Event Announcement: What’s the Use of History? Citizenship and History in Canada’s Past and Present

What’s the Use of History? Citizenship and History in Canada’s Past and Present

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16 2012

Palmerston Branch, Toronto Public Library

560 Palmerston Ave., Toronto, ONInspired by the newly published People’s Citizenship Guide (Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2011), this roundtable of historians will discuss how concepts of citizenship have changed over the past century, and how history has been mobilized to create particular understandings of citizenship.

Panelists include:

  • Heidi Bohaker, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of Toronto
  •  Sean Kheraj, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, York University
  • Steven Maynard, Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of History, Queen’s University
  • Sean Mills,  Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of Toronto
  • Pam Sugiman, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Ryerson University.

In the lead-up to the event, ActiveHistory.ca will feature blog posts from the panelists on the themes that will be explored during the roundtable.

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