Welcome to the Department of Historical Studies


Here you will find the latest news about our exciting departmental events, and information about the cutting-edge research and teaching of our faculty, the projects of our administrative staff, the achievements of our students, and the activities of our alumni and friends. You will also discover why the disciplines that make up Historical Studies are crucial for understanding the world in which we live.  In our globalized world, critical thinking, reading and writing skills, analysis of texts and events, and understanding of our globe’s diversity and pluralism are crucial for success.

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23/10/2014 - 14:00

The Globe and Mail recently released its Canadian University Report and our very own Dr. Shafique Virani was featured as the hotshot professor of all the U of T campuses.

16/10/2014 - 09:56

Our very own Professor Mairi Cowan was featured on Good Morning Scotland, a flagship morning news programme on BBC Radio Scotland.

25/09/2014 - 11:32

Exploring The Art & History of Ancient Italy


25/09/2014 - 09:56
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:00-4:00 p.m. 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N


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