“The Oldest Profession in Canada”

Students in Laurie Bertram’s class explore a history that’s often hidden

Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

Seeking Refuge from Nazi Persecution, the MS St. Louis Was Turned Away at Every Port

U of T community members sought to help Jewish refugees during the Second World War

The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

What the Red Army Did

Soviet officers’ attitudes during the Holocaust depended on where they were stationed, grad student finds

Clash of the Britons

Was the War of 1812 actually a civil war?

Photo: istockphoto

Arab Spring

Will the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East usher in lasting change?

Illustration by Paul Blow

True North

What does Canada stand for now? Have we lost our international reputation as a nature-loving, peacekeeping haven for newcomers?

Tag: Department of History