Workshop and 2018 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Network on Humanitarian Hi...

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8:30 Arrival and greetings

9:00 News and exchanges possibilities from our two international guests, Valérie Gorin and Soenke Kunkel

10:00 Other news and projects

-David Webster will talk about preserving and digitizing NGO archives

-Archivist Chris Trainor, and historian Dominique Marshall about the recent archival rescue project

12:00 Annual meeting, light lunch provided

1:00 Meeting with local workers and veterans of NGOs, librarians and archivists

2:30 End of meeting

Remember to CNHH members sessions at Congress:

Canadian Historical Association

- Monday, 28, 13:30 – 15:00 ED 561

24. Nuancing narrative. : New Findings and Interpretations in Early Cold War History

Sue Heffernan: The Impact of a Pinetree Radar Base on a Northern Cree Town: Archives, Interviews, and Ethics

Isabel Campbell: The Navy, the Indigenous communities of Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay, and oceanographic research during the early Cold War

Matthew S. Wiseman: And Science Sails North: Research and Colonial Interaction in the Arctic, 1950-1965

- Tuesday May 29, 8:30-10:00 ED 114

44. Histories of Humanitarianism and (Visual) Media - sponsored by the CNHH

Sonya de Laat (McMaster University): “Visual Displacement of Refugees: Lewis Hine’s First World War Photographs for the American Red Cross, 1918-1919”

Valérie Gorin (University of Geneva): “Humanitarian Cinema and Visual Advocacy in the 1920s: When Seeing was Believing”

Soenke Kundel (Free University of Berlin/Germany): “Global Media and the New Humanitarianism in the Context of the Vietnam War”

Dominique Marshall (Carleton University) and Andrew Jones (University of Warwick): “Transformations of the Genre of the Humanitarian Documentary: Oxfam’s ‘Five Minutes to Midnight’ (1974)”

- Wednesday May 30, 8:30-10:00 ED 312

80. Migrations, Foreign Policy, and Ethnicity

Jill Campbell-Miller (Saint Mary’s University):“Missionaries, Expats, and Do-Gooders: Canadian Medical Humanitarianism in South Asia, 1950-1968”

Daniel Manulak (University of Western Ontario):‘“A Light in the Window’: Canada, Race, and South African Apartheid, 1958-1963”

Eriks Bredovskis (University of Toronto): “Careful Memories: The Journeys of Diaspora Latvians to the Soviet Union (1970–1990)

- Wednesday May 30, 10:30-12:00 ED 434

83. War and Society

Michael Petrou (Harvard University):“Melancholy courage and peasant shrewd cunning”: the recruitment of Canadians for Special Operations Executive missions in the Balkans during the Second World War”

Jean-Michel Turcotte (Freie Universität,Berlin): «Confirmer la souverainté du Canada à l’aide des soldats d’Hitler! Ottawa, Londres et la question des prisonniers de guerre alllemands, 1940-1943»

Monique C. Dolak (University of Calgary): “‘Quite a feather in Canada’s cap’: Canada’s Fight for Representation on the Munitions Assignment Board, 1942”

Ian Germani (University of Regina): “Glory and Sacrifice: The Evolution of Military Honour in Early Modern France”

Canadian Society for the History of Medicine

- Saturday May 25, 15:30-17:00

c.1 Addressing Professional Inequality

"Dr Ray Fletcher Farquharson("Farky") and Equity Issues at University of Toronto Medical School, 1947‐1960" Irving Rosen, University of Toronto

“Ambivalent Diversity: On the Early Stances of the Max Planck Society Regarding Previous Forced Migrants in NorthAmerica, 1948‐1958. Frank Stanisch, University of Calgary

“Aid for Outmigration? The Colombo Plan and Education of Healthcare Professionals fromSouth and Southeast Asia in Canada, 1950‐1968. JillCampbell Miller, The Gorsebrook Institute, Saint Mary’s University

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Source of the image: "1961 Colombo Plan", Postal History Corner, Canadian Postal and Philatelic History, 8 September 2010.

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