Annual Meeting

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.

 

2023

2023 CHA Annual Meeting – York University

Difficult Histories in a Global Context

Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting
29-31 May 2023

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

In May 2023, York University in Toronto, Ontario will host the 102nd annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The CHA annual meeting will be in-person with a very limited number of hybrid sessions. 

Reflective of the Congress 2023 theme “Reckonings and Re-Imaginings,” the CHA conference theme for 2023 is Difficult Histories in a Global Context. The identification of unmarked graves on the grounds of Residential Schools in 2021 has brought Canadians face-to-face with one of the most difficult chapters of their history. Other countries are also grappling with challenging issues, including the histories and consequences of colonialism, racism, gender-based violence and environmental degradation. How are scholars investigating these difficult histories?  And how do such analyses sit alongside histories of joy, love, resistance and achievement?  How can centring Indigenous, Black and other marginalized voices reframe national historical narratives? How can history contribute to the “reckonings and re-imaginings” critically needed today? These are some of the questions that will be addressed at the Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting. As per usual, the program committee welcomes any other proposal related to the research, teaching, or presentation of history. 

Congress 2023

The Program Committee invites all scholars interested in presenting papers at the CHA’s 2023 conference to submit abstracts for individual papers or proposals for sessions (typically 3 papers) on topics related to the research, teaching, or presentation of history including, but not limited to, the theme of Difficult Histories in a Global Context. Proposals are welcome 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 any era, people, or place within or beyond Canada.

  • Meeting languages: The CHA is a bilingual society. Individual papers may be given in English or French, but efforts to broaden participation are appreciated (e.g., a presentation in English could be accompanied by a PowerPoint in French, and vice versa). Panel sessions can be presented in either English or French, but bilingual sessions are especially welcomed.
  • The CHA’s 2023 Annual Meeting will be held in person; but we have the capacity for a very small number of hybrid sessions which will permit off-site presenters to participate (the capacity for remote streaming of sessions to off-site audiences is to be determined). If you or your panel can only present if the format is remote, please indicate this on the submission form. Please keep in mind that only a very small number of remote presentations will be possible and that your chances of being included in the program are less likely should you choose the option to only participate virtually.
  • Number of submissions: Individuals can only submit one abstract for the CHA meeting (i.e., either an abstract for an individual paper or an abstract as part of a session proposal).
  • Individual paper submissions should include the completed form (with author’s name, contact information and list of keywords) as well as an attached file with a title and a brief abstract (250 words).
  • Session proposals should include the completed form (with presenters’ names and contact information as well as the name and contact information for the session organizer, and a list of keywords) as well as an attached file which lists (in a single file) the session title, paper titles, and brief abstracts (250 words) for each paper.

You do not have to be a member to submit your proposal but you will need to create a profile to do so. However, should your proposal be accepted, please note that all participants at the annual meeting must be members of the CHA.

Click on the link to submit your proposal https://cha-shc.ca/submissions/call-for-papers-2023-cha-annual-meeting.
Deadline to submit a proposal: October 30, 2022

Michele A. Johnson and Kathryn M. McPherson
Co-chairs of the 2023 CHA Annual
Contact email: chashc23@yorku.ca

2022

2022 CHA Annual Meeting – Online

Reconsidering History

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

The Canadian Historical Association offices are located on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People as is the virtual platform that we are using to host this conference.  But we come together on-line from many different territories, all of which have experienced the effects of colonization.  We encourage all participants to take a moment to acknowledge the Indigenous Peoples on whose land they live, work and play.

Many thanks to our sponsors for their support. Click on the logos to find out more about them. 

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Final Program

Daily Programming
2022 Program Cover

 

2021

2021 CHA Annual Meeting – Online

2021 Program

2021 CHA Prize Winners

Click on the image for History and Classics Titles
UTP Journals

 

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

AGM Minutes

2019

2019 CHA Annual Meeting – University of British Columbia

Conversations across time, place, and culture

2019 Congress Logo
June 3-5, 2019

A Beginner's Guide to the 2019 CHA Annual Meeting

Have a look at the CHA's program.

The Program at a glance

 

2018

2018 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Regina

Gathering Diversities

2017

2017 CHA Annual Meeting – Ryerson University

From Far and Wide: The Next 150

2016

2016 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Calgary

The Stories

The Program at a glance
Sunday & Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday

Recording of the Panel on Access to Information: Historical Research under Bill C-59 

 

2015

2015 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Ottawa

Rethinking History

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 Keynote - http://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 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/

2014

2014 CHA Annual Meeting – Brock University

Boundaries of Historical Inquiry

Participants share their experience at the CHA Annual Meeting.

You can listen to this podcast on ActiveHistory.

2013

2013 CHA Annual Meeting – University of Victoria

Intersections and Edges

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

2012

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

Scholarship at a Crossroads

2011

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

History, Memory, People and Place

2010

2010 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal (Concordia University)

Telling Stories/Storytelling

2009

2009 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa (Carleton University)

Authority in the Past, Authority of the Past

2008

2008 CHA Annual Meeting – Vancouver (University of British Columbia)

2007

2007 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon (University of Saskatchewan)

2006

2006 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto (York University)

2005

2005 CHA Annual Meeting – London (University of Western Ontario)

2004

2004 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg (University of Manitoba)

2003

2003 CHA Annual Meeting – Halifax (Dalhousie University)

2002

2002 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto (University of Toronto)

2001

2001 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City (Laval University)

2000

2000 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton (University of Alberta)

1999

1999 CHA Annual Meeting – Sherbrooke, Quebec

1998

1998 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1997

1997 CHA Annual Meeting – St. John’s, Newfoundland

1996

1996 CHA Annual Meeting – St. Catharines, Ontario

1995

1995 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1994

1994 CHA Annual Meeting – Calgary, Alberta

1993

1993 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1992

1992 CHA Annual Meeting – Charlottetown, PEI

1991

1991 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1990

1990 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria, B.C.

1989

1989 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1988

1988 CHA Annual Meeting – Windsor, Ontario

1987

1987 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario

1986

1986 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba

1985

1985 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1984

1984 CHA Annual Meeting – Guelph, Ontario

1983

1983 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria, B.C.

1982

1982 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1981

1981 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario

1980

1980 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1979

1979 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1978

1978 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario

1977

1977 CHA Annual Meeting – Fredericton, New-Brunswick

1976

1976 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1975

1975 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton, Alberta

1974

1974 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1973

1973 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1972

1972 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1971

1971 CHA Annual Meeting – St. John's, Newfoundland

1970

1970 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba

1969

1969 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1968

1968 CHA Annual Meeting – Calgary, Alberta

1967

1967 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1966

1966 CHA Annual Meeting – Sherbrooke, Quebec

1965

1965 CHA Annual Meeting – Vancouver, B.C.

1964

1964 CHA Annual Meeting – Charlottetown, PEI

1963

1963 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1962

1962 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario

1961

1961 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1960

1960 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1959

1959 CHA Annual Meeting – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1958

1958 CHA Annual Meeting – Edmonton, Alberta

1957

1957 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1956

1956 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1955

1955 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1954

1954 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba

1953

1953 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario

1952

1952 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1951

1951 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1950

1950 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1949

1949 CHA Annual Meeting – Halifax, Nova Scotia

1948

1948 CHA Annual Meeting – Victoria & Vancouver, British Columbia

1947

1947 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1946

1946 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1945

1945 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1944

1944 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1943

1943 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario

1942

1942 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1941

1941 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1940

1940 CHA Annual Meeting – London, Ontario

1939

1939 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1938

1938 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1937

1937 CHA Annual Meeting – Hamilton, Ontario

1936

1936 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1935

1935 CHA Annual Meeting – Kingston, Ontario

1934

1934 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1933

1933 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1932

1932 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1931

1931 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1930

1930 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1929

1929 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1928

1928 CHA Annual Meeting – Winnipeg, Manitoba

1927

1927 CHA Annual Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

1926

1926 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1925

1925 CHA Annual Meeting – Montreal, Quebec

1924

1924 CHA Annual Meeting – Quebec City, Quebec

1923

1923 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

1922

1922 CHA Annual Meeting – Ottawa, Ontario

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