Histories North and South
Saturday, 3 March 2012
Wilfrid Laurier University
Schlegel Building (map)
The 2012 Tri-University History Conference features six panels with graduate students and established scholars in all historical fields, especially, but not exclusively, on topics concerning aspects of the circumpolar arctic.
Keynote Speaker: Julia Lajus (European University at St. Petersburg, Russia)
In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Histories North and South,” we are honoured to announce our keynote speaker, Dr. Julia Lajus, Director of the Center for Environmental and Technological History at the European University at St. Petersburg. Dr. Lajus is a specialist in the history of science and environment in arctic Russia, and this will be her first visit to Canada. Her talk is entitled “The Circulation of Environmental Knowledge: Models of Development and Images of Northernness in 20th-c. Arctic Exploration in Scandinavia, Canada, and Russia.”
Conference Location and Parking
The Tri-U Graduate History Conference will be held at Wilfrid Laurier
University on the main floor of the Schlegel Building. There is free
parking on Saturdays in the main parking lot that can be accessed just
past the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary on Bricker Street, near the corner
of Albert Street, and facing the WLU Library.