Truth and Reconciliation Chair addresses Canada and Global Indigeneity

YFile Article - March 29, 2017 Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada, will examine what Canada can learn from Indigenous societies around the world on March 30 at York University’s annual Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History. Sinclair’s talk, “Indigeneity, the World, and […]

The Department of History Welcomes Edward Jones-Imhotep

I am very pleased to announce that the Provost has recently approved formally the transfer of Professor Edward Jones-Imhotep, currently Associate Professor in the Dept. of Natural Science in the Faculty of Science, to LA&PS History. Prof. Jones-Imhotep’s research focuses on the intertwined histories of technology, trust, and social order in modern Europe and North […]

Bruno Véras, York PhD candidate earns international award for racial equity project

YFile Article - March 7, 2017 York University PhD candidate Bruno Véras has earned the Antonieta de Barros Award for the promotion of racial and gender equity in Brazil. The award recognizes 30 initiatives or communication projects promoting racial equality and overcoming racism. Véras is a grad student in the Department of History, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional […]

Congratulations to Colin Coates, Sean Kheraj, David Koffman & Marcel Martel - Canada150@York Projects

YFile Article VP Academic announces Canada150@York projects Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton announces the results of a call for applications for funding of Canada 150 @ York projects:   Dear colleagues: Earlier this year, President Shoukri and I issued a call for applications for funding for projects to contribute to the celebration here at […]

Congratulations on Angola: Then and Now

Congratulations to José Curto and Tracy Lopes (José's graduate student) for the publication of their jointly-edited volume, Angola: Then and Now, published recently as a special issue of the journal Portuguese Studies Review vol. 23.2. Further details about the volume are available at : The volume takes its origins from a conference organized at […]