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Terry Copp Appointed Member of the Order of Canada

Terry Copp Appointed Member of the Order of Canada

John Terry Copp, C.M. Elora, Ontario Terry Copp has nurtured Canadians’ understanding of our history. Professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University, and the founder and director emeritus of the Laurier Centre for Military and Strategic Disarmament Studies, he...

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Call for Applications: Canadian War Museum Research Fellowship

Call for Applications: Canadian War Museum Research Fellowship

In support of this commitment, the Museum is pleased to announce the creation of a Research Fellowship program to begin in 2023. The program will host on-site work by postgraduate scholars and provide unique research access to Museum collections and experts. Fellows’ projects will enhance the Museum’s standing as a centre for leading scholarly research and public history.

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Quebec in the World History of Democracy, 1600-1840

Quebec in the World History of Democracy, 1600-1840

In this article, Allan Greer invites a re-evaluation of Quebec as a pioneer of democracy, challenging conventional narratives of societal progress and contributing to the global struggle for representation and equality. The globalization of Quebec's history is...

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Historical Empathy for the Past and Present: An Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Doing History

Historical Empathy for the Past and Present: An Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Doing History

In this article, Sara Karn explores her research on historical empathy and its significance for teachers, learners, and historians. She suggests that empathy—and the associated emotions and feelings that arise while learning about people in the past—has implications for understanding historical perspectives and experiences, as well as living better with others in the present. Karn further demonstrates how the affective dimensions of historical empathy can be used to counter the longstanding repression of emotions in history education, and in history as a discipline more generally.

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Call for Papers: Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies Conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Call for Papers: Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies Conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts

In support of this commitment, the Museum is pleased to announce the creation of a Research Fellowship program to begin in 2023. The program will host on-site work by postgraduate scholars and provide unique research access to Museum collections and experts. Fellows’ projects will enhance the Museum’s standing as a centre for leading scholarly research and public history.

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The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

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Chancellors’ Challenge: The Green Transition

Chancellors’ Challenge: The Green Transition

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

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Chancellors’ Challenge: Interprovincial Trade Barriers

Chancellors’ Challenge: Interprovincial Trade Barriers

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

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