We are delighted to announce that Dr. Susanne Klausen is a recipient of a 2016-2017 Carleton University Research Achievement Award. Administered by the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International), these awards recognize the outstanding research achievements of university faculty, while providing funds to enhance their ongoing research. In her previous projects, Klausen has explored the…

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In this episode Dr. Jeremy Maron of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights is in conversation with Dr. Audra A. Diptee (Managing Director, History Watch Project) about the challenges faced and strategies undertaken when curating difficult subjects related to human rights violations.Credits:  Voice credits go to Lina Crompton for the introduction.  This episode was produced…

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This is a black and white photograph—faded to a creamy beige after a hundred years—printed on the front of an unmailed postcard. Four men of various ages, from early adolescence to late middle age, face the camera. They are seated in a photo studio, posed around a small piano or organ. One is positioned as…

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Remembering Ernie Forbes

Remembering historian of the Maritimes, Ernie Forbes (1940-2015): Del Muise in @Acadiensis https://goo.gl/l3whFD  Shared by: Keith Grant : @keithsgrant We first met in 1966 when he came to Halifax from Victoria to defend his Master’s thesis at Dalhousie. Though technically an examiner, I mostly watched the sparring between Ernie and Murray Beck, two heavyweights in the…

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Former Carleton Undergraduates Win Prestigious Essay Prize Congratulations to Carleton History alumni Mackenzie Dancho and Adam Rymes for winning prizes in the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) Undergraduate Essay Contest. Each year the NACBS awards eight prizes to the best essays on British topics submitted by undergraduates studying in American and Canadian universities….

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Historian, War and Visual Culture

The Canadian War Museum (CWM) is currently seeking for its Research Division, a dynamic individual who will, under the supervision of the Director, Research, CWM, curate exhibitions and undertake or support exhibition development, research, writing, and collections development, in the history of war and visual culture and Canadian military history; liaise with scholarly and public…

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“Theatre and the Holocaust: Recently Rediscovered Scripts from the Terezín/Theresienstadt Ghetto” The lecture will take place in the Multi-Media Lab, Discovery Centre (482), 4th floor MacOdrum Library starting at 1:30 followed by a reception in the History Lounge (433PA). Dr. Lisa Peschel, University of York. 1:30 PM Friday, September 18, 2015, Multi-Media Lab, Discovery Centre, MacOdrum Library. Event…

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