Colloque des étudiant.e.s du premier cycle en histoire de l’UQAM
Student conferences are often the best academic conferences. This week I’m delighted to be attending the UQAM’s annual undergraduate history conference.
Virtual Jeudis d’histoire for 2021
I’m pleased to share the calendar for the winter 2021 Jeudis d’histoire, a conference series organized annually by the Montreal History Group.
Histories of urban knowledge
This year I’ve been part of a team of Montreal-based historians organizing the Écrire l’histoire des savoirs urbains/Histories of urban knowledge conference.
Urban History in Chicago
I spent this weekend in Chicago, at the 2016 meeting of the Urban History Association.
Honoured at the 2016 CHA
During the annual awards ceremony at this year’s CHA, I was thrilled to accept two awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.