The Canadian Historical Association Meeting, June 3rd - 5th 2019 at UBC



The Canadian Historical Association Meeting at Congress

The Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting is taking place during Congress at UBC between June 3rd and 5th. This is an exciting event for the UBC History community since it will attract 400 participants from universities across Canada and the world and offers an interesting program with 143 events focused on mostly Canadian topics.  This year’s theme is “Conversations Across time, space, and culture in Vancouver.”

The program is available online:

To monitor the conversation on social media, check out: #chashc2019


UBC History Highlights

UBC History’s Michel Ducharme, Associate Professor, has played a significant role in the organization of the meeting, taking on the role of program chair and local arrangement coordinator this year. Prof. Ducharme collaborated with a selected panel of 16 representatives from universities across Canada to complete a robust program.

UBC History Faculty members including Paige Raibmon, Laura Ishiguro, Tina Loo and Jessica Wang will lend their voices to sessions during the three day meeting.

A book launch for UBC Press books will take place on Tuesday, June 4th at 12pm-1:30pm in Buchanan D 130 (Meekison Lounge), highlighting three books from UBC History.

These books include:

Laura Ishiguro, Nothing to Write Home About: British Family Correspondence and the Settler Colonial Everyday in British Columbia

Tina Loo, Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

Elder Elsie Paul, with Davis McKenzie, Paige Raibmon, and Harmony Johnson, As I Remember It: Teachings (Ɂəms tɑɁɑw) from the Life of a Tla’amin (a multi-media, digital book that integrates photographs, audio, animations, videos, and text)

Please note: conference sessions require registration to the Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting.


Featured Public Event at Congress

Teaching and Learning after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission workshop will take place on June 4th and June 5th and is open to the public. UBC History’s Paige Raibmon is one of the Interdisciplinary Organizers for this important event. The Canadian Historical Association is a sponsor for this workshop.

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For More Information about Congress and CHA

Congress website:

Canadian Historical Association website: