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Fall 2018 Rural History Round table Speakers' Series

The History Department presents

RURAL HISTORY ROUNDTABLE: SPEAKER SERIES FALL 2018

ECOCIDE AND EVICTION: 

The Logic of Oil Palm Cultivation in Guatemala

Patrick Chassé  

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, University of Guelph

THURSDAY, 4 OCTOBER, 4:00-5:30 PM. 

Location: TBA

 

AT THE JUNCTION BETWEEN PERSONAL MEMORY AND SOCIAL HISTORY:

Using Family Photographs to Create Cultural Memoirs

Melody Graulich 

Professor Norman Smith's 5 volumes of Manchukuo literature compilation

• ed. with Qiu Xiaodan. Zhu Ti, Ke Ju zuopin ji (Collection of Zhu Ti and Ke Ju’s Writings). Harbin: Beifang wenyi chubanshe, 2017.

• ed. with Xu Jianwen, Hu Di, and Li Ran. Yang Xu zuopin ji (Collection of Yang Xu’s Writings). Harbin: Beifang wenyi chubanshe, 2017.

• ed. with Li Ran. Wu Ying zuopin ji (Collection of Wu Ying’s Writings). Harbin:  Beifang wenyi chubanshe, 2017.

Outstanding research of History Department faculty supported by SSHRC

The outstanding quality of research projects that History Department faculty are working on has again been recognized by SSHRC in the latest (2018) round of SSHRC grants competition. Four of these projects, including by Professors Tara Abraham, Catherine Carstairs, Alan Gordon, and Sofie Lachapelle, have been awarded IG and Connection grants. Professor Abraham’s project is titled "The Cinderella of Medicine: American Psychiatry and Medical Education, 1900-1950".

Public Lectures and Events

 
The Centre for Scottish Studies is proud to be able to host events in partnership with groups who seek to promote the preservation and study of Scottish culture and heritage, including clan and Scottish societies. If you are interested in working with us, please get in touch with the office.  Below are just some of the events of which we are proud to have played a part.

Upcoming Events

Rural History Round table Fall Schedule

URBAN AND RURAL PATTERNS OF MARRIAGE IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY SOUTH AFRICA: Evidence from Anglican Marriage Records

Johan Fourie, Associate Professor of Economics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER, 4:00-5:30 PM

Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 132, University of Guelph

 

BEEF-PRODUCING SPECTACLES, COLOUR-BLIND SAILORS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS: Vision and Modernity in Late Nineteenth-Century Rural Nova Scotia

Sara Spike, Historian, Eastern Shore Islands Heritage Research Project, Nova Scotia