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Want Hope? Look to Barbados

On October 26, Jason Opal – the author of Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation – presented a wonderful paper on Barbados and the sugar economy for our History of Capitalism speaker series. He turned his paper into a blog post.

On Thursday 30 November 2017 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m., the Wilson Institute for Canadian History and Tracy McDonald (Department of History, McMaster) are hosting an Afternoon of Animal Studies.

Wilson Associates

In a few weeks, Dr. Ian Mckay, Director of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History, and Dr. Maxime Dagenais, Coordinator for the Wilson Institute, will officially unveil our new Wilson Associates. For more information on the program, click on this link for a more detailed preview.

Welcome back Adam Shoalts

The Department of HIstory’s Adam Shoalts is back from the Arctic. Welcome back. 

Wilson Institute IHAF Event!

Hosted by Maxime Dagenais and Julien Mauduit, the Wilson Institute invites you to a roundtable discussion on the Rebellions of 1837-38.

On 28-29 April 2017, we hosted a workshop titled Undiplomatic History: Rethinking Canada and the World. One of our presenters, Daniel MacFarlane talks about it and other things in a blog post with NICHE.