The Centre for Japanese Research and UBC Library at the University of British Columbia are proud to announce the launch of the Meiji at 150 Digital Teaching Resource (DTR).  Curated and edited by Tristan Grunow and Naoko Kato, the Meiji at 150 DTR presents open-source scholarly content that will be useful for educators and academics looking for new images and topics to introduce into their classroom teaching, while highlighting the academic research made possible using UBC Library’s digital archives.  

The Washington Post published an op-ed by Professor Heidi Tworek about Donald Trump's tariff on Canadian newsprint. "Even in a purportedly digital age, material concerns fundamentally shape news. We forget that lesson at our peril," she wrote.

Read the full piece here

 

Tara Mayer has been awarded $35,000 in funding by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies to convene an international conference on “Visual Literacy: Seeing, Making and Reading Images across the Disciplines.”

The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia has announced the establishment of a new history research prize for works of scholarship and public history projects making substantial use of the BC Jewish Community Archives.

Full details about the qualifications for entry are outlined in the Call for Submissions.

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 the modern Middle East, with an expected start date of 1 July 2019. Thematic and geographic specialty is open.

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 Capitalism before 1800, with an expected start date of 1 July 2019. Thematic and geographic specialty is open.

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 Capitalism before 1800, with an expected start date of 1 July 2019. Thematic and geographic specialty is open.

Congratulations to Prof. Laura Ishiguro for winning the University’s Killam Teaching Prize for 2017-18. The prize recognizes Prof. Ishiguro’s dedicated and innovative teaching, curriculum development, and mentorship of student scholars both inside and outside of the classroom. Prof.

We invite you to join us on April 22 for the City of Vancouver’s formal apology for historical discrimination against people of Chinese ancestry.  Several member

Congratulations to Richard Menkis, recipient of the 2018 Louis Rosenberg Canadian Jewish Studies Distinguished Service Award.  This award recognizes the significant contribution by an individual, institution, or group to Canadian Jewish Studies.  For more details on the award and Richard's work, see here

 

 

 

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