For more than twenty years, the annual Tri-University History Conference has been providing emerging historians their first opportunities to present papers and develop ideas that have later been published as books and articles.

Re-making History Conference poster 2020 with images of buildings, machines, books(Re)Making History: Tri-University History Conference 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

67 Erb Street, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo

The Tri-University Graduate Program in History invites submissions for its 2020 annual conference: “(Re)Making History.” This year’s conference does not have a specific theme, but addresses history in the broadest sense, from its practice to its impact. We welcome proposals on all historical topics, time periods, and approaches.

Submit your paper’s title and a 250-word abstract to If you are organizing a panel of three or four papers, also provide a brief panel summary alongside your individual submissions. For all presenters include a short bio. 

The revised deadline for submissions is Monday January 27, 2020.     

Please contact if you have any questions. 

University of Waterloo Conference Committee: Jennifer McKay, Lucy Vorobej, Elaine Jones, Charan Mandur, and Emma Smith 

A complete record of past conferences can be found here.