Thursday, December 10, 2020

Mary Anne Gonzales successfully defends PhD thesis

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On December 7, 2020, Mary Anne Gonzales, successfully defended her thesis, "Charitable Communities: Beguines and Charity in Later Medieval Douai, 1218-1360."

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Yelena Abdullayeva successfully defends PhD thesis

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Yelena Abdullayeva successfully defended her thesis, "Crafting the Modern Woman in Azerbaijan: Muslim Women, the State, and Modernity, 1900–1939," on August 18, 2020.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sarah McTavish successfully defends PhD thesis

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Sarah McTavish successfully defended the thesis, "The Queer Eternal September: LGBTQ Identity on the Early Internet and Web," on September 15, 2020.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Over $1M awarded to Professor Ian Milligan's Archives Unleashed

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Congratulations to History professor, Dr. Ian Milligan and his interdisciplinary research team on the recent $1m grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Dr. Kevin James appointed Chair of Scottish Studies

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Dr. Kevin James was appointed Director of the Centre for Scottish Studies in the Department of History at the University of Guelph, and as Scottish Studies Foundation chair on June 1, 2020.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Doing history locally

Hayden Bulbrook

Recently, Hayden Bulbrook, a Tri-U History University of Waterloo MA Student, was featured in his local newspaper, the Stratford Beacon-Herald. The article explains his creative response to the limitations brought about by the pandemic.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Joseph Buscemi successfully defends thesis

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Dr. Joseph Buscemi, immediately following his successful online PhD defence.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Preston Arens successfully defends thesis

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The quotation in Preston Arens' successfully defended thesis title evokes curiousity: "'To Tidy Minds it May Appear Illogical’: How the Commonwealth Evolved from an ‘Imperial Club’ to an International Organisation.”

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

PhD candidate wins journal award

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Earlier this year, Waterloo's Daily Bulletin announced that Preston Arens, PhD candidate won the Peter Lyon prize for his article 

Monday, March 16, 2020

2020 Tri-U History Essay Winners Announced

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This year's winners for the PhD and MA Tri-U History essay prizes were announced despite the cancellation of the annual conference due to Covid-19.

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