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We Get a Piece and We Get a Say: Approaching Confederation from the Perspective of the Métis Nation of the North-West

6/16/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Jean Teillet delivered her talk “We Get a Piece and We Get a Say: Approaching Confederation from the Perspective of the Métis Nation of the North-West.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at … Continue reading We Get a Piece and We Get a Say: Approaching Confederation from the Perspective of the Métis Nation of the North-West →

Duration:01:20:04

Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada

6/2/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Brian Gettler delivered his talk “Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. [audio http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Episode-14-Brian-Gettler.mp3] … Continue reading Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada →

Duration:00:33:38

Why We Shouldn’t Talk About Confederation in 2017

5/26/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Steve Penfold delivered his talk “Why We Shouldn’t Talk About Confederation in 2017.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. [audio http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Episode-13-Steve-Penfold.mp3] Advertisements

Duration:00:26:35

The Broader Significance of the 1860s

5/19/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Heidi Bohaker and Paula Hastings delivered their talk “The Broader Significance of the 1860s.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. This … Continue reading The Broader Significance of the 1860s →

Duration:00:40:56

Setting the Plains on Fire: How Indigenous Geo-Politics and the U.S.-Dakota War Shaped Canada’s Westward Expansion

5/12/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Michel Hogue delivered his talk “Setting the Plains on Fire: How Indigenous Geo-Politics and the U.S.-Dakota War Shaped Canada’s Westward Expansion.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as … Continue reading Setting the Plains on Fire: How Indigenous Geo-Politics and the U.S.-Dakota War Shaped Canada’s Westward Expansion →

Duration:00:30:13

Putting Flesh on the Bones: The Meaning of the BNA Act in Confederation Era Canada

5/5/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Penny Bryden delivered her talk “Putting Flesh on the Bones: The Meaning of the BNA Act in Confederation Era Canada.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part … Continue reading Putting Flesh on the Bones: The Meaning of the BNA Act in Confederation Era Canada →

Duration:00:31:34

Irish Nationalisms and Canadian Confederation

4/28/2018
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On April 22, 2017, David Wilson delivered his talk “Irish Nationalisms and Canadian Confederation.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. [audio http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Episode-09-David-Wilson.mp3] Advertisements

Duration:00:37:12

A Tale of Two Empires: Race and Revolution in the 1860s Caribbean

4/21/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Melanie Newton delivered her talk “A Tale of Two Empires: Race and Revolution in the 1860s Caribbean.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada … Continue reading A Tale of Two Empires: Race and Revolution in the 1860s Caribbean →

Duration:00:33:17

British North America and International Law in the 1860s

4/18/2018
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It’s a special mid-week History Chat! On April 22, 2017, Brad Miller delivered his talk “British North America and International Law in the 1860s.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of … Continue reading British North America and International Law in the 1860s →

Duration:00:35:19

Cosmopolitanism in James Barry’s Diary: The Atlantic World Views of a 19th-Century Nova Scotia Miller

4/14/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Dan Samson delivered his talk “Cosmopolitanism in James Berry’s Diary: The Atlantic World Views of a 19th-Century Nova Scotia Miller.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part … Continue reading Cosmopolitanism in James Barry’s Diary: The Atlantic World Views of a 19th-Century Nova Scotia Miller →

Duration:00:30:49

Our Country is No Longer Able to Support Us

4/7/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Bill Waiser delivered his talk “Our Country is No Longer Able to Support Us.” The talk was part of “The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. This … Continue reading Our Country is No Longer Able to Support Us →

Duration:00:24:22

The 1860s and the Origins of Canada’s Transitions to Fossil Fuels

3/31/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Ruth Sandwell delivered her talk “The 1860s and the Origins of Canada’s Transition to Fossil Fuels.” The talk was part of ‘The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 … Continue reading The 1860s and the Origins of Canada’s Transitions to Fossil Fuels →

Duration:00:28:14

Uncomfortable Pews: British North America’s Religious Groups Ponder Confederation

3/24/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Mark McGowan delivered his talk “Uncomfortable Pews: British North America's Religious Groups Ponder Confederation.” The talk was part of ‘The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its Canada 150 events. [audio http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Episode-03-Mark-McGowan.mp3]

Duration:00:36:40

Evangelicalism, Liberalism, and the Origins of the Lord’s Dominion in Mid-Nineteenth Century Canada

3/17/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Todd Webb delivered his talk “Evangelicalism, Liberalism, and the Origins of the Lord’s Dominion in Mid-Nineteenth Century Canada.” The talk was part of ‘The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History at the University of Toronto as part of its … Continue reading Evangelicalism, Liberalism, and the Origins of the Lord’s Dominion in Mid-Nineteenth Century Canada →

Duration:00:26:27

The Civilization of the Canadas in the 1860s

3/10/2018
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On April 22, 2017, Professor Elsbeth Heaman of McGill University delivered the annual Donald Creighton Lecture at the University of Toronto. Entitled ‘The Civilization of the Canadas in the 1860s,” the lecture was part of ‘The Other 60s: A Decade that Shaped Canada and the World,” a symposium hosted by the Department of History as … Continue reading The Civilization of the Canadas in the 1860s →

Duration:01:24:36

Introducing History Chats

3/5/2018
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History Chats is a new 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. [audio http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Episode-00.mp3]

Duration:00:00:52