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Donít Miss A Day in History Event on Feb 2
January 1, 2007

Trent University’s History Department is hosting its third annual "A Day in History" event on Friday, February 2, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Senior Common Room of Lady Eaton College. This free event is open to everyone; light refreshments will be provided.

"This year’s event promises to cover a great deal of historical ground and provides a unique first-look at the leading-edge research conducted by the faculty in our department," explained Professor Tim Stapleton, chair of the history department.

Offering an exclusive preview of the current research underway by the University’s History professors, this year’s event will feature lectures and discussions on both Canadian and global themes.

A complete agenda is as follows:

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Fosterage at High Medieval Courts
Fiona Harris Stoertz

D. Beatriz de Meneses: The Remarkable Life and Career of a Late Medieval Portuguese Noblewoman
Ivana Elbl

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Coffee Break

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Odd Jobs: The Hidden Survival Struggles of Military Wives in 18th Century London
Jennine Hurl-Eamon

Do Not Dare to Think of Home: Politics, Masculinity and Family in Canada’s Confederation Era
Carmen Nielson Varty

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
The 1846 Emancipation Decree in Tunisia: Its Legislative Framework and Socio-Political Contexts
Ismael Montana

Tango Atómico (Or How Argentina Developed Nuclear Weapons)
David Sheinin

For further information about Trent University’ s History Department, visit the official website.

For further details, please contact K im Fielding at (705) 748-1011 ext. 5530