the […]

Kimberley Maguire to present at the AUUHCC

Congratulations to Kimberley Maguire whose paper has been accepted by the selection committee of this year’s Atlantic University Undergraduate History and Classics Conference (AUUHCC). Her paper’s working title is “‘New’ English Identity?: The Creation of a New English Identity Around the 2004 Commemoration of St. Croix Island and How it was Rejected by Passamaquoddy and […]