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The History of Infant and Maternal Public Health Care in the British Caribbean Funded by SSHRC, Dr. Juanita De Barros explores the first social welfare and health education programs that appeared in Jamaica, Barbados and Guyana from the early nineteenth century to the 1930s.  More information.

Making History Now

The US Election last week seemingly caught the world by surprise. Join members of the History Department for a teach-in.

The Department of History are honoured to have two History Ph.D. Candidates who received the 2016-2017 Sherman Centre Graduate Fellowships.

Dr. Asa McKercher’s book Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era published by Oxford University Press.

Call for Proposals:
Undiplomatic History: Rethinking Canada in the World
Hosted by the L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University from 28-29 April 2017, the Undiplomatic History: Rethinking Canada in the World workshop, organized by Asa McKercher and Phil Van Huizen, will showcase the very best of the new work being done in Canadian international history by bringing together previously disparate and new approaches to the field and putting them in conversation with other ways of investigating Canada’s history.