Join us for an opportunity to reflect on where Canadian Jesuit history is headed and to identify, for ourselves and for our students, potential research projects ideas around untapped archival and library resources. John Meehan will present thoughts on the topic and lead a group discussion.
Dr. John Meehan, S.J. has a B.A. in History and Russian Studies from McGill University, a diploma in Theology from Magdalen College, Oxford, an M.A. in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Toronto. His publications include The Dominion and the Rising Sun: Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941 (winner of the Prime Minister’s Award in Japan) and Chasing the Dragon in Shanghai: Canada’s Early Relations with China, 1858-1952. A former President of Campion College (U of Regina) and the University of Sudbury, he has taught and published on Canadian foreign relations, Asia Pacific studies, Jesuit history and relations with Indigenous peoples. He is currently the Director of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, Trinity College, University of Toronto.