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Annual Meeting

The CHA hosts an annual meeting in May/June in coordination with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences which is held in a different Canadian city each year. Between 350-500 historians gather to share their research on themes representing the full diversity of the discipline and to network with colleagues. Presenters must be members of the society. The CHA offers travel grants to allow students and the precariously employed to attend the annual meeting.

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2024 CHA Annual Meeting – McGill University


The Climate of History

Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, 17-19 June 2024

Elsbeth Heaman and Don Nerbas

Co-Chairs of the 2024 annual meeting.
Email: cha-shc2024@mcgill.ca

Registration for Congress 2024 is now open! Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird rate.

Travelling to, from, and around congress
Whether you’re travelling by plane, train, or bus, book your travel using the direct reservation link or unique Congress 2024 booking code.

Booking accommodation for Congress 2024
The Federation provides a list of accommodations in and around the McGill University campus, including specially discounted rates for Congress attendees at participating properties.

Have a look at the Draft Program!

The CHA activities will take place in the Bronfman (102), Armstrong (185) and New Residence Hall (244) buildings and at the McCord Museum. See the Campus Map.

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2023

2023 CHA Annual Meeting – York University


Difficult Histories in a Global Context

Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting
29-31 May 2023

The Program

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2022
2022 CHA Annual Meeting – Online

Reconsidering History

The Program

Canadian Historical Association’s 100th Anniversary Meeting
May 16-18 2022

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2021
2021 CHA Annual Meeting – Online

 

The Program

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2020
2020 CHA Annual Meeting – Western University

Bridging Divides – Confronting Colonialism and Anti-Black Racism

The CHA Annual Meeting was cancelled due to COVID-19

Cancelled Program

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2019
2019 CHA Annual Meeting – University of British Columbia

Conversations across time, place, and culture

June 3-5, 2019

The Program

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2018
2018 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Regina

Gathering Diversities

The Program

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2017
2017 CHA Annual Meeting – Ryerson University

From Far and Wide: The Next 150

The Program

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2016
2016 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Calgary

The Stories

The Program

Recording of the Panel on Access to Information: Historical Research under Bill C-5

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2015
2015 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Ottawa

Rethinking History

The Program

Listen to the podcast of CHA President Dominique Marshall’s address entitled “Children’s Drawings and Humanitarian Aid”.

History Slam: Canadian Mysteries with John Lutz and Ruth Sandwell – http://activehistory.ca/2015/07/history-slam-episode-sixty-five-canadian-mysteries/

History Slam: Metis and the Medicine Line with Michel Hogue – http://activehistory.ca/2015/06/history-slam-episode-sixty-three-metis-and-the-medicine-line/

History Slam: Congress Recap with Michel Duquet, executive director of the Canadian Historical Association, and Benoit Longval, a graduate student at the University of Ottawa, about the graduate student experience at Congress, the pros and cons of roundtables, and the logistics of the CHA. http://activehistory.ca/2015/06/history-slam-episode-sixty-two-congress-recap-2015/

Dean Oliver’s Keynotehttp://activehistory.ca/2015/06/podcast-isnt-all-history-public-knowledge-wisdom-and-utility-in-the-great-age-of-storytelling/

Roundtable on Charitable Organizations and Citizen Engagementhttp://activehistory.ca/2015/07/podcast-public-private-political-charitable-organizations-and-citizen-engagement/

History Slam: Commemorations in the National Capital Region: Evolution and Findings – http://activehistory.ca/2015/08/podcast-commemorations-in-the-national-capital-region-evolution-and-findings/

History Slam: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights – http://activehistory.ca/2015/08/history-slam-episode-sixty-seven-the-canadian-museum-for-human-rights/

History Slam: First Nations, Calgary Stampede, and the 1923 Raid on City Hall – http://activehistory.ca/2015/09/history-slam-episode-seventy-first-nations-the-calgary-stampede-and-the-1923-raid-on-city-hall/

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2014
2014 CHA Annual Meeting – Brock University

Boundaries of Historical Inquiry

The Program

Participants share their experience at the CHA Annual Meeting.

You can listen to this podcast on ActiveHistory.

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2013
2013 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Victoria

Intersections and Edges

The Program

Lyle Dick’s Presidential Address
http://activehistory.ca/2013/07/podcast-lyle-dicks-cha-presidential-address/

Tweets during Lyle Dick’s Presidential Address
http://storify.com/jomac1867/chashc2013-president-s-address

Active History
Sean Graham of ActiveHistory interviews the president of the CHA Graduate Student Committee; Jo-Anne McCutcheon, treasurer of the CHA; and Jodey Nurse from Guelph University http://activehistory.ca/2013/06/history-slam-episode-twenty-three-congress-recap/#more-11367

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2012
2012 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University

Scholarship at a Crossroads

The Program

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2011
2011 CHA Annual Meeting – Fredericton (University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University)

History, Memory, People and Place

The Program

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2010
2010 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal (Concordia University)

Telling Stories/Storytelling

The Program 

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2009

2009 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa (Carleton University)

Authority in the Past, Authority of the Past

The Program

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2008
2008 CHA Annual Meeting – Vancouver
(University of British Columbia)
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2007
2007 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon (University of Saskatchewan)
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2006
2006 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto (York University)
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2005
2005 CHA Annual Meeting – London (University of Western Ontario)
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2004
2004 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg (University of Manitoba)
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2003
2003 CHA Annual Meeting – Halifax (Dalhousie University)
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2002
2002 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto (University of Toronto)
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2001
2001 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City (Laval University)
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2000
2000 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton (University of Alberta)
  • 1999 CHA Annual Meeting – Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1998 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1997 CHA Annual Meeting – St. John’s, Newfoundland
  • 1996 CHA Annual Meeting – St. Catharines, Ontario
  • 1995 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1994 CHA Annual Meeting – Calgary, Alberta
  • 1993 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1992 CHA Annual Meeting – Charlottetown, PEI
  • 1991 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1990 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria, B.C.
  • 1989 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1988 CHA Annual Meeting – Windsor, Ontario
  • 1987 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1986 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1985 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1984 CHA Annual Meeting – Guelph, Ontario
  • 1983 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria, B.C.
  • 1982 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1981 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1980 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1978 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario
  • 1977 CHA Annual Meeting – Fredericton, New-Brunswick
  • 1976 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1975 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1974 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1972 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971 CHA Annual Meeting – St. John’s, Newfoundland
  • 1970 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1969 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968 CHA Annual Meeting – Calgary, Alberta
  • 1967 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1966 CHA Annual Meeting – Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1965 CHA Annual Meeting – Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1964 CHA Annual Meeting – Charlottetown, PEI
  • 1963 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1962 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1961 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1960 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1959 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1958 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1957 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1956 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1955 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1953 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario
  • 1952 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1951 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1950 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1949 CHA Annual Meeting – Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1948 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria & Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1947 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1946 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1945 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1944 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1943 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1942 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1941 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1940 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario
  • 1939 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1938 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1937 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1936 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1935 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario
  • 1934 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1933 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1932 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1931 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1930 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1929 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1928 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1927 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario
  • 1926 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1925 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec
  • 1924 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1923 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1922 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario