Irene Gammel Wins 2020-21 C.P. Stacey Award

Scholar Irene Gammel named winner of the 2020-2021 C.P. Stacey Award for I Can Only Paint: The Story of Battlefield Artist Mary Riter Hamilton.

Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton

Quinn Downton is a history student in his final year of his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. In the fall, he is beginning his Master of Arts in History, writing a research paper on the transformation of the asylum in late Victorian Britain through...

Off the Cuff, with Megan Hamilton

Originally from Vernon, BC, Megan Hamilton is a social historian of twentieth century Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours in History from Wilfrid Laurier University, where she was a Research Assistant at the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC). She is...

Off the Cuff, with Meredith Legace

Meredith Legace is a third year Honours student in History at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has worked with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada for the last three years, and originally started as a volunteer working on the Through Veterans’ Eyes project under...

The President of the United Nations General Assembly: Making A Difference in Global Governance?

UN Photo/Manuel Elias              The individuals elected as President of the General Assembly (PGA) of the United Nations over the past seventy-five years generally have been leading political figures in their own countries as foreign or defence ministers, or even...

Register now for the 32nd Canadian Military History Colloquium!

Registration is now open for the 32nd Canadian Military History Colloquium, 6-7 May 2022.

Welcome to the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS), which has become one of Canada’s largest military history research centres since its founding in the early 1990s by Terry Copp and Marc Kilgour, is now expanding to become the Laurier Centre...

Canada and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

A Policy History By Chris Anderson A Rohingya family wades through water crossing the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh. © UNHCR/Roger Arnold, [Collected from UNHCR Joint Statement on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis] The arrival in Canada of thousands of Syrian refugees...

Students Catalog Information on KW’s Cold War Bunker

The main conference room in the 'Diefenbunker,' the federal government's nuclear shelter. Bunkers like this and the one in Freeport were designed to preserve a government's ability to operate during a nuclear attack. [Z22, Original, CC BY-SA 3.0] In the mid 1960s,...

Introducing the Copp Scholars Program!

One of the flagship initiatives of the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada is the Copp Scholars Program. Named after one of its founding directors—Terry Copp—and in the spirit of his commitment to cultivating research and learning opportunities for his students,...

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Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton

Quinn Downton is a history student in his final year of his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. In the fall, he is beginning his Master of Arts in History, writing a research paper on the transformation of the asylum in late Victorian Britain through...

Off the Cuff, with Megan Hamilton

Originally from Vernon, BC, Megan Hamilton is a social historian of twentieth century Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours in History from Wilfrid Laurier University, where she was a Research Assistant at the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC). She is...

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