Time Travel to Brantford, 1900-1920: Telling Brantford’s Early Immigrant Stories with Christina Han

Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada 232 King Street North, Waterloo

In this talk, Christina Han will present findings from her research “Comparative Spatial Histories of Brantford’s Early Immigrant Communities: A Deep Mapping and Digital Storytelling Project,” which investigates histories of Brantford’s Armenian, Italian, and Chinese communities from 1900-1920. She will also share how the project led to the creation of “Flashback Downtown Brantford,” a public […]

Military Lecture: Canadians in the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-1922

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St, Guelph, Ontario

  CLICK HERE to register for the event.   Speaker: Evren Altinkas Robert Frew, one of the Canadians active in Turkey during the Turkish War of Independence At the end of the First World War, as a result of the Mudros Armistice, the Ottoman State was occupied by Allies. British, French, Italian and Greek forces […]

Critical Histories of Blackness in Canada: R v. R.D.S. with Barrington Walker

Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada 232 King Street North, Waterloo

Barrington Walker This talk will explore R v. RDS twenty years after this landmark legal case in Canada. A number of legal scholars and historians of Black Canadian history and Black Canadian legal history have taken the opportunity presented by this anniversary to reflect upon its multi-faceted legacy. Barrington Walker reconsiders RDS in light of […]