Dept of History
Experts to comment on Hong Kong protests
UBC experts are available to comment on the so-called “Umbrella Revolution” as Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests continue.
Oct 1, 2014
UBC expert for comment on Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has agreed to a July 1 deadline to form a new government, a requirement for US assistance in fighting ISIS.
Jun 23, 2014
China’s Tiananmen Square, 25 years later: UBC experts comment
UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.
May 27, 2014
UBC expert for comment on Quebec election
UBC experts available for commentary on issues related to Quebec’s April 7 election.
Mar 25, 2014
How Stalin paved way for Sochi Games
UBC’s Anne Gorsuch details the troubled history of the seaside town of Sochi, a paradoxical place of healing and excess.
Feb 3, 2014
Five big newsmakers of 2013
UBC History Professor Tina Loo takes a look back at the stories of 2013 that changed us.
Dec 27, 2013
Q&A on Nelson Mandela’s legacy
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has passed away. Earlier this year, UBC’s Julie MacArthur discussed Mandela’s towering legacy.
Dec 5, 2013