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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Christopher Taylor interviewed by The Record

Portrait of Christopher Taylor

Get to know Dr. Christopher Taylor from Waterloo History in this candid interview by The Record.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ian Milligan appears on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Screen Grab of Ian Milligan on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

History professor Ian Milligan appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss “The Undoing of History.” Alongside his fellow panelists, Milligan argued for what makes history special – our deep understanding of context and nuance – and suggested that the

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The Return of the Liberal Arts Major

LinkedIn's Dan Schawbel included the return of the Liberal Arts Major as a workplace trend to watch for in 2020. Read more on this article by Inc.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Playing with the Past

Students participating in class game session

By Troy Osborne, Dean of Conrad Grebel University College, Associate Professor of History

Should sixteenth-century Augsburg city councillors tolerate religious dissent? What is the best way to secure the social contract in revolutionary France? Will a newly independent India be a Hindu, Muslim, or multi-faith nation? Students grapple with these questions as they take part in one of the “Reacting to the Past” role-playing games

Monday, September 23, 2019

Distinguished Professor Emerita receives RSC medal

Wendy Mitchinson and colleagues

Last week the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) named Distinguished Professor Emerita of History, Wendy Mitchinson, as the recipient of the 2019 Jason A. Hannah Medal, which is awarded for works that advance Canadian research in the history of medicine.