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.
The Call for Papers is now closed. Thank you to those who submitted a proposal.
Western University welcomes you to the 99th annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, 1-3 June 2020, in London, Ontario. This year, rather than designating a conference theme, the Program Committee elected to invite proposals on any topic related to the research, teaching, or presentation of history. Our program will include panels and roundtables from academic and public historians and from colleagues in related disciplines, from Indigenous people as well as settlers, from within and beyond Canada, and on a wide range of eras, peoples, and places within and beyond Canada. We are pleased to announce that Prof. Olivette Otele of Bristol University will be the conference keynote speaker. There will also be a posters and digital projects session, a number of planned field trips around London and Southwestern Ontario, the CHA Awards ceremony, and – an annual favourite – the Cliopalooza social event. Plan to join the more than 500 anticipated CHA delegates from Canada and beyond.
You are giving a paper, presenting a poster or participating at a roundtable or panel? The CHA offers funding.
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/
Roundtable on Charitable Organizations and Citizen Engagement - http://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/
Participants share their experience at the CHA Annual Meeting.
You can listen to this podcast on ActiveHistory.
Lyle Dick's Presidential Address
Tweets during Lyle Dick's Presidential Address
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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