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Congratulations to Chris Hyland for winning a doctoral SSHRC award in the 2014 competition. 

George Colpitts, Pemmican Empire: Food, Trade, and the Last Bison Hunts in the North American Plains, 1780-1882.

More than one hundred faculty, students, and community members participated in the conference, "Energy in the Americas: Critical Reflections on Energy & History", on October 23 and 24.  

Dr. Elizabeth Jameson became the president of the Western History Association (WHA) at the society’s annual meeting, October 16-18, 2014, in Newport Beach, California.

The Department of History was well represented at the Western Conference on British Studies recently. 

In recognition of her “outstanding contributions to research at an early career stage at the University of Calgary,” Dr. Amelia Kiddle received a 2014 Killam Emerging Research Leader Award. 

Petra Dolata invited to be part of the German delegation to the 29th German Canadian Conference "The Future of Engery."

Roger L. Nichols (emeritus, University of Arizona) joins the Department of History as a Fulbright visiting scholar for fall 2014

New Perspectives 2014: THe Great War's Shadow draws many scholars to Lake Louise. 

Andrew McEwen's paper entitled "Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps" was well received at a recent conference on the history of medicine and medical humanities. 

Stuart Barnard recently presented his research on bible distribution in British North America at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing in Antwerp, Belgium. 

Three department members “walked a mile in her shoes” on September 18 to raise funds for the YWCA

A New Book Co-Edited by Amelia Kiddle: La expropiación petrolera Mexicana en la prensa de Latinoamérica (The Mexican Oil Expropriation in the Latin American Press)

Chris Hyland and Ursula McFadyen each presented papers at the International Standing Conference for the History of Education at the University of London.

Visit Stampede Park this week to see the work of recent Department graduate Dr. Christine Leppard and PhD Candidate Shannon Murray.