About the Department of History
Studying the past deepens our understanding of historical experience and our awareness of the present. At Dal, you join prominent scholars and explore the rich varieties of history in small-group settings. Learn more about the Department of History.
Faculty & research
Learn from award-winning faculty who are doing groundbreaking research supported by national and international funding agencies. Search our faculty by name or research topic.
Graduate History Across the Disciplines Conference
The 17th Annual Dalhousie History Across the Disciplines Conference will be held in Halifax March 20-22, 2015. This year's theme: Narratives, Regions, and Theories: Modes of Understanding the Past.
Papers from all disciplines welcome, please send abstracts of 300 words to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 5th, 2014
Chris Bell Awarded Modern Naval History Prize
Hillary MacKinlay Living history on the high seas
Incoming MA student Hillary MacKinaly guides visitors at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic during the summer.
Dr. Krista Kesselring and Dr. Andrea Shannon
Andrea Shannon received her PhD on May 20th. Congratulatons Andea! Andrea is shown here with her supervisor, Dr. Krista Kesselring.
SSHRC Postodoctoral Fellow Award
Mark Leeming, History PhD Gradute 2013, Receives Postdoctoral SSHRC
American Council of Learned Societies Awardee
Congratulations to Mhoze Chikowero, Dal PhD History graduate 2008, on being selected as an awardee for the Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship. Mhoze is an Assistant Professor in African Studies at The University of California, Santa Barbara.