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News Category: Announcements

06May2019
University Professor Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded prestigious Killiam Prize for humanities research

She has revealed knowledge about Stalinist Russia that was previously kept hidden. He has mapped our genes and given us a better understanding of autism. Historian Lynne Viola and geneticist Stephe...

06May2019
Paul Cohen receives his Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

Paul Cohen receives Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

  Adding to their already long list of accomplishments, the University of Toronto’s Ron Levi and Paul Cohen can now call themselves knights of the French Republic. At a ceremony on Friday at th...

01Apr2019
Professor Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy awarded 2019 Fleck Prize

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Murphy, who was awarded the 2019 Ludwik Fleck Prize for The Economization of Life (Duke University Press 2017). This prestigious prize recognizes an outstanding b...

14Sep2018

Sean Mills Named to Royal Society of Canada's College for Emerging Scholars

Democracy is under threat in many places globally, from the suppression of voting rights and influence of money in political campaigns to the collapse of longstanding democratic institutions. For Yas...

10Sep2018
Philip Creighton (1929-2018)

In Memorium - Philip Creighton

The Department of History lost a good friend last month with the passing of Philip Creighton (1929–2018). Together with several historians, donors, and friends, Philip was one of the founders of the...

12Jul2018
Order of Canada medals

Bob Bothwell named to Order of Canada

More than two dozen leading lights associated with the University of Toronto have been recognized by the Order of Canada – one of the country's highest civilian honours. The long list of luminaries...

27Jun2018
University Professor Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded Molson Prize for Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial

University Professor Lynne Viola of the Faculty of Arts & Science’s department of history has been named one of two recipients of the Canada Council for the Arts’ prestigious Thomas Henry Pe...

05Jun2018
Tamara Walker

Tamara Walker wins Connaught New Researcher Award

It was in Seville, Spain, that Tamara Walker experienced a breakthrough while researching the complex relationship between Black slaves and pirates in colonial Latin America. Working inside the Gene...

22May2018
Image of Prof. Susan Hill

Susan Hill awarded the 2018 NAISA Best First Book Award

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Professor Susan Hill has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Best First Book Award from the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAIS...

22May2018

Julie MacArthur awarded the Joel Gregory Prize from the Canadian Association of African Studies

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Julie MacArthur has been awarded the Joel Gregory Book Prize 2018 from the Canadian Association of African Studies for her book Cartography and...

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