- “A Light in the Window”: Canada, Race, and South African Apartheid, 1958-1994
- Prof. Francine McKenzie
Main Research Interests
- International and global history, Canada and the World, Modern Canadian history, Modern African history, Cold War, decolonization, and globalization, Race and foreign relations, Religion and foreign relations
Asa McKercher, “Reason over Passion: Pierre Trudeau, Human Rights, and Canadian Foreign Policy,” H-Diplo, Round table review (Forthcoming).
“Other Powers, Other Perspectives: New Histories of the United Nations and Global Governance,” (co-authored with Preston Arens) Beyond the P5: The Historical Role of Non-Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council Members in Global Governance. Conference report. United Nations History Project, Harvard University (October 2016).
‘“A movement of movements’: Canada, South African Apartheid, and the Struggle for Global Racial Equality: 1985-1994,” Culture and International History VI: Visions of Humanity Conference at the Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 6-8 May 2019 (Forthcoming).
“A mission with a mission’: Diplomats, the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement, and the Stakes of Sanctuary, 1986-1993,” Global History Colloquium in the Centre for Global History at the Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 19 November 2018 (Forthcoming).
‘“The Great Liberal’: Lester B. Pearson, Decolonization, and South African Apartheid 1963-1968,” International History Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 6 November 2018 (Forthcoming).
‘“Practically an Honorary African’: Canada, the Afro-Asian ‘bloc,’ and Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence: 1963-1966,” LSE-Sciences Po Seminar in Contemporary International History at the London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, 31 October 2018 (Forthcoming).
‘“No nation can win a race war’: Race-thinking, the ‘Afro-Asian-Canadian ‘bloc,’ and South Africa’s withdrawal from the Commonwealth, 1960-1961,” Britain and the World Annual Meeting at the University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom, 22 June 2018.
‘“A Light in the Window’: Canada, Race, and South African Apartheid, 1958-1961,” The Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 30 May 2018.
‘“An African Representative’: Canada, the Third World, and South African Apartheid, 1984-1988,” Challenging the Liberal World Order: The History of the Global South, Decolonization, and the United Nations: 1955-2000 workshop at the University of Leiden, The Hague, The Netherlands, 9 May 2018.
“Striking the ‘Right’ Balance: Canada and South African Apartheid, 1984-1990,” International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 4 May 2018.
“The Cold War and Decolonization in Southern Africa,” lecture delivered in International Relations 2702E at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, 28 November 2017.
“A Marathon, not a Sprint: Canada and South African Apartheid, 1984-1994,” McCaffrey Seminar Series at the University of Western Ontario, 23 November 2017.
“Southern Africa, Apartheid, and the Cold War,” lecture delivered in International Relations 2702E at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. 2016.
“A Marathon, not a Sprint: Canada and South African Apartheid, 1984-1990,” Tri-University History Conference at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. 2013.
- Library and Archives Canada- Ottawa, Canada