Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Category Archives: conferences

Urban History in Chicago

I spent this weekend in Chicago, at the 2016 meeting of the Urban History Association.

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Honoured at the 2016 CHA

During the annual awards ceremony at this year’s CHA, I was thrilled to accept two awards.

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

What does Canadian history look like? Active History at the 2016 CHA

An overview of some of the prominent themes and events at the 2016 meeting of the Canadian Historical Association.

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Exploring New Directions for Active History

Seven years in, it’s time to take stock of the Active History project. That’s the spirit behind the New Directions in Active History Conference, taking place next week (October 2-4) in London, ON.

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Remaking and Reimagining the City

I’m excited to be presenting my research on the Toronto Eaton Centre for the first time at the annual meeting of the CHA in Ottawa.

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stop the Smut! Citizen Activism and Toronto’s Sin Strip, 1972-1973

This Friday, October 3rd, I’ll be taking part in a panel on vice and citizen activism at a conference in Montréal. The only thing is…I’m in the UK.

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Urban Transformations: An Avenue For Academic Work in the Community

Over the weekend of June 20-22, Urban Transformations opened the doors of the Wychwood Barns to academics and urbanists.

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 World Congress of Environmental History

From July 7-14 I’ll join environmental historians from around the world in Portugal for the 2nd WCEH conference.

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

An idea whose time has come: A city museum for Toronto

Over the last forty years Toronto has seen a number of bold proposals for a city museum. Recently, the launch of the Museum of Toronto project breathed new life into the cause.

June 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Urban Transformations

I’m one of the organizers of Urban Transformations, a symposium about major urban issues and themes as they’ve played out along Toronto’s St. Clair West corridor.

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building people space downtown

This year at the meeting of the American Society for Environment History in San Francisco, I’ll be presenting some of my research on Yonge Street as part of a panel on citizen engagement in urban planning.

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

My June appearance on History Slam

My fellow Activehistory.ca contributor Sean Graham interviewed me about my work with the Canadian Historical Association’s Graduate Student Committee for his podcast History Slam.

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Histories of Citizen Engagement at the CHA

Yesterday I took part in a panel presentation that brought together scholars across Canada to discuss citizen engagement in planning their communities since the 1950s.

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The History of Immigration to North America

I’ve helped organize two public events this Friday at Glendon College that explore the history of immigration to North America.

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

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