Lawrence D. Stokes Seminar

Stokes Seminar

The Stokes Seminar Series is a gathering of faculty, graduate students, and senior undergraduates is an opportunity to highlight current research by Dalhousie historians and visiting scholars from across Europe and North America. The seminar is held on Friday afternoons, between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m., and drafts of articles and book chapters are pre-circulated via email. If you would like to be included on the email list, please contact

For more information, check out the Winter 2023 schedule [PDF 187KB].

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Department of History Newsletter July 2022

Recent News

Monday, October 24, 2022
On November 17th, Professor Priyamvada Gopal (University of Cambridge) will present "Old Beginnings: The Scene of Decolonisation" at this year's MacKay Lecture.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Dr. Afua Cooper receives honorary doctorate from Simon Fraser University. Watch her Convocation address.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
The Royal Society of Canada has named Dr. Afua Cooper the winner of its J. B. Tyrrell Historical Medal in recognition of her impactful scholarship on Canadian Black history.
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