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2017-9-22
RT : The Fall 2017 Geography Colloquium Series kicks off next Tuesday in GEOG 229. View the full program:… https://t.co/Trq5lUXleY
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2017-9-22
RT : History News Network | What I’m Reading: An Interview with Stanford’s Richard White https://t.co/nwuvIICCDM
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2017-9-19
RT : Terrific interview with Coll Thrush at : "always resist the past-tensing of Indigenous peoplehood." https://t.co/sNx3JEFZZD
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2017-9-19
RT : JOIN US , Luke Clossey, John Craig, Emily O'Brien and Tiffany Werth for READS!… https://t.co/HpEsVTqwR2
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2017-9-19
RT : Singer Dou Wun is the subject of the Thurs public lecture by Prof. Bell Yung. Come kick off 2nd yr of https://t.co/wUmJV4GDoc
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2017-9-18
RT : We must fix economic inequality, declining community institutions or our republic will fall. My Sunday column: https://t.co/NfQsEIy6HW
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2017-9-18
Iron Range's Aaron Brown on history and contemporary lived experience of income inequality. https://t.co/x0WVgRF6l0
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2017-9-17
RT : an interesting conversation between history and memory. "History" as Vietnam narrative; "memory" as experience of war.
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2017-9-17
RT : Boston Globe reports from Toronto on the record number of foreign students choosing Canada over the US: https://t.co/K1Jz9pZ3YU
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2017-9-17
RT : Please register now & RT this link for on Nov. 1: https://t.co/giZGl1Eb23
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2017-9-17
RT : UWinnipeg is taking it on: Decolonization, Indigenization and the History Department in Canada https://t.co/CitzNMjqn0 via
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2017-9-15
RT : My dept. is hiring a t-t assistant professor in the history of science or medicine. Please RT! https://t.co/xQlLHc9bEe

Positions

The Department of History at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor whose scholarship concerns war, conflict, or mass violence in non-Western contexts. This position offers opportunities to pursue a career in teaching and educational leadership at the university level, with engagement in innovative curriculum design and pedagogy in a collaborative teaching and learning community.

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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

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, 2017, pp. 125-138.

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.