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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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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
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2015-4-13
RT @CarlaNappi: Just posted a new Working Paper to the site: "Magical History, A Lion's Tail, and A Tuft of Hair": http://t.co/lbOJRqhec0
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2015-4-13
RT @CarlaNappi: Hey NYC! Join @DominicPettman & I at @cabinetmagazine Apr 29 as we try to make a beautiful Calvino-inspired monster: https://t.co/ANni6vAVkn
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2015-4-13
More Honours student greatness: Shannon Knight defends her thesis tomorrow on Chinese foot binding!
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2015-4-13
Tomorrow: Honours student Alison MacAulay defends her thesis on social memory in Rwandan cinema!
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2015-4-13
@the_hoodie @jtmorissette @CiTRradio Can't wait for the documentary!
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2015-4-13
"Music IS history" - Joey Doyle, History Honours student, defends his thesis today on Cdn music, alternative culture+@CiTRradio ^tl
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2015-4-10
More from our prodigious colleague, @CarlaNappi! ^tl https://t.co/ekKgtQX3Z7
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2015-4-9
Historians Attack the Data and the Ethics of Colleagues' Manifesto http://t.co/o4XVczHA6p via @chronicle #HistoryManifesto ^tl

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

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

G. Arbulu, Teresa, M., and Sharon, T., Peru's Amazonian Imaginary: Marginality, Territory and National Integration, in Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: Nature, Subjects and Struggle, A. Latta and Wittman, H. 2012.