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History Chats is a podcast series from Activehistory.ca. Each Saturday we will post a different talk from our collection of world class historians. These will include conference sessions, public lectures, and roundtable discussions. So get your weekend started on a high note with History Chats.
||CleanA Conversation with Douglas Hunter||On October 26, the History of Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Network sponsored the launch of two books by HIP member Douglas Hunter, which included a conversation with Douglas about writing for the public hosted by Boyd Cothran. The two books are: The Place||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommemorations in the National Capital Region: Evolution and Findings (Bilingual Episode)||During the Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, a roundtable was held discussing commemorations in and around Ottawa, including the planned memorial to the victims of communism. The roundtable was chaired by Yves Frenette (Université de Sain||11/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrouble on Main Street: William Lyon Mackenzie King, Reason, Race, and the 1907 Vancouver Riots||On March 10, 2015, Julie Gilmour delivered an address as part of the Ottawa Historical Association Lecture Series. Entitled William Lyon Mackenzie King, Reason, Race, and the 1907 Vancouver Riots, the talk examined the Prime Minister’s policies and re||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLocal, National, and Transnational Histories of Immigration to the Americas||In a public lecture given at Glendon College, York University, Erika Lee, Professor of History and Director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, elucidates another aspect of the entangled history of the Americas. In||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Making of Dufferin-St. Clair: 1900-1929||In 2011, historical geographer Richard Harris presented a talk entitled “The Making of Dufferin-St. Clair: 1900-1929. Following his talk, a room full of community members shared their personal memories of the area’s social and physical development.||10/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Town Called Asbestos||In “A Town Called Asbestos”, Dr. Jessica Van Horssen continues her survey of the history of asbestos in Quebec by examining the first asbestos industry boom between 1914 and 1939. The outbreak of war in Europe and the advent of aerial bombing in urb||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLocal, National, and Transnational Histories of Immigration to the Americas||In a public lecture given at Glendon College, York University, Erika Lee, Professor of History and Director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, elucidates another aspect of the entangled history of the Americas. In||9/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree Mile Island to Bhopal: the Life and Work of Environmental Activist Rosalie Bertell||In 2011, historian Lisa Rumiel presented a talk entitled “Three Mile Island to Bhopal: the Life and Work of Environmental Activist Rosalie Bertell” in front of an engaged audience at Toronto’s Parkdale library. Bertell, who has a PhD in biometri||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLocating Parkdale’s Mad History: Back Wards to Back Streets, 1980-2010||In 2010, Megan Davies and David Reville presented an engaging talk on the ways in which mental health deinstitutionalization impacted psychiatric survivors and the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. In front of a packed audience at the Parkdale librar||8/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|