Our director, Ian McKay, spoke to the CBC about the Winnipeg General Strike.
Maxime Dagenais talks to Brighter World about his and the Wilson Institute’s involvement in a nation-wide 2.5 million dollar SSHRC Partnership Grant initiative.
Hosted by the L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University, this workshop invites papers that blend boundaries between times of war and peace, and that complicate distinctions between battlefront and homefront.
Join us for our 2019-20 Visiting Speaker Series as we discuss Race and Racism.
A few weeks ago, we hosted an event titled The Statue Wars: Is the global movement to tear down problematic memorials erasing history? Moderated by TVO’s Steve Paikin, a discussion panel featuring Vanessa Watts, James Daschuk, and Christopher Moore discussed the conflicts in Canada and around the world over statues and commemorations.
It is with great sadness that we have to say goodbye to two of our favourite fellows: Julien Mauduit and Heather Green. We will miss you dearly and wish you the best in your future endeavour. However, it is with great pleasure that we welcome our newest fellow: Jodey Nurse!
A few weeks ago, we awarded our second Viv Nelles Graduate Award! Check out who won!
We are happy to announce our 2019 Corsini Fellows in Canadian History: Julia Pyryeskinaand Matthieu Caron!
On 4-5-6 July 2019, the Wilson Institute is hosting a Retreat for High School Teachers, held in collaboration with the Ontario High School and Social Science Teachers’ Association (OHASSTA). The main idea behind this retreat is to explore critical, thought-provoking, and contemporary approaches to the teaching of history in the twenty-first century.
Our Director, Dr. Ian McKay, wrote an article titled “Are we Witnessing the Death of Liberal Democracy?” for the Conversation Canada. You can read it here.