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Friday, May 14, 2021 9:00 am - 9:00 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

31st Annual Canadian Military History Colloquium

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies hosts the 31st Canadian Military History Colloquium which will be held virtually from 9 am to 5 pm ET on 14-15 May, 2021.

This year’s conference is free, but registration through the website is still required.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 9:00 am - 9:00 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

31st Annual Canadian Military History Colloquium

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies hosts the 31st Canadian Military History Colloquium which will be held virtually from 9 am to 5 pm ET on 14-15 May, 2021.

This year’s conference is free, but registration through the website is still required.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

We Both Survived: The Soldier-Horse Relationship in the First World War

Join our Ph.D student, Emily Oakes, currently studying at the Tri-U through Wilfrid Laurier University for this lecture, part of the Military Lecture Series.

Emily Oakes’ presentation will examine how the soldier-horse relationship functioned in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and its effects on the soldiers, such as J.E.B. Seely or John McCrae, who wrote about their bonds with their horses. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 11:00 am - 11:00 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Asian heritage month graduate student research panel

Image by Ktrinko on Wikimedia Commons

The Tri-University Graduate Student Association (TUGSA) together with the History Anti-Racism Taskforce (HART) at the University of Waterloo will host a graduate student panel in honour of Asian Heritage Month.

Thursday, June 8, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Dr. Cindy Blackstock's "Spirit Bear's Guide to Reconciling History"

Dr. Cindy Blackstock will reflect on her career advocating for Indigenous children and families and discuss how the history of child welfare in Canada intersects with the history of colonialism.

Monday, January 15, 2024 9:00 am - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Symposium: Institutional Histories: Reckoning with the Past – Reimagining the Future

Laurier’s Provost Office has organized this free, online history symposium on January 15, 2024 entitled, “Institutional Histories: Reckoning with the Past – Reimagining the Future” which draws together 12 historians and interdisciplinary scholars engaged in research about the legacies of university namesakes, land acquisitions, and histories of exclusion and inclusion at Canadian post-secondary institutions.  Registration link below.