Research Seminar Series

2020-2021 Research Seminar Series Speakers

All workshops will be held on Thursdays at 12:30pm via Zoom.

September 17:
Janice Forsyth, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Western University
"Living with the past: Using archives and oral history to write a story of the present "

October 8:
Robert Ventresca, Professor, Department of History, King's University College, Western University
"Religion in Mass Violence and Genocide: New Directions in Research "

October 29:
Bill Acres, Professor, Huron College and Department of History, Western University
"Devious histories and the English reformation"

November 26:
Julia Berest, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western University
"The Theme of Happiness in Russian Thought, 1860s-80s"

January 14:
Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard
"Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War"

January 28:
Nicole Kaniki, Special Advisor to the President (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion), Western University
"Anti-racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Canadian Academy"
(presentation slides)
March 04:
David Marples, Professor, History & Classics, University of Alberta
"Uncovering the Holocaust: The Trascianiec (Trostenets) death camp in Belarus"

March 25:
Sarah Nickel (Tk'emlúpsemc), Associate Professor, History and Classics, University of Alberta
"We're not going to stop for anything": Concerned Aboriginal Women (CAW) and the Constitution Express