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Library and Archives Canada
December 17, 2015
Director Positions Library and Archives Canada is recruiting directors and creating a pool of qualified candidates for several operational areas i......

Call for Papers
December 04, 2015
Historians Teaching History Historians Teaching History: What Works and What Needs Work?One-day symposium on May 28, 2016 at Mount Royal Universit......

COMMUNITY MEMORIES INVESTMENT PROGRAM
December 02, 2015
Virtualmuseum.ca Eligible institutions and organizations are invited to submit proposals for the production of Community Memories exhibits project......

Library and Archives Canada
December 01, 2015
The Documentary Heritage Communities Program CALL LETTER - 2016-2017 Call Letter for Library and Archives Canada’s Contributions Program Novembe......

Canadian Nautical Research Society Annual Conference and General Meeting
November 26, 2015
Call for Papers Canadian Nautical Research Society Annual Conference and General Meeting18-20 August 2016  "Where Rivers Meet Oceans" New Westmi......

Survey - Library and Archives Canada
November 18, 2015
Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada wants your input to assist in developing a strategic plan for the next three years. This s......

New Canadian Heritage Minister
November 04, 2015
Canadian Heritage We welcome the Honourable Mélanie Joly, the new Canadian Heritage minister. Our sincere compliments on becoming the new Minister......

2016 CHA Prizes
October 15, 2015
The CHA is pleased to announce the launch of its 2016 prize competitions. Here are the 2016 prizes that will be presented at the 2016 CHA Annual M......

Telling the story of Canadian Women from Exceptional to Everyday Life
October 15, 2015
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QCThursday, October 15, 2015 Watch from 1 pm to 5 pm ET at http://livestream.com/accounts/5035536/WomensHisto......

Canada’s Archives—A New Blueprint
October 14, 2015
Join us in Ottawa on November 13, 2015 as we mark the launch of “Canada’s Archives—A New Blueprint” Dear Colleagues, As you know, over the past y......

Gold Medal for Scholarly Research from the Governor General
September 29, 2015
                                                                                               MEDIA RELEASE - Canada's History September29, 20......

The Quebec government has abandoned scholarly journals
September 24, 2015
The Fonds de recherche du Québec no longer supports 28 out of 56 shcolalry journals in Québec, see http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/450647......

Institute for African Studies and Carleton University
September 21, 2015
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION Catherine Gidney (St. Thomas),Susanne M. Klausen (Carleton),and John Walsh (Carleton) Carleton University Friday, Septemb......

National Council on Public History
September 21, 2015
Call for posters 2016 NCPH/SHFG ANNUAL MEETING Challenging the Exclusive Past March 16-19 Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel – Baltimore, M......

Social sciences and humanities faculties to close in Japan after ministerial decree
September 15, 2015
Seventeen universities are to close liberal arts and social science courses September 14 2015     ......

Australian & New Zealand Studies Association of North America
September 14, 2015
2016 Annual ConferenceWinter Park, Florida4-6 February In 2016, ANZSANA will hold its annual conference at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida......

Wallot-Sylvestre Seminar Series
September 11, 2015
Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will be welcoming Mr. Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and U......

Library and Archives Canada - Mind Shift
August 20, 2015
Feedback Wanted In July 2015, the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Digital Strategy received final approval by Management Board. The first of sev......

Commemorations in the National Capital Region: Evolution and Findings
August 17, 2015
ActiveHistory podcast of a CHA roundtable held during the 2015 Congress   Left to right - David Akin, Nadine Blumer, Alan Gordon, Alain Roy and Yv......

Worth Fighting For
August 17, 2015
ActiveHistory Podcast of a roundtable held at the 2015 CHA Annual Meeting The United States has a long history of war resistance and war resistors......

Books available for reviews
August 06, 2015
British Journal of Canadian Studies Books Available for Review July 2015 Reviews Editor: Vivien Hughes, email:vivienhughes@fastmail.co.uk   If......

LAC’s Pinterest Boards
August 04, 2015
Library and Archives Canada Let the pinning begin! Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to provide you with a new way to access the nation......

Call for Papers - University of New Brunswick
July 16, 2015
TOWARDS RECONCILIATION: FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF THE PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP TREATIES UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK, FREDERICTON, NB OCTOBER 29 – 30,......

Cork studies in the Irish revolution
July 15, 2015
‘Finbarr’s War: Munster, Cork city, Cork county, and University College Cork during Ireland’s “revolutionary decade” 1912-23’ Conference in Univer......

The Canadian Archival System Working Group
July 08, 2015
Library and Archives Canada The Working Group is pleased to invite members of the Stakeholders Forum, as well as the broader documentary heritage ......

New Chapter in LAC's Project Naming
July 07, 2015
Aboriginal cultural heritage http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=1&nid=981009&crtr.tp1D=1 Every picture tells a story! Spurred ......

Government accountability and history under siege
July 03, 2015
Bill Waiser, distinguished professor emeritus in history at the University of Saskatchewan, argues that omnibus C-59 is unlawful Waiser is disti......

Association of Critical Heritage Studies
June 30, 2015
What does heritage change? Association of Critical Heritage Studies Third biannual Conference  Montreal, 7-10th June 2016 An initiative of the C......

Call for proposals for virtual exhibits is now open!
June 29, 2015
Canadian Museum of History Showcase your best stories—virtually anywhere! The Virtual Museum of Canada invites Canadian museums and heritage organ......

The University of Ottawa and Library and Archives Canada
June 26, 2015
A partnership “bound” by knowledge between University of Ottawa and Library and Archives Canada OTTAWA, June 23, 2015  —  Library and Archives C......

ActiveHistory Conference
June 24, 2015
NEW DIRECTIONS IN ACTIVE HISTORY: INSTITUTIONS, COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES The CHA is proud to be a sponsor of this conference that will take......

Call for Papers - Florida March 2016
June 12, 2015
The twentieth biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will take place 10–13 March 2016 in Sarasota, Florida. The progra......

Library and Archives Canada
June 12, 2015
Call Letter for Library and Archives Canada’s New Contribution Program June 12, 2015 – Gatineau, Que. – Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Library......

The 2015 CHA Prizes
June 02, 2015
2015 CHA PRIZE WINNERS Canadian Committee on Labor History  Best Article Prize  WINNER Jeremy Milloy,"Chrysler Pulled the Trigger: Competing Und......

2015 CHA Annual Meeting - University of Ottawa
May 28, 2015
Tour of the Archives of the University of Ottawa You are coming to the CHA Annual Meeting and would like to visit the university's archives? You c......

Doing Research at Library and Archives Canada
May 21, 2015
Library and Archives Canada You are doing research at LAC during your visit at congress? LAC has developed an information package specially for CH......

Gunn Award
May 12, 2015
International Migration Research Centre Best Essay Prize on international migration Deadline to submit your article - May 31, 2015  ...

Town Hall meeting at the 2015 Congress
May 11, 2015
LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA  This year Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is developing a new three-year plan to orient its priorities and activiti......

Call for Papers - SMH
May 08, 2015
83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History  “Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries”  April 14–17, 2016, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   ......

The Canada 150 Fund
April 24, 2015
The 150th anniversary of Confederation The Government of Canada has announced details of its preparations for celebrating the 150th anniversary of......

Dean, Faculty of the Humanities
April 21, 2015
University of Victoria Dean, Faculty of HumanitiesPosting...

Digital History
April 14, 2015
Wednesday, April 21 2015 Room DMS 12102, Desmarais Bldg. 11:00 - 12:00: Meet students showcasing their projects  12:00 - 12:30: Keynote Address ......

Survey on historical research
April 14, 2015
For the past several years, my research as a PhD student in Library and Information Science has allowed me to delve into the information behavior o......

THE TRANS-ATLANTIC PLATFORM
April 09, 2015
    THE TRANS-ATLANTIC PLATFORM (T-AP) At the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015   DRAFT Programme of Events   June 1, 201......

Staging Our Histories History (a)Live: Pasts off the Page & on the Stage
April 07, 2015
May 31, 2015, 7:30pm  NAC FOURTH STAGE Eight powerful stories told via film, theatre, poetry and oral storytelling will illuminate the past and i......

The Macquarie University Research Fellowship
April 07, 2015
Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) will offer at least 6 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2016 Deadline to apply - May ......

CANADA PRIZES
March 25, 2015
The CHA would like to congratulate CHA members Gene Allen and Erika Dyck (Erika also sits on CHA Council) for being finalists for the 2015 Canada P......

Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era
March 24, 2015
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries and the Centre for Research Libraries  The Conference will take place on May 14 (from 4:00 p.m.) an......

List of shortlisted books for the 2015 Garneau, Macdonald and Ferguson prizes
March 18, 2015
The CHA is pleased to publicise the shortlists for its François-Xavier Garneau Medal, awarded every five years, it is the most prestigious of the C......

Who Killed Canadian History?
March 16, 2015
From the Heritage Minutes/Drake mashup, to Harper’s grand historical narrative; Debate on Canadian history and how it ought to be taught. You can ......

CFUW-FCFDU
March 13, 2015
The Power of Women Working Together / La puissance au féminin: ensemble pour réussir Are you a graduate or post-graduate student looking for a com......

New Student Prize - Canadiana.org
March 02, 2015
Canadiana.org New Student Prize based on research done using Canadiana.org digitized historical content. Deadline to apply  - April 15, 2015...

Website - Library and Archives Canada
March 02, 2015
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is conducting a usability study of our to gather information about how visitors use our website. This study inclu......

Canadian Museum of History - Collections
March 02, 2015
Private Archives As many of you will know, the Canadian Museum of History is planning a new long term (“permanent”) exhibition on Canadian History......

The UN at 70: A Canadian Perspective
March 02, 2015
 Friday 12 June 2015, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University, one of the premier organ......

Call for Posters - 2015 CHA Annual Meeting
March 02, 2015
The Programme Committee for the 2015 Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting invites proposals for the Poster Session at the 2015 Congress i......

Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications Released
February 27, 2015
OPEN ACCESS The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the So......

Héritage Project - Canadiana.org
February 26, 2015
SURVEY Over the past several months, Canadiana has been partnering with Library and Archives Canada (LAC) on a massive project to digitize 40,000 ......

Contesting Canada's Future
February 25, 2015
Trent University May 21, 2015 – May 23, 2015   Registration is now open! The preliminary program has now been posted. Academics, activists......

Call for proposals - Toronto
February 24, 2015
Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015 Institut......

Podcast: Historical Research on Canada and Beyond
February 19, 2015
For the first time the winners of the two highest distinctions given annually by the Canadian Historical Association met for an exchange with the p......

CIEQ & QUESCREN
February 17, 2015
International Colloquium The Centre interuniversitaite d’études québécoises (CIEQ), the Morrin Centre and the The Quebec English-Speaking Communit......

A Widening War: Problems Without Answers, conference 2015
February 10, 2015
2nd - 7th August 2015                                                               Patron The Dowager Countess, Lady Haig Following on from the v......

Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies
February 10, 2015
Nine years and counting: Stephen Harper and the new Canada CFP - The deadline to submit your paper - March 15, 2015...

Journal - Terrae Incognitae
February 10, 2015
The Journal of the Society for the Histories of Discoveries Call for papersAssociate Editor Position...

Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance
February 03, 2015
DEPARTMENT OF THEATREFACULTY OF FINE ARTS, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Invites applications for an Emerging (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Oral ......

A independant production company in Montreal that creates fiction films as well as documentary television series wants a historian
January 27, 2015
Pixcom http://www.pixcom.com/en/, is an independant production company in Montreal that creates fiction films as well as documentary television ser......

"Canada, the United States, and Islamic Extremism: Confronting Terror - Domestic and International Dimensions"
January 26, 2015
Proposals are due no later than May 1, 2015Colloquium Dates: February 25-27, 2016Venue: University of Hawai`i at Mānoa    The Center for the Study......

Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
January 13, 2015
The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announc......

International Committee of Historical Sciences
January 12, 2015
The 22nd International Congress of Historical Sciences will take place in Jinan, Shandong in China, August 23-29, 2015 For more information, go to......

MAKING HISTORY: BRONZE SCULPTURE OF SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD UNVEILED AS PART OF HIS 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
January 12, 2015
Macdonald Project of Prince Edward County 200th Birthday  News Release For January 11, 2015 The Macdonald Project of Prince Edward County celebra......

Long-Form Census
January 09, 2015
COMMUNIQUÉ                                                                                                                          January 9, 2015......

LAC produces an e-newsletter
January 07, 2015
Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) Strategic Research Division carries out current and long-term analysis of trends, drawing from sources in libra......

Biography and Fiction Conference
January 06, 2015
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography and the Department of History, University of Toronto, are pleased to invite you to our upcoming Biography and ......

Canadian Research Date Centre Network
January 06, 2015
CRDCN webinar series New Research Opportunities Using Historical Census Micro-Data January 21, 2015 from 1:00-2:30 pm (Eastern Time)This webinar ......

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