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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 heldvirtuallyfrom 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 heldvirtuallyfrom 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.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Shattering Expectations: The Evolving Career of a Miss World

In 1970, Jennifer Hosten made history by becoming the first woman of colour to win the title of Miss World. A person of many talents, her careers encompass broadcasting, diplomacy, international development, entrepreneurship, and counselling.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Activating ancestral knowledge to restore ecosystems during the Anthropocene

Overhead photo of a river flowing through treed area. Image by ecologist Dylan White

Photo by ecologist Dylan White

Presenters: S. Mehltretter, B. Luby, A. Bradford, and L. Legzdins with Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation

The @manominproject is a multicultural, multidisciplinary research team committed to crop restoration and cultural revitalization in Anishinaabe-AKI (the land of Anishinabeg). Manomin, the crop for which @manominproject cares, is commonly known in English as "wild rice."

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. 

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.