The deadline for our Wilson Book Prize and Viv Nelles Essay Prize is coming up soon: January 30, 2019. Click on the link for more information on each prize.
Schedule for Fall 2019, our next Wilson Institute workshop, Perennial Problems: Histories of Health and Environment across Borders, seek to combines the history of health with environmental history.
In late August, we awarded our first Viv Nelles Graduate Award! Click here to find out who won.
This workshop seeks to unite scholars from Canada and around the world to critically reflect upon both the origins and travels of Orientalism, as well as their places in various parts of world (including—but not limited to—Canada) and their relations to decolonization.
Though we are still finalizing our speakers list, we can confirm our Fall 2018 schedule and most of our Winter 2019 schedule.
We are happy to announce our very first Corsini Fellow in Canadian History.
Organised by our two Wilson Assistant Professors, Julien Mauduit and Jennifer Tunnicliffe, this next workshop seeks to understand Canadian democracy: how, when and even if Canada can be considered a ‘democracy.’ This workshop will take place on 2-3 May 2019.
One of our Wilson Associates, Dr. Jason Opal, a professor of Early American History at McGill University and the author of Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, just in time for the 4th of July.
Hosted by the L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History (10-12 May 2018), A Workshop in Transnational Feminism/Atelier sur le féminisme transnational will showcase the very best of the new work being done in the field of transnational feminism.
It’s the time of year again when we reveal the nominees for the Wilson Book Prize and the Viv Nelles Essay Prize. And once again, after months of deliberation, we have come up with a shortlist of three books and three essays that we believe best fit their description.