Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Megan Hamilton, Waterloo MA student, finalist in SSHRC Storyteller’s Challenge

Megan Hamilton outdoor head shot

Megan Hamilton, an MA student at the University of Waterloo, was recently announced as a finalist in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) annual Storytellers Challenge competition.

Post-secondary recipients of SSHRC funding are invited “to show Canadians, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.”

Monday, March 28, 2022

Annual essay prize winners announced

Image of Eric Story, Megan Hamilton, and Sarah Campbell with title of Tri-U History 2022 Essay prizes and their names on image.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Keynote for Tri-U History Conference announced: Dr. Lukasz Krzyzanowski

Lukasz Krzyzanowski

The Tri-University History conference organizers are pleased to announce that Dr. Lukasz Krzyzanowski will provide the keynote address during the March 12 virtual conference.

Dr. Krzyzanowski’s presentation is entitled, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Power Relations in Polish Villages during the German Occupation and the Holocaust.”  

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Dr. Moore's November success!

Andrew Moore

Andrew Moore successfully defended his PhD thesis, “Manorial Regulation and Negotiation in a Late Medieval Environment: Land and Community at Herstmonceux, 1308-1440,” on 17 November 2021. His dissertation examines the role that environment played in the negotiation of rights and responsibilities on a fundamental socioeconomic institution of rural communities in late medieval England — the manor.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

"Face-to-face with history" Tri-U conference announced

Chinese civilian obtains a light from U.S. sergeant during city's liberation from Japanese military, 1944 (US National Archives)

Pausing on a street in Tengchong, China, a Chinese civilian obtains a light from a U.S. Army sergeant during the liberation of the city from the Japanese military. 1944. (U.S. National Archives)

Face to Face with History,” the 28th annual Tri-University History Conference to be held virtually on March 12, 2022, is organized this year by a team from Wilfrid Laurier University. The conference invites us to examine and discuss together how personal, political, and cultural interactions have transformed history and the ways we understand history.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Shropshire!

Sarah Shropshire head shot

“Sun Science: Environmental Health, Medical Specialization and Body Politics in 20th-Century Canada,” is the title of Dr. Sarah Shropshire’s successfully defended dissertation. The defence was held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 virtually through the University of Guelph.

Monday, January 3, 2022

Launching the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada

cut-out image of soldiers on left and protestor with "solidarity" sign on right

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS), which has become one of Canada’s largest military history research centres since its founding in the early 1990s by Terry Copp and Marc Kilgour, is now expanding to become the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC).

Thursday, November 18, 2021

TUGSA Elects 2021-22 Co-presidents

Collage of Tri-U co-presidents with text in middle "Tri-University Graduate Students Association" and "2021-22 Co-presidents"

New Tri-U Graduate Students Association (TUGSA) co-Presidents were elected by their peers earlier this Fall 2021. Tri-U Director Dr. Jane Nicholas congratulates the new presidents on their election. She says, “TUGSA does important work to sustain the Tri-U community and I look forward to working with this year’s executive.”

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Congratulations, Dr. Larsson!

Chelsea Larsson, black dress, in front of trees

Chelsea Larsson successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Violence, Legal Culture and Social Control: The Records of Scotland’s Justiciary Court, 1493–1558," on 15 October 2021.

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