Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Category Archives: public history

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

Here and Now

On June 20th I biked down to the iconic CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) building in downtown Toronto for an interview on the popular afternoon show Here and Now, with Gill Deacon.

June 21, 2014 · Leave a 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

York History on WWI

It is the centenary of the start of the Great War, and commemoration of that long, bloody, and socially transformative conflict is in full swing. York historians have produced a series of short but informative videos about the conflict.

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crowd-sourcing the history of Toronto’s main drag

Every Torontonian has a story about Yonge Street.

November 4, 2013 · 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

WIDEN at the University of Toronto

This Thursday I’ll be talking about my research on the history of cycling advocacy in Montreal at the University of Toronto.

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ford Saga Continues…

I am quoted in a Toronto Star article on Rob Ford’s ongoing conflict of interest case.

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Then and Now Mashups/NiCHE Photo Contest

Cities like Toronto are growing and changing so fast that we sometimes lose sight of how much history they have.

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Active History on Stage: Party People at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

How do we create art about history? Can we make it powerful, relevant, and pedagogical?

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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