Dr Bruce Durie, Course Director of Genealogical Studies at Strathclyde University, speaks to a Scottish Studies Roundtable 13:00-15:00 in Mackinnon 132
Associate Dean Stuart McCook leads the Rural History Roundtable in a discussion Death and Resurrection of an Agricultural Landscape: Coffee in Indonesia, 1870-1930 in the OAC Boardroom at 14:30
February 20: John Cranfield and Kris Inwood present Stayers and Leavers, Diggers and Canucks: The 1914-1918 War in Comparative Perspective at the Asia-Pacific Economic History Meeting in Berkeley.
February: Applications are being accepted for summer assistant positions to work on two research projects: Early Life and Family Origins of Adult Health: An Historical Perspective and Health, Food and Productivity over the Long Run. For full consideration please apply by February 22.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Guest Speaker: Dr Douglas McCalla
Canada Research Chair in Rural History, University of Guelph. Author of Planting the Province: The Economic History of Upper Canada, 1784-1870, The Upper Canada Trade, 1834-1872, and numerous articles on consumption at the general store
Title of Presentation: “Why Buy a Local Product from an Importer? Local Goods and Local Exchange in Rural Upper Canadian Charge Accounts “
Room: OAC Boardroom, 104 Johnston Hall, Time: 2:30-4:30