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Queen's University is situated on the territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. We at the DSC recognise issues faced by Indigenous communities both past and present and endeavour to make our spaces inclusive to people of all different backgrounds and worldviews.

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We're thrilled you’re here! Members of the Queen's University History Department Student Council have worked hard to create an inclusive and diverse DSC, and therefore we have decided to open up our blog to student submissions. We hope that The Watson becomes a space in which History students can celebrate their interests with passion and enthusiasm, where we can connect with each other in a new way. 

Student submissions can be emailed to

Further details are found under Submit.

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Happy Finals!

From the DSC to you, we would like to wish you all good luck on your finals and hope you have a relaxing winter break. We will be back...

Remembrance Day – Special Article

By Kai Siallagan Today we are uploading a special article in observance of Remembrance Day. Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the...

The Origins of Guy Fawkes Day

Guy Fawkes Day, otherwise known as Bonfire Night, is an annual celebration that takes place on November 5, commemorating the day in 1605...

A Watson Wrap-up

By: Chloe Fine As the school year comes to a close with the last of classes being over, The Watson is wrapping up our most recent season...

The Reunification of Ethiopia up to 1896

By Alex Wodzicki This is the fifth part of a multi-part series on the history of the Kingdom of Ethiopia. If you haven’t read it...

Canada's Longest and Friendliest War

By: Chloe Fine Canada has gone to war on several occasions since its confederation; however, there is one very unique war that Canada has...

The Medieval Kingdom of Ethiopia

By Alex Wodzicki This is part two of a multi-part series on the history of Ethiopia. If you haven’t read it already, be sure to check out...

Navigating a History Degree at Queen's

By Kathleen Ferns Hey everyone, I’m Kathleen! I’m a member of the History DSC and I’m one of the peer advisors with PATH, which is the...

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