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2017-3-22
RT : Critical thinking instruction in humanities reduces belief in pseudoscience https://t.co/Qizi2SgEou via
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2017-3-22
RT : There is no such thing as western civilisation by https://t.co/0m3VyLcrj4
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2017-3-21
RT : The Neighbourhood That Saved Vancouver https://t.co/mQmsIFOhvV https://t.co/JVCBXLxbAX
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2017-3-21
RT : Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada eBook free to download at… https://t.co/QP87UZLDbJ
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2017-3-20
RT : March 29: The official first meeting of the renamed UBC/SFU African Studies Colloquium. https://t.co/PEovtmHCYb
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2017-3-20
History Colloq: Eman Morsi, "Anatomies of Power: The Ethics of Consumption in the Cartoons of Egypt and Cuba" Thurs 12:30 in 1197 Buch Tower
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2017-3-20
RT : From :"willingly opening our borders to white nationalism would put us on the wrong side of history—again." https://t.co/J4C09i3rY9
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2017-3-20
Nile Green speaking about the First Middle Eastern Students in Europe, Apr. 5, 6pm, : https://t.co/7BU8yaqeIG
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2017-3-20
RT : . may have racked up the points last year, but has been practicing! José I is ours! https://t.co/HC6rP1H2QC
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2017-3-20
Big Lebowlski style award--, let's see what you've got! https://t.co/n7WNQ9V5lo
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2017-3-19
RT : Monticello is making room for Sally Hemings https://t.co/o8Z0XvEnpa https://t.co/KDsEx1VdDH
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2017-3-19
RT : Great footage from CBC archives of industrial Granville Island and the beginnings of its transformation in 1970s https://t.co/w7Xds3lfBk

Positions

Vantage College and the Department of History at the University of British Columbia invite applications for a sessional lecturer for the period September 2017 to April 2018. See http://vantagecollege.ubc.ca and http://www.history.ubc.ca.

  • Summer Session Term One (15 May to 30 June 2017)
  • Summer Session Term Two (4 July to 19 August 2017)
  • Winter Session Term One (September to December 2017)
  • Winter Session Term Two (January to April 2018)

Equity updates

History of China at UBC

The Department of History offers a complete set of courses on China for undergraduates and provides graduate students with training in fields from the Ming dynasty to the Republic congruent with the expertise of its faculty. Please browse through this History Department sub-site and learn more about our research and teaching programs.

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Careers for Historians

Welcome to Careers for Historians. This is a resource for history students to explore career options. It’s for those who are considering pursuing studies in history, for those who already have a history degree (undergraduate or graduate) and are wondering about what career paths exist, and for faculty members to refine how they advise their students.

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Meeting for prospective History Majors, Minors, & Honours students

The UBC History Department invites you to come to learn more about our undergraduate programs at our information and social event:

FYI: Entering the History Program at UBC
Wednesday, March 15 @ 5 - 6:30 pm
Buchanan A 102

If you are considering declaring a History Major or applying for the History Honours Program in 2017W, you must attend this meeting and sign up for departmental advising this April.

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In Press

L. Ishiguro, Northwestern North America (Canadian West) to 1900, in The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism, E. Cavanagh and Veracini, L. New York: Routledge, In Press.

Recent Faculty Publications

Recent Student Publications

Fortean Times C. Laursen and Cropper, P., The Baldoon Mystery, Fortean Times, no. 315, pp. 30-39, 2014.