Professional Development Series

Image of Pantalony Workshop 2012This series offers Public History students to chance to meet and network with practicing public historians, listen to guest lectures, and participate in hands-on workshops. As part of History 9800/9081, this series is mandatory for Public History students and usually occurs during class time, in the third hour.

Other students and alumni are welcome to join us, by emailing Prof. Michelle Hamilton at, or Prof. Mike Dove at

This series is funded by the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation.

Dr. David Pantalony, Curator of Physical Sciences and Medicine, Canada Science and Technology Museum, leads a material culture workshop.


September 17, 2019

Kyle Gonyou, City of London Heritage Planner

September 24, 2019

Joel Sherlock, Manager, Genealogical and Archival Research, Indigenous Services Canada

October 7, 2019

Wes Kinghorn, MITACS Postdoctoral Fellow in Public History

October 21, 2019

Ariel Beaujot, Hear, Here London

October 29, 2019

Internship Workshop with Robin Kierstead, Western Archives; Dhira Ghosh, London Heritage Council; Meaghan Rivard, Stantec Consulting

February 3, 2020

Sean Stoyles, CDCI Consultants

March 16, 2020

Jean-Pierre Morin, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs


Click here for a list of past speakers