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Public Presentations

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

Presentations in this Series

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.


Such Sights one will Never Forget: Newfoundland Women and Overseas Nursing in the First World War

Presented by Terry Bishop Stirling

Wednesday, 27 February 7.30 p.m. Rooms Provincial Museum.


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” Presented 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