Visiting Scholar: Dr. Georg Marschnig, University of Graz

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Georg Marschnig, University of Graz, for three stimulating presentations based on his research on history education in the Austrian context. More information and registration links are provided below. Pre-registration is required.

May 2022 newsletter

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Visiting Doctoral Student Award: Sara Karn, Queen’s University

My proposal involves an on-site visit in Fall 2022 with Dr. Lindsay Gibson in the Faculty of Education, UBC. Dr. Gibson is an ideal faculty sponsor, due to his expertise in historical thinking, experience designing lessons and workshops, and expressed interest in historical empathy. My teaching and research experience has been situated in Ontario, soRead more “Visiting Doctoral Student Award: Sara Karn, Queen’s University”

10th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice

10th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice Symposium: Indigenous Knowledges and History Education Wednesday, March 2, 2022 7:00pm – 8:30pm Atlantic Standard Time / 12:00pm – 1:30pm New Zealand DST (March 3) Co-sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Education, the UNB Mi’kmaq Wolastoqey Centre, and Thinking HistoricallyRead more “10th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice”

The Absurd UCP Curriculum

The Absurd UCP Curriculum Dr. Carla Peck analyzes the United Conservative Party’s approach to curriculum development in Alberta. Read the article here.

TH First Visiting Doctoral Student

We would like to welcome Thinking Historically first visiting doctoral student, Laurie Pageau, who arrived in Edmonton last night (November 16th) just in time for Winter! Laurie is a PhD candidate at the Laval University (Québec) under the supervision of Prof. Jean- François Cardin (U.Laval) and Prof. Catherine Duquette (UQAC). Her doctoral research aims atRead more “TH First Visiting Doctoral Student”

Dr. Lindsay Gibson Interviewed by CBC Kelowna

THFCF team member Dr. Lindsay Gibson is interviewed by CBC Kelowna’s Chris Walker about the vote by the Regional District of the East Kootenays to rename Mount Pétain. The story was featured on CBC Early Edition with Stephen Quinn. Listen Here

September Newsletter is HERE!

September Newsletter is HERE!

Werklund Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future Doctoral Scholarship

More information Here

Ten Schools the VSB Should Aim to Rename

‘Unapologetic British imperialists’ don’t reflect today’s values, but they once did. A brief history of school naming in Vancouver. Read Here

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

As we ramp up for data collection after a year or more of delays due to the pandemic, and in particular the teacher and student surveys, we are looking to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow for a two-year term. Please see the details Here and please spread far and wide to your networks!

Newly Launched! Visiting Doctoral Student Program

We are very excited to announce the newly launched program for doctoral students affiliated with the Thinking Historically for Canada’s Future Partnership Grant to conduct an on-site visit with faculty members and graduate students at an institution other than their own. Read more Here

Les origines américaines du nouveau programme scolaire albertain

Les origines américaines du nouveau programme scolaire albertain Here

Statement on remains of 215 children located at former site of Kamloops Indian Residential School

Please find a statement Here on the 215 children’s remains located at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.      

Thinking Historically News!

We want to alert you to a few news items that arrived after our newsletter was published: Several members of Thinking Historically will be presenting on their research related to teacher education at the upcoming Canadian Society for the Study of Education conference. Session 4.14: CATE-ACFE Symposium-Panel / Colloque-panel, May 30, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:15pm Mountain Education for Pre-serviceRead more “Thinking Historically News!”