Welcome to the Department of History
Our award-winning department offers students a rigorous program that covers a broad range of geographic and thematic areas.
Our program is global geographically, with a strength in Canadian history and US, Latin American, British, European, Middle Eastern, African, and Asian history. It makes thematic connections with strengths in early modern history, oral history, gender and sexuality, muslim studies, Hellenic studies, religion, aboriginal studies, and labour studies. (More...)
Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy by Paul Garfinkel
Cities Beyond Borders: Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History Co-edited by Nicolas Kenny and Rebecca Madgin
Maoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High Socialism by Jeremy Brown & Matthew D. Johnson
The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation by Nicolas Kenny
Undergraduate Award Winners Announced June 05, 2014
Congratulations to all our winners!
Elise Chenier discusses Trudeaumania on CBC, CKNW November 29, 2013
On Thursday afternoon, SFU History Professor Elise Chenier discussed the Trudeau dynasty and her...
Audio: Jeremy Brown discusses Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on CBC radio January 02, 2014
SFU historian Jeremy Brown talked to Stephen Quinn on CBC's The Early Edition about the life and...
Nicknames and Debates: Friendship and the History Grad School Experience November 04, 2015
Recent MA Grads Sukhjit Chohan and Khash Hemmati on Forging Lifelong Friendships in Graduate School