4th Annual CTMS Lecture

“Constructing a Soviet Utopia: Mennonites and the Collective Farm in Ukraine, 1920-1924” by Colin P. Neufeldt The Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies invites you to the 4th Annual CTMS Lecture! When: May 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Where: University of Winnipeg Club (515 Portage Ave., U of W, 4th floor Wesley Hall) Reception to follow During the Read More …

Book Launch: Sketches from Siberia by Werner Toews

The Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies (CTMS) invites you to the launch of Werner Toews’ book Sketches from Siberia: The Life of Jacob D. Sudermann. The event will take place February 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Mennonite Heritage Archives (610 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg). Werner Toews will be on-hand to sign books and will present on the life and Read More …

Happy Christmas

The Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies offices will be closed for the Christmas holidays from December 21, 2018 to January 3, 2019.

A People of Diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970

On November 15-17, 2018 the Chair in Mennonite Studies at The University of Winnipeg is hosting “A People of Diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970.” This conference will mark the 50th anniversary of the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada by focusing on the increased diversity of Mennonites in Canada since 1970. Listen to stories of Read More …

Appointment of Dr. Aileen Friesen

We are very pleased to announce Dr. Aileen Friesen’s appointment as Mennonite historian at the University of Winnipeg and Executive Director of the D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation Inc.  As such she will also serve as co-director of the new Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University, and work closely with the Mennonite Heritage Read More …

CTMS Spring 2018 Lecture

Join us on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB), room 2M70 in Manitoba Hall, for the 3rd Annual Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies (CTMS) Lecture, “Unexpected Connections: Mennonites in Mexican Media” by Dr. Rebecca Janzen, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina. How have Low Read More …

CTMS lecture and Opening of Mennonite Heritage Archives

You are invited to join in the official launch of the Mennonite Heritage Archives under the new partnership of Canadian Mennonite University, the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies (CTMS) and Mennonite Church Canada. On October 5, 2017 we will gather at the Archives and Gallery building on the CMU south campus to celebrate this new Read More …