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34th

CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY

COLLOQUIUM

3-4 May 2024 | Wilfrid Laurier University

34th CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY COLLOQUIUM

3-4 May 2024 | Wilfrid Laurier University

34th CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY COLLOQUIUM

3-4 MAY 2024

Wilfrid Laurier University

The CMHC is the largest gathering of military historians in Canada, bringing together academics, students, independent scholars and members of the public to share the latest work in Canadian military history and war and society.

This page last updated: 12 April 2024

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registration

speakers

c.p. stacey plenary address

David A. Wilson, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto

keynote address

Richard Mayne, Chief Historian and Director of RCAF History and Heritage

programme

Click here for the draft program [last updated 4-April]

accomodations

Affordable on-campus accommodations are available through Hotel Laurier, with rooms from $68.50.

Important: Hotel Laurier is opening early for CMHC attendees. To book, contact Susan at hotel@wlu.ca or 519-884-0710, x3958.

directions & parking

directions

Wilfrid Laurier University is located at 75 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON.

The majority of events will take place in the Senate & Board Chamber and Paul Martin Centre. Both the Senate & Board Chamber and Paul Martin Centre are in the Dining Hall building, close to the main entrance off University Ave. Find it on Laurier’s interactive map.

parking

Pay & Display Lots, 10, 20, and 4 are closest to the Paul Martin Centre and Senate & Board Chambers. Parking rules are different for weekdays and weekends

Click here for visitor parking information, or here for accessible parking. Visitor fees for accessible parking must be paid using the HonkMobile app.

sponsorships

Learn how your organisation can help elevate the study of military history / war and society in Canada.

exhibitors

  • Juno Beach Centre Association
  • McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • UBC Press
  • University of Toronto Press

book launches

rcaf history & heritage

100 Objects for 100 Years: A History for the Royal Canadian Air Force Centennial by Mike Bechthold, Richard Mayne, and Brad St.Croix

Aircraft of the Royal Canadian Air Force: A Centennial History, 1924–2024 by Terry Leversedge

Answering the Call: A History of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Non-Commissioned Members by Mathias Joost

ubc press

Silent Partners: The Origins and Influence of Canada’s Military-Industrial Complex edited by Alex Souchen and Matthew S. Wiseman

university of toronto press

On the Wings of War and Peace: The RCAF during the Early Cold War edited by Randall Wakelam, William March and Peter Rayls

Part of Life Itself: The War Diary of Lieutenant Leslie Howard Miller, CEF by Leslie Howard Miller with Graham Broad

pen & sword

Bomber Command: Churchill’s Greatest Triumph by Roddy MacKenzie