Western University HistoryWestern Social Science
  • decorative image

    History is housed in Lawson Hall across from the Social Science Centre:

    History is housed in Lawson Hall across from the Social Science Centre

  • decorative image

    One Building- Now & Then: More on our Public and Digital History Program

  • decorative image

    UN Flags: See more on our Undergraduate International Relations Program

  • decorative image
  • decorative image

    Alumni of the Month: It could be you


Congratulations Dr. Oliver Charbonneau!

We are very pleased to report on February 1, 2016 Oliver Charbonneau successfully defended his PhD dissertation, “Civilizational Imperatives: American Colonial Culture in the Islamic Philippines, 1899-1942." We know you will all join us in congratulating Dr. Charbonneau.

Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award

The History Department would like to congratulate our 2014-15 Public History graduates who have received the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their book, This Hour of Trial and Sorrow: The Great War Letters of the Leonard Family. Awards will be presented at the Legislative Building, Queen’s Park, in Toronto on February 26th, 2016 at 6:00pm. Click here for more details!

Heritage Fair in London!

The 4th Annual Heritage Fair is coming to London on Saturday, February 13, 2016! The event runs from 9am-3pm at the Central Library (251 Dundas St.) and is FREE to all visitors! To find out more about the event, click here.

Read All News


Watch us on YouTube

The MA Public History Program
See all of our videos on YouTube

Follow us on Twitter


  • Principles and Gerrymanders cover

    By George Emery

  • Becoming a Romanov Book Cover

    By Charles Ruud & Marina Soroka

  • Alice in Shandehland Cover

    By Monda Halpern

  • Captives Cover

    By Ian Steele

  • Book Cover

    By Brock Millman

View All Publications

Important Links