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Recently Completed Defences

MA Thesis Defence: Maria Kalogeropoulou
November 25, 2015 – 10:00 am – AQ6229
“Columns of the House” and Proud Workers: Greek Immigrant Women in Vancouver, 1954-1975

MA Thesis Defence:  Joshua Mackenzie
November 27, 2015 – 11:00 am – AQ6205 – Hellenic Studies Board Room
“Allah! Wehdat! Al – Quds Arabiya!” : Football,  Nationalism and the chants of Palestinian  Resistance in Jordan

MA Thesis Defence:  Sukhjit Chohan
August 14, 2015 – 1:00 pm – AQ6229
Finding Their Voice:  The Indian Press and Nikita Khrushchev’s 1955 Visit to India

PhD Thesis Defence:  Sarah Nickel
August 18, 2015 – 11:00 am – Bennett Library – Room 7200
“United we stand, divided we perish”:  Identity, Community, and the Negotiation of Pan-tribal Unity in the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

MA Thesis Defence:  Khashayar Hemmati
August 20, 2015 – 1:00 pm – AQ6229
A Monument of Destiny: Envisioning A Nation’s Past, Present, and Future Through Shahyad/Azadi

MA Thesis Defence:  Scott Eaton
August 28, 2015 – 10:00 am – Harbour Centre – 1520 Barrick Gold Lecture Room
Capitalism on Trial:  Section 98, the Communist Party of Canada, and the Battle for Legality, 1931-36

MA Thesis Defence:  Henry McGrath
March 7, 2014 – 5:00 pm – AQ6229
Discordant Voices:  Vancouver’s Scots Community and the Janet Smith Case, 1924

MA Thesis Defence:  Simone Hanebaum
April 30, 2014 – 9:30 am – AQ6229
Thomas Bentley and’Monumentes of Antiquities worthy memory’:  History, Memory, and Identity in Early Modern England

MA Thesis Defence:  Christopher Dickert
May 16, 2014 – 11:00 am – AQ6204
Byzantium, Political Agency, and the City:  A case study in urban autonomy during the Norman Conquest of Southern Italy

MA Thesis Defence: Joseph Howard
August 28, 2014 – 3:00 pm – AQ6229
Half-Brothers in Christ:  The Church Missionary Society and the Christians of Kerala, 1813-1840

MA Thesis Defence: Sarah Inglis
September 16, 2014 – 10:00 am – AQ6204
Danza de la Muerte: Greek Arms Dealing in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

MA Thesis Defence: Ron Hughes
December 1, 2014 – 10:00 am – AQ6229
A Clear and Present Concern:  The Radical “New History” of Howard Zinn

MA Thesis Defence:  Kathryn Hearn
December 15, 2014 – 1:30 pm – AQ6229
Faith, Foes, Fear, and the ‘Bitter Scourge of War’:  Eyewitness Accounts of the Thirty Years War and the Religious Debate

PhD Thesis Defence:  Jeremy Milloy

January 8, 2015 – 1:30 pm – Library Thesis Defence Room – 2020
“If You want Blood:”  Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-1980

MA Thesis Defence:  Neal Adolph

January 15, 2015 – 1:30 pm – AQ6229
No Hobo is an Island:  Power and Political Culture in the Federal Work Relief Camps in British Columbia, 1932-1935