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Public Presentations

History in the Community

A Series of Public Presentations by The Department of History,

Memorial University, Winter 2013

Supported from the Scholarship in the Arts Initiative of Memorial University


A Soldier or Sailor in the Family: Getting into the Primary Evidence
Presented by Valerie Burton and Mark Humphries

Tuesday, 26 February 7.30 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute

Co-sponsored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Family History Society and the Archives Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.


History Beyond the Documents: Material, Visual, and Oral Approaches
Presented by Dominque Brégent-Heald, Marica Cassis, Neil Kennedy and Lianne Leddy

Saturday, 16 March 2.00 p.m. Rocket Room at 272 Water Street

Oil and Inequality
OIL: Boom, Bust & Bull” by Sean Cadigan and “Promoting Inequality: Recent provincial policies” by Robert Sweeny

Wednesday, 27 March 7.30 p.m. Rocket Room at 272 Water Street

Are We Globalized Yet? Historical Perspectives on Globalization and Development
Presented by Chris Youé and Mike O’Brien

Friday, 5 April 7.30 p.m. Rocket Room at 272 Water Street


Please join us for these presentations and discussions and for the refreshments provided at the Rocket Bakery.