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Manitoba College in 1900. // Photo from Archives & Special Collections

The Unique University of Manitoba

January 31, 2017 — 
In 1892, British magazine The National Review published a lengthy article about the recently-established University of Manitoba

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Musical Encounters

January 25, 2017 — 
New research at the UMIH colloquium series provides new ways of accessing and understanding music's importance.

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“Colonization Road” and 2017

January 9, 2017 — 
There are lots of ways to explore the past, and one of them is through film.

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History award

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History journal honours prof emeritus

January 4, 2017 — 
Having made a career out of teaching teachers of history, Faculty of Education professor emeritus Ken Osborne has now turned to studying the history of teaching history

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Nat’l Post: How the story of Canada before television is the story of radio

January 4, 2017 — 
History's Len Kuffert has a new book out: Canada Before Television: Radio, Taste, and the Struggle for Cultural Democracy

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New book presents holiday memories in Manitoba

December 12, 2016 — 
Manitoba at Christmas: Holiday memories in the Keystone Province will be officially launched this week

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The turtle sculpture where sacred fires are lit is located in front of the NCTR.

NCTR and Canada’s History Society hold Indigenous histories forum

November 25, 2016 — 
Canada's top historians, educators and community leaders will gather in Ottawa on Nov. 27 to focus on engaging Canadians in the histories of Indigenous peoples

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Op-Ed: The U.K. a house divided over Europe

June 29, 2016 — 
Thursday’s Brexit vote was fuelled, in part, by long-term skepticism and populist resentment about what Europe was seen to be doing for Britain

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Ma-Nee Chacaby // Photo: Ruth Kivilahti

University of Manitoba Press’ latest book: A Two-Spirit Journey

May 17, 2016 — 
Her story is one of enduring and ultimately overcoming the social, economic, and health legacies of colonialism

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The Secret History of Secret History: From Procopius to Primary Colors

December 22, 2015 — 
Dr Rachel Carnell, Professor of English at Cleveland State University, is a leading researcher in the intersections between the 18th century novel and the political sphere.

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