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History / Archeology - 18.09.2023
Western students dig up history in the Caribbean
Western students dig up history in the Caribbean
When Western professor Neal Ferris led an archaeology field school on the small Ca r ibbean island of Nevis this summer, his goal was to teach students how to use their skills in service of community heritage work.

History / Archeology - Campus - 30.08.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 26.06.2023

History / Archeology - 30.03.2023
21st century methods to record 2,000 years of ancient graffiti in Egypt
21st century methods to record 2,000 years of ancient graffiti in Egypt
Simon Fraser researchers are learning more about ancient graffiti-and their intriguing comparisons to modern graffiti-as they produce a state-of-the-art 3D recording of the Temple of Isis in Philae, Egypt. Working with the University of Ottawa, the researchers published their early findings in Egyptian Archaeology and have returned to Philae to advance the project.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 22.03.2023
Dissident literature: University of Toronto researcher helps build 'an honest record' of Soviet history
Dissident literature: University of Toronto researcher helps build ’an honest record’ of Soviet history
While the world continues to witness the exchange of bombs and gunfire in Urkaine, the University of Toronto's  Ann Komaromi  is involved in the exchange of underground journalism and literature about the former Soviet Union.

History / Archeology - Politics - 17.03.2023
Imperialism: from antiquity to now
Imperialism: from antiquity to now
In his new book, historian Samir Saul dissects imperialism through the ages to describe its chameleon-like nature and economic underpinnings.

Health - History / Archeology - 14.02.2023

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 31.01.2023

History / Archeology - 31.01.2023
Students dig into the past during 'Ancient Food Day'
Students dig into the past during ’Ancient Food Day’
Did you know Ancient Greeks enjoyed a snack that resembled Timbits? They were called enkrides  - small golden cakes made with a simple cheese dough, fried in olive oil and eaten with generous amounts of honey and pepper.

History / Archeology - Music - 27.01.2023
'Putting people front and centre': Historian Anna Shternshis keeps Holocaust survivors' stories alive
’Putting people front and centre’: Historian Anna Shternshis keeps Holocaust survivors’ stories alive
For University of Toronto historian Anna Shternshis , understanding the past means connecting with people's stories - or, in the case of her research, their songs.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 04.01.2023
Community-engaged archaeology project advances reconciliation on Xwe'etay/Lasqueti Island
Community-engaged archaeology project advances reconciliation on Xwe’etay/Lasqueti Island
Members of the Xwe-etay/Lasqueti Island Archaeology Project (XLAP), including SFU researchers Dana Lepofsky and Sean Markey, Coast Salish Nations, and Xwe-etay (Lasqueti) residents have been working

History / Archeology - 24.11.2022
Bioarcheologist comes face-to-face with King Tut
Bioarcheologist comes face-to-face with King Tut
Renowned Western researcher Andrew Nelson studies bioarcheology, in part, because it allows him to understand how people lived thousands of years ago.

Campus - History / Archeology - 03.10.2022

History / Archeology - 12.09.2022
Researchers piece together the story of an ancient Roman city - one artifact at a time
Researchers piece together the story of an ancient Roman city - one artifact at a time
From small coins to tiny pieces of ceramic and even clumps of soil,  Seth Bernard  and a group of graduate students from the University of Toronto are unearthing a story about how a Roman city founded in 241 BCE lived and breathed through time.

History / Archeology - Innovation - 06.09.2022

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 24.05.2022

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 12.05.2022

History / Archeology - 19.04.2022
The world's first photographically illustrated book is at UdeM
The world’s first photographically illustrated book is at UdeM
Botanist Anna Atkins was the first person in the world to publish a book illustrated with photographs.

Environment - History / Archeology - 12.04.2022
Western researchers first to map effects of England’s ’little ice age’ 
London Bridge during the Frost of 1795-1796. Daniel Turner painting, City of London Corporation It produced floods deep enough to carry away cattle, and winds powerful enough to sink flotillas.

Campus - History / Archeology - 07.03.2022

History / Archeology - 10.02.2022
Black people's relationship with Shakespeare is complicated
Black people’s relationship with Shakespeare is complicated
Q&As Erik Rolfsen Black people have a long history with Shakespeare-and a long history of bumping up against the Bard's white gatekeepers.

History / Archeology - Campus - 10.02.2022
Using Philip Smith's archaeological archives to rediscover Iran's 'Treasure Valley'
Using Philip Smith’s archaeological archives to rediscover Iran’s ’Treasure Valley’
Julien Riel-Salvatore has used archaeologist Philip Smith's archives from the Ganj Dareh dig in Iran to create a 3D reconstruction of a section of the important human heritage site. Faced with the constraints created by the pandemic, Julien Riel-Salvatore got creative. Unable to visit the Italian archaeological sites he specializes in, the professor in the University of Montreal's Anthropology Department set to work studying part of an orphaned collection of artifacts originally assembled by Canadian archaeologist Philip Smith.

History / Archeology - Campus - 26.01.2022

History / Archeology - 25.01.2022

Health - History / Archeology - 07.01.2022

Innovation - History / Archeology - 04.01.2022
University of Toronto researchers investigate the hidden history of 'Black androids'
University of Toronto researchers investigate the hidden history of ’Black androids’
It began as a series of isolated references - the term would appear in a historical article here, a book there.