Graduate Defences


MA Thesis Defence:  Richard Bursey

August 30, 2017 - 10:00 am - AQ6229
Finding Muhammad Qutb: Praising Ghosts Online, a Different Qutbian Legacy and Islamic Revivalism in the Gulf

MA Thesis Defence: Denis Boko

September 25, 2017 - 11:30 am - AQ6229
Early Modern Reforestation: The Case of the Ottoman Western Balkans

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MA Thesis Defence: Liam O'Flaherty

August 24, 2017 - 10:30 am - Room 2250 - Harbour Centre
Rogues Among Rebels: Entanglements between Irish Catholics and the Fishermen's Protective Union of Newfoundland

MA Thesis Defence: Leigha Smith

August 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm - AQ6229
Proxied Perspectives: Vancouver Immigrant and Low-Income Women Represented to the Royal Commission of the Status of Women, 1968

MA Thesis Defence:  Robin Bunton

August 4, 2017 - 10:00 am - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
British Travellers and Egyptian ‘Dancing Girls’ in the Nineteenth Century: Analyzing Imperialism, Gender, and Sexuality in the Politics of Representation

MA Thesis Defence:  Alice Huang

July 14, 2017 - 10:30 am - Room 1520 - Harbour Centre
A Time to Heal: Medical Missions and Indigenous Medico-Spiritual Cosmologies on the Central Coast of British Columbia, 1897-1914

PhD Thesis Defence:  Ron Verzuh

July 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
Divided Loyalties:  A Study of a Communist-led Trade Union's Struggle For Survival in Trail, British Columbia, 1943-1955

MA Thesis Defence:  Arlen Wiesenthal

June 7, 2017 - 9:00 am - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
The Sultan-caliph and the Heroes of Liberty: Heroism, Revolution, and the Contestation of Public Persona in the late Ottoman Empire, 1900-1918

MA Thesis Defence:  Milad Doroudian

April 19, 2017 - 11:00 am - AQ6204
Neither Hero, Nor Villain:  Rudolf Kastner and the Cluj Narratives

PhD Thesis Defence:  James Horncastle

December 7, 2016 - 10:00 am - Hellenic Studies Board Room - AQ6204
The Pawn that Would be King: Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 1946-49

MA Thesis Defence: Joshua Pry

December 15, 2016 - 1:30 pm - AQ6229
Reverberations of Moral Reform: The Impact of the Racialized Construction of Vancouver’s Chinatown on the Vancouver Police Department, 1886-1907 

MA Thesis Defence:  Gisele Dubeau

November 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm - Harbour Centre-Room 1520
Defending the Established Order and the Welfare of French Canadians from Two Different Perspectives: The Quebec Gazette and the Gazette de Québec, 1836-1840.

MA Thesis Defence:  Jennifer Chutter

September 8, 2016 - 10:00 am - Harbour Centre-Room 2250
What's so special about the Vancouver Special?

MA Thesis Defence: Adam Bielka

August 25, 2016 - 10:00 am - Library Thesis Defence Room
A Darker Face:  The ANZACs, Empire, and Race in First World War Egypt