The Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta is recognized as one of the leading departments for the study of History and Classics in Canada and globally. Our students work with professors who are excellent teachers (many have won campus awards), and world-class researchers active at the forefront of their chosen fields.


  1. Radovan Karadzic's arrest mugshot. Wikimedia. CC.

    Dr. Srdja Pavlovic's Newest Article on ICTY Justice

    The former President of the Republic of Srpska para-state, Radovan Karadzic, was recently convicted of a joint criminal enterprise and crimes against humanity committed during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1990s.

  2. Constellation Conference 2016: History Through the Ages: History and Pop Culture

    In our lineup this year we are pleased to include an exploration of Hercules and his pop culture representations; a history of Queer cinema; and many, many more presentations both historical and modern that range from Middle Eastern Harems to the shores of New York City.

  3. Spring and Summer 2016

    Spring/Summer courses offer students a unique educational experience, such as travel abroad or hands-on learning opportunities. Others like taking an extra classes during Spring or Summer to finish up a program or to lighten next term’s course load. The deadline to apply is May 1.

  4. Meet the Professor! Dominik Wujastyk

    Meet our newest import from across the pond: Dominik Wujastyk!

  5. Edmonton Regional Heritage Fair

    The Edmonton Regional Heritage Fair Needs Your Help!

    Are you interested in assisting our youth to promote and celebrate our history? Can you spare a couple of hours on a Saturday morning? The Edmonton Regional Heritage Fair is on May 7, 2016 and we need your help to act as one of our judges.

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  1. Susan Smith Talks about Mustard Gas with PBS

    During World War II, the U.S. government conducted experiments with mustard gas and other chemicals on thousands of American troops. A new NPR investigation has found that some military experiments singled out African-American, Japanese-American and Puerto Rican servicemen by race. Judy Woodruff learns more from Caitlin Dickerson of NPR and Susan Smith of University of Alberta.

  2. The Kastro Kallithea Study Season 2015. An Impression by Matt Gabert and Karey Rodgirs

  3. Interview David Rupp about the Canadian Institute in Greece at UAlberta

    Dr David Rupp

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