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...)
2018 Mirhady Endowed Lecture: Ali Mirsepassi: The Imaginary Invention of a Nation: Iran in the 1930s and 1980s Thu, 08 Feb 2018 7:00 PM
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Violence, Victims, Extremism: the Political Crises of Our TimeViolence, Victims, Extremism: the Political Crises of Our Time Thu, 05 Apr 2018 6:30 PM
SFU Harbour Centre Room 1400
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
Assistant Professor Tina Adcock and SFU History alumni Eryk Martin and Laura Ishiguro named 2017-2020 Wilson Associates December 06, 2017
Paul Garfinkel's "Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascitst Italy" Earns American Historical Association Book Award December 01, 2017
Garfinkel’s Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy (Cambridge University Press, 2016)...
NBFS Podcast: Kathryn Brown November 22, 2017
Listen to Roxanne Panchasi's latest podcast, in which she interviews Kathryn Brown about her book...
Katie McCullough for The Times London: All the EU’s Work in the Highlands is Now Under Threat November 02, 2017
Assistant Professor Katie McCullough writes for The Times London's "Thunderer" column...