History | College of Arts

History

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

Discourses of Poverty 1490-1800

Principal researchers:  Peter Goddard, History, and Kimberley Martin, Ridley Postdoc in Digital Humanities.

 

poverty image-graphic

 

Summer 2017 Research Assistants (UG):  Dylan Armstrong, Nicole Barkwill and Lara Carleton

Research into colonizer/settler attitudes and changing conceptions of poverty and their application in the Atlantic World in the age of European colonial expansion.

Graduate Students

Warecki, J. - M.A

Charles Raymond and the Raymond Sewing Machine Manufacturing Company and The Character of Boosterism in 19th Century Guelph - Dr. Gilbert Stelter, advisor

Graduate Students

Nash-Chambers, Debra - Ph.D

Two Steps Forward or One Step Back? The Impact of Industrialization on Community and Family in a Small Industrial City: Guelph, Ontario, 1861-1881 - Dr. Gilbert Stelter, advisor

Graduate Students

Lee, Robert C. - M.A

The Canada Company, 1826-1853. A Study in Direction - Dr. Masters, advisor

Graduate Students

Hall, David - M.A

Economic Development in Elgin County 1850-1880 - Dr. Evans, advisor

Graduate Students

Elliott, Bruce - M.A

The Dominion Election of 1911 and 1917 in Huron County - Dr. Evans, advisor

Graduate Students

Teeter, Barry - M.A

Social Aspects of Rural Upper Canada as Revealed Through British Emigrant Literature - Dr. Masters, advisor

Graduate Students

Marret, Clara - M.A

The Ontario Agricultural College (1874-1974): Some Developments in Scientific Agriculture - Dr. Masters, advisor