Sept 30, 2013

Calling all editors! Historical Discourses, McGill’s undergraduate history journal, is accepting applications for its 2013-2014 editorial staff. Editors will meet regularly throughout the academic year to read and review submissions, select papers for publication, and edit the chosen articles. It will be a lot of fun, and it’s a great way to get more involved in … More Sept 30, 2013

Sept 30, 2013

This Friday at 6:40 PM, the event you have all been waiting for will take place. We are organizing a meet and greet or first-year history students which will take place in the Arts Lounge (Leacock Basement). Come meet your professors, HSA executives, learn about the association, and hang out with fellow history students. Oh, … More Sept 30, 2013

Sept 23, 2013

Hey  History  Student! This  year,  we’re  looking  for  Members-­‐at-­‐Large  and  a  First  Year  Rep  to  help  us   represent  the  interests  of  history  students  within  the  History  Department.  The  ideal   Member-­‐at-­‐Large  will  be  an  enthusiastic,  hard-­‐working  and  organized  History   student  with  a  passion  for  the  discipline.  Members-­‐at-­‐Large  will  be  responsible  for: • Sitting … More Sept 23, 2013

Sept 23, 2013

On Friday September 27th at 4:00 PM, Professor Daniel Marston of the Australian National University’s Strategic and Defense Studies Centre will give a lecture on his book, The Indian Army and the End of the Raj. Professor Marston’s book, follows on from his earlier research into the structure and performance of the British Indian Army during … More Sept 23, 2013

Sept 23, 2013

On Thursday September 26th at 4:00 PM, Robert Tittler, a distinguished professor of History Emeritus of Concordia University will be giving a lecture on “Portraiture, Poetry and Self-Presentation in Post-Reformation Yorkshire: the Kaye Panels of 1567.” This paper discusses the ways in which a minor Yorkshire gentry family, John and Dorothy Kaye, used a four-part, mixed … More Sept 23, 2013

Sept 17, 2013

  On Wednesday the 25th September at 4:00 PM, a research panel consisting of the History department’s newest Postdocs will take place, which will be followed by a Q&A session. The following panelists will present their latest research: -Jesse Clark (SSHRC), “Beauty an the Politics of Appearance in Modern Britain and its Empire” -Simon Macdonald … More Sept 17, 2013

Sept 17, 2013

  To celebrate your arrival, the Political Science, Economics, and History Students Associations have planned an epic party for Friday the 20th at Bar Le Saint-Sulpice, 1680 Saint-Denis Street. There will be unlimited beer, yes unlimited, at least from 9 to 10 PM. This event is a great occasion to meet people who have similar … More Sept 17, 2013

Sept 17, 2013

On Friday September 20th at 2 PM, Dr. Roland Cerny-Werner of Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, will discuss research in the archives of former East Germany and the Private Papers of Agostino Casaroli, who was intimately involved with the Vatican’s foreign policy towards the socialist world in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Focussing on the example of … More Sept 17, 2013

Sept 9, 2013

On Monday the 16th of September at 3:30 PM, a lecture organized by the Department of History’s speakers’ series, along with the Montreal History Group and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, will be given by Jennifer Guglielmo (Associate Professor of History, Smith College), who will discuss her recovery of the histories of … More Sept 9, 2013

Sept 9, 2013

On Friday the 13th at 5:30 PM, McGill alumnus and Oxford-bound graduate student J.R. Lalancette will be hosting a free tutorial for those thinking about applying to graduate school. During this session, J.R. will go over reference letters, letters of intent, writing samples, CVs, and how to approach the application process itself. The event will … More Sept 9, 2013