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The War to End All Wars: A Look Back at World War One – A Video Series from the Department of History at York University

May 2, 2014

When Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914, it set off a chain of events that became one of the deadliest combats in human history, known as the First World War. To mark the centennial of the start of this war, York University’s Department of History […]

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Alliance Against Modern Slavery: Benefit Concert and Inaugural Conference

January 18, 2011

Alliance Against Modern Slavery Benefit Concert and Inaugural Concert at York University, Toronto, Canada.

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Strengthening Community through Digitized Local History

December 13, 2010

The Black Creek Living History project is a great example of how community history can be told over the internet.

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Dr. Georgina Feldberg, 1956-2010

July 14, 2010

The history community lost a great teacher, scholar and active historian this week.  I had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Feldberg during my first year at York.  She was one of the professors in a graduate course on the history of science, health and the environment.  I learned a lot from her as a teacher […]

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