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Steven High


Steven High is Professor of History at Concordia University's Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, a cross-faculty research unit dedicated to community-engaged research and storytelling. He was the principal investigator of Montreal Life Stories, a six year project that recorded the life stories of 500 Montrealers displaced by mass violence and then integrated these stories into theatrical performances, radio programming, film, audio walks, art installations, and a museum exhibition. He is also part of the Right to the City pedagogical initiative. He is the (co-)author of eight books, including The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Post-Industrial Places (2017) as well as Oral History at the Crossroads: Sharing Life Stories of Survival and Displacement (2014).

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