The History department has joined with many units at the University to support an exciting conference Indigenous Resurgence and Reconciliation! Sept 18 – 19th UVic’s First Peoples House The conference features the thoughts of Jim Tully, John Borrows, Michael Asch and many other experts. The event is free and no registration is required. More information at http://conferences.uvic.ca/index.php/fph/irrs
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
Dr. Andrew Wender has a letter in today’s Globe and Mail on ISIS and the false dichotomy of “civilization” and “barbarism” (under the heading “False dichotomy"! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/letters/aug-26-from-the-top-down-and-other-letters-to-the-editor/article26098098/
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