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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.

Workshop will examine African Canadians’ role in War of 1812

Workshop will examine African Canadians’ role in War of 1812

A workshop at Brock this week will delve into the role of African Canadians in the War of 1812 - a topic researchers say is underrepresented in scholarly and popular literature. . . .

Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month

Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month

A photo exhibit from a professor of Middle Eastern and Iranian history has kicked off a full slate of events for Black History Month.

New book looks at why Isaac Brock is the one we remember

New book looks at why Isaac Brock is the one we remember

Many generals have come and gone in Canada’s military history, but one in particular maintains celebrity status — Sir Isaac Brock.

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Douglas Gibson has edited some of Canada’s biggest names, from Pierre Trudeau to Alice Munro. Now he’s coming to Brock to talk about it.

Brock hosts public talk about its namesake and Queenston Heights

Brock hosts public talk about its namesake and Queenston Heights

An acclaimed British author and military commander whose latest book chronicles the generalship of Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock will deliver a free public lecture at Brock this week.

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