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    In the History Honours Program, students make the shift from being consumers of history to becoming producers of historical knowledge.
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    Learn more about one of North America's strongest research groups in the History of China
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    Welcome to the UBC History Department’s Graduate Program. Our prize-winning faculty have created an exciting graduate program located in a dynamic university in one of the world’s most desirable cities.
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    A resource for history students to explore career options.

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Everything you need to know to both apply to and graduate through the UBC History Programs:

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RT : Very interesting thread summarizing article on gender discrepancies in Canadian history authorship/prizes. https://t.co/kRiXPh0fcN
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2016-8-24
RT : Parks Canada in Ottawa/Gatineau is hiring 5 (!) historians. Deadline is 30 August 2016 https://t.co/wkpoEwVUN2
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2016-8-24
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2016-8-24
RT : Residential School legacy creates distrust of education system: MacEwan University study https://t.co/DBYiCREjFK
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2016-8-24
RT : H-Environment shares the latest episode of the "Exploring Environmental History " https://t.co/sV9TtGshcq https://t.co/usFAtcyoXz
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2016-8-24
RT : I talk w/ Akiko Takenaka abt her on Yasukuni Shrine for : https://t.co/uOdr1XHmyr
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2016-8-24
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2016-8-23
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Positions

The UBC History Department invites applications for Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

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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In Press

The Fin-de-Siècle World A. Denning, Transports of Speed, in The Fin-de-siècle World, M. Saler New York and London: Routledge, In Press.

Recent Faculty Publications

Recent Student Publications

S. Greenhalgh, Edmonton's Local Heroes, in The Frontier of Patriotism, Alberta and the First World War, Calgary: University of Calgary Press, In Press.