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.
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.
Last Thursday, we hosted our first talk with Indigenous Studies. Dr. Elizabeth Ellis, an assistant professor of indigenous history at New York University, joined us to talk about Standing Rock. We recorded Liz’s fantastic talk!
The Department of HIstory’s Adam Shoalts is back from the Arctic. Welcome back.
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.
One of our newest associates, Guillaume Teasdale (University of Windsor), talks about his nomination as a Wilson Associate.
The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Wilson Assistant Professors for 2017-19, Julien Mauduit and Jennifer Tunnicliffe.