UVic History professor will lead a 7-year, $5.5M research project

UVic History professor will lead a 7-year, $5.5M research project

Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross is the Project Director for Landscapes of Injustice. A multi-partner research project that will tell the story of thousands of Japanese Canadians that were uprooted and dispossed during the Second World War.

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Colonial Legacies Field School in South Africa

Colonial Legacies Field School in South Africa

Students learn on-the-ground about impacts of colonial histories in everyday life and on rural and urban landscapes; sustainable rural development; apartheid & reconciliation; grassroots anti-poverty initiatives; community responses to HIV/AIDS; gender & development; land, labour & global economy; modes of historical memory.

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The orca revolution

The orca revolution

A UVic historian tracks the impact of this iconic species on our regional identity.

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Special projects

Special projects

The Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History project team at the launch of the new Franklin Mystery in Ottawa June 4th 2015. The Mysteries project provides engaging, high-quality materials to schools and universities for the teaching of historical methods and Canadian History. 
Stewart Arneil, Merna Forster, John Lutz, Ruth Sandwell, Peter Gossage, Lyle Dick.  Find out more at www.canadianmysteries.ca

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Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

John Price and Minister Teresa Wat pose for photo with representatives of the Legacy Initiative Advisory Council and a representative of Barkerville Historic Town on the occasion of the launching of the Chinese Canadian Artifact Project. The project, with John Price as Principal Investigator and Zhongping Chen as Research Director, brought together 6500 digitial images of Chinese Canadian artifacts from 16 museums across the province.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Sto:lo Cultural Advisor Dr. Sonny McHalsie telling the 2015 Ethnohistory about the epic battle between Xe:hals and a medicine man at the entrance to the Fraser Canyon east of Yale, B.C where  the medicine man was turned into stone.

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Dive into the past. Shape the future.

An understanding of history is crucial. We need to understand the paths that brought societies to where they are today. History gives us the tools to reflect on who we are, where we have come from, and where we might go. Exploring the past is also exciting and intellectually challenging, particularly when you work with our great researchers and teachers.

Dr. John Lutz
Chair, Department of History

UVic History Department

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Congratulations, Dr. David Zimmerman!

A West Coast perspective on the navy i...
This book has a straightforward goal: To ensure that the role of Maritime Command Pacific — MARPAC, as we know it here — earns its rightful place in the history of Canada’s defence policy since the Second World War.
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