The W. GALEN WESTON FUND FOR BRITISH HISTORY AT HURON is a generous endowment that supports the teaching of British History in courses offered by Huron’s History Department.
Weston Fund 2020 study trip to Singapore
Students in Dr. Jun Fang’s History 4605E, “War and Memory in Modern East Asia” will travel to Singapore during the February reading week, where they will conduct research on the Battle of Singapore and how the battle has been remembered by the Singaporeans.
In 2018-19, the Weston Fund supported Huron History Day in October, and the return of the Phantoms of the Past research collaboration with Bath Spa University.
In 2017-18, the Weston Fund supported the following initiatives:
HURON HISTORY DAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017
HISTORY 3497F CRIMINALS, CRIME SCENES AND PUNISHMENT IN MEDIEVAL BRITAIN
WRITING RIGHTS, RIGHTING WRONGS: TRANSATLANTIC NARRATIVES OF RACE–an international undergraduate research conference at Huron, April 11, 2018
HURON STUDENT RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARD IN BRITISH HISTORY: Matt Patterson, inaugural recipient of the travel fellowship valued at $2500, spent reading week 2018 at the National Archives in London, UK. His research project, “Purely Politics”: Reactions of the British Government to German Espionage in the First World War, was presented at the CURL Conference on April 12, 2018. (full schedule here)