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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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    In the History Honours Program, students make the shift from being consumers of history to becoming producers of historical knowledge.

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08/06/2015 - 16:00 to 19:00

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

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Positions

The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for a one-year position as an assistant professor without review in the field of modern Japanese history, effective 1 July 2016. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand or expect to have successfully defended prior to 1 July 2016. They are expected to provide evidence of excellence in research, as demonstrated by published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in their field.

The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the history of early modern Europe, with an expected start date of 1 July 2016. The department is interested in candidates who focus on the history of western or central Europe during the period 1450-1700.  All applications are welcome, but preference will be given to scholars whose work complements and expands on the department’s existing strengths.

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2015-6-24
Check out this video from Henry Yu's students. https://t.co/gjWDHp7uGf
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2015-6-24
Welcome to the participants at #SHCY2015! Conference program available http://t.co/adrc0PppWF
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2015-6-18
Congratulations to Gabriela Aceves Sepúlveda, winner of 2015 CHA John Bullen Prize, for outstanding PhD thesis! ^eg
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2015-6-18
Congratulations to Paige Raibmon for winning the CHA's 2015 Aboriginal History Book Prize. With Elsie Paul: Written as I Remember It. ^eg
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2015-5-22
.@UBC_History folks @ the upcoming @CndHistAssoc conference: @Hay_Stephen, A.Golubev, L.Ishiguro, M.Duchame, @LooTina http://t.co/JeeA76EzVu
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2015-5-22
Wow! Read this very interesting report! https://t.co/Y7jPy8N9AL
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2015-4-27
Carla Nappi discussing (and performing?) her book in progress--Wed. in NYC: http://t.co/PRTgEeBlI6 ^eg
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2015-4-27
Simon Bates on difficulties measuring outcomes of flexible learning: http://t.co/ufa7gscsUV ^eg
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2015-4-21
On the cover of the AHR (our Rolling Stone?) Anne Gorsuch on the romance of revolutionary #Cuba in the Soviet 60s http://t.co/5kQYCvQB9b
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2015-4-14
Race, resistance+the media in early apartheid South Africa is the subject of Maneo Mohale's honours thesis, which she defends tomorrow!
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2015-4-14
Honours student Hanna Murray defends her thesis tomorrow on physical culture in fin-de-siècle America.
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2015-4-14
RT @LooTina: Could we imagine a similar marker that acknowledged how confiscation of Indigenous land helped build Canada? https://t.co/YiWmveWymR

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.

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