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Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Professors from Brock University’s departments of history, political science and popular culture are co-organizing a full-day symposium that will examine the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence from many different angles. The symposium - A “good year for a referendum” - takes place Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Special Collections and Archives have been busy digitizing and making available online bits and pieces of Brock’s history to mark the institution’s 50th anniversary this year. Artifacts from the University’s past have recently been digitized and made publicly available online - University newspapers and newsletters, as well as undergraduate and graduate calendars.

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

John Milton was a revolutionary. For instance, he championed divorce in an era when Protestant reformers maintained a fervent commitment to the doctrine of the marriage contract as an indissoluble bond.

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

The Brock University public panel discussion on the political crisis in Ukraine, which was cancelled on March 12, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 19. A group of professors will share their perspectives and historical contexts on the ongoing situation in the Eastern European country - from the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine to the March 16 Crimean autonomy referendum.

Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

A group of professors at Brock University will host a public panel discussion next Wednesday on the political crisis in Ukraine. The professors will share their perspectives and historical contexts on the ongoing situation in the Eastern European country - from the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine to the Crimean autonomy referendum scheduled for March 16.

Bonnett’s book takes in-depth look at Harold Innis

Bonnett’s book takes in-depth look at Harold Innis

John Bonnett’s recently released book Emergence and Empire: Innis, Complexity and the Trajectory of History unpacks Innis’s ideas, which focus on the impact of “self-organizing, emergent change” on economies and societies.

Publications and Presentations - Nov. 1

Publications and Presentations - Nov. 1

A roundup of faculty publications and presentations for the month of October.

200th anniversary of Tecumseh’s death marked

200th anniversary of Tecumseh’s death marked

He was known as a great warrior and someone who united First Nations peoples.

Brock profs’ new Viking book gets rave reviews

Brock profs’ new Viking book gets rave reviews

The Viking Age: A Reader (U of T Press, 2010) and The Vikings and Their Age (U of T Press, 2013) by Angus A. Somerville (English) and R.A. McDonald (History) have had an astonishing success in the world of Viking studies.

University commemorates death of namesake

University commemorates death of namesake

The front of the Schmon Tower looked like a page out of a history book Friday morning.

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