Public History Professional Development Seminars

This series is funded by the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation.

This series offers Public History students to chance to meet and network with practicing public historians, listen to guest lectures, and participate in hands-on workshops. As part of History 9800/9081, this series is mandatory for Public History students and usually occurs during class time, in the third hour.

Other students and alumni are welcome to join us, by emailing Prof. Michelle Hamilton at, or Prof. Mike Dove at

September 25, 2018

Western Archives Workshop

September 28, 2018

Site visit:  Oil Museum of Canada

October 16th, 2018

Oral and Difficult Histories, Steven High, Centre for Oral and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University

October 23, 2018

Writing for the Media Workshop, Jonathan Vance

October 30, 2018

Internship Workshop, Dhira Ghosh, London Heritage Council; Robin Keirstead, Western Archives; Don Spanner, London Life Archives

November 13, 2018

Built Heritage, Kyle Gonyou, City of London Heritage Planner

November 20, 2018

Industrial Heritage, Dr. Chris Andreae

February 4, 2019

Historical Consulting, Sean Stoyles, Cobblestone

February 26, 2019

History and Policy Making, Jean-Pierre Morin, AANDC

March 21, 2019

Talman Lecture, Prof. Barrington Walker


Click here for a list of past speakers