Click the links below for videos and podcasts of past SFU History lectures.
Professor Sarah Walshaw Awarded 2016 Cormack Teaching Award September 01, 2016
History faculty has been recognized for their exceptional teaching ability for the fourth...
Video: Why Study History? An interview with New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Cote August 12, 2016
Watch the video as SFU history alumnus Mayor Jonathan Cote talks about the value of a history...
Video: Burnaby North High School Recruitment Event August 11, 2016
Watch as professors Mark Leier and Emily O'Brien deliver an entertaining history lecture to Burnaby...
2016 Mirhady Endowed Lecture: Kathryn Babayan presents Disturbing the City of Isfahan: An Urban Education of the Senses Thu, 04 Feb 2016 7:00 PM
SFU Harbour Centre - 515 W. Hastings - Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Professor Mark Leier featured in IRMACS Centre's Research Masterclass November 18, 2015
Watch as SFU Surrey's head librarian, Baharak Yousefi, interview's professor Mark Leier in Research...
Three History Faculty Win Prestigious Cormack Teaching Awards November 17, 2015
History faculty have been recognized for their exceptional teaching ability for the third...
Video: Tariq Ali: Critical Uprisings, Crucial Events: The Significance of 1965 September 28, 2015
Watch Tariq Ali's public lecture about the historical significance of the events of 1965.
Video: Lines that Don't Divide: Telling Tales about Chemicals, Animals, and People in the Salish Sea November 28, 2014
Watch Joseph Taylor's talk about long history of chemical pollution in the Salish Sea
Video: Pinkwashing: The Queer Critique of Israel's Pro-Lesbian and Gay Politics in Historical Perspective October 28, 2014
Watch Elise Chenier's public lecture about Israel, Palestine, and LGBTQ politics.
Video: Ottoman Hero or Frontier Villain? Ahmed Feyzi Pasha (1839-1915) April 23, 2014
SFU historian Thomas Kuehn discussed the role of Ahmed Feyzi Pasha in the governance of Ottoman...
Video: The Yin-Yang of Malcolm X and MLK March 19, 2014
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Reflections on the Renaissance Papacy Thu, 23 Jan 2014 5:30 PM
In popular culture, the Renaissance papacy (c. 1417-1534) seems an intriguing mixture of highs and...
Trudeau 2.0: Pierre's Legacy and Justin's Future Thu, 28 Nov 2013 5:30 PM
Many Canadians view Pierre Elliott Trudeau as a Canadian hero, perhaps the most charismatic Prime...
Great Soul or Great Schemer? Exploring the Myth of Mahatma Gandhi Thu, 24 Oct 2013 5:30 PM
Mahatma Gandhi’s name is synonymous with peace and saintliness almost everywhere on the...
Rebel Life: The Life and Times of Robert Gosden, Revolutionary, Mystic, and Labour Spy Thu, 19 Sep 2013 5:30 PM
Rebel Life: The Life and Times of Robert Gosden, Revolutionary, Mystic, and Labour Spy
Vancouver: The Best Place on Earth?
Charlie Demers and Matt Hern | 27 January 2011
'I Can See Russia from My House': Russian Colonization on the Northwest Coast, 1804-1867
Ilya Vinkovetsky | 24 February 2011
Captain George Vancouver goes to California, 1792-1794
Jennifer Spear | 31 March 2011
The Flu of 1918 - preview of H1N1?
Mary-Ellen Kelm | 28 April 2011
Vancouver’s First 50 Years
Allen Seager | 26 May 2011
Vancouver's Playground: Class and Leisure in Howe Sound, 1902-1962
Jack Little | 29 September 2011
Taking the Province to Court: Japanese Immigrants and Race in Early Vancouver
Andrea Geiger | 27 October 2011