Events

Congratulations to our colleague Sakis Gekas on the publication of Xenocracy: State, Class, and Colonialism in the Ionian Islands, 1815-1864

Dear historians, It gives me great pleasure to announce the publication of our colleague Sakis Gekas' latest book, Xenocracy: State, Class, and Colonialism in the Ionian Islands, 1815-1864 (New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016, 380 pp.) This is how the press describes the volume: Of the many European territorial reconfigurations that followed the wars […]

Congratulations to Rachel Koopmans on her induction today in the RSC

I'm sure you'll join me in congratulating Rachel Koopmans on her induction today into the ranks of the Royal Society of Canada as a member of the College of New Scholars. To celebrate Rachel's induction, LA&PS has produced a video featuring her latest research: see  https://youtu.be/IxJf684Kthw On behalf of the Department,  many congratulations to both […]

LA&PS professors celebrated for teaching and research excellence

  The below is an excerpt from the October 18 YFile.  Read the full article here. LA&PS Award for Distinction in Research, Creativity or Scholarship “This year’s winners embody the insatiable quest of true scholars to continuously pose new questions and as well, to serve as public intellectuals on critical contemporary questions,” said Mukherjee-Reed. “It […]

Douglas Hunter wins Canada's Distinguished Dissertation Award

Dear historians, I'm sure you'll all wish to join me in congratulating our former PhD student, Douglas Hunter, on the recent announcement that he has won Canada's Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences category from the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies/Association canadienne pour les études supérieures. He is the first York PhD student […]

Congratulations to our History colleague Doug Hay on his election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Dear historians, It gives me enormous pleasure to convey the news that last week the Royal Society of Canada announced its list of new Fellows for 2016 and that our recently retired colleague Doug Hay was elected a Fellow in the Academy of Social Sciences. This is further evidence of the very high regard in […]