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Robert C.H. Sweeny

Professor
Department of History
Memorial University of NewfoundlandLost in Dingle
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
Email: rsweeny@mun.ca
Room: HH1007
Phone: (709)864-8440

Apprenticeship in history

  • B.A. (Honours) Sir George Williams, with John Laffey, Martin Singer & George Rudé
  • assistant de recherche au Groupe de recherche sur la société montréalise au 19ième siècle, UQAM
  • M.A. UQAM, with Alfred Dubuc
  • researcher at the Montreal Business History Project, McGill
  • Ph.D. McGill, with Louise Dechêne & Richard Rice
  • SSHRC Post-doctoral fellowship at Edinburgh, with R.J. Morris.

Research Interests

  • Canada/Québec, Industrialisation, Theory and Method, History of capitalism.
  • Co-director of the historical GIS project Montréal, l'avenir du passé (MAP)

Upcoming presentations

  • H-GIS in Canada Workshop, Montréal, February 2014
  • H-GIS Workshop on integrating individual level socio-demographic data in large urban areas, Vienna, April 2014
  • European Social Science History Conference April 2014
  • Digital Humanities World Conference July 2014

Courses this winter

  • History 1013 Inequality in Canada
  • History 4821 Honours reading course
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