Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies

Current Fellows

Nataliya Venger
Plett Foundation Visiting Fellow

Nataliya Venger is a professor of history and chair of the World History Department at Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine, and a visiting professor at the University of Winnipeg and Canadian Mennonite University.

Read “‘Accidental’ Visiting Scholar, Nataliya Venger” in Mennonite Historian.

Arnoldo Vázquez Gómez
Plett Foundation Short-Term Fellow

Arnoldo Vázquez Gómez is a doctoral student in history at the Autonomous University of Mexico City – Xochimilco. His research explores the history of Mennonite settlement in northern Mexico. His MA thesis, from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, explored the role of railways and diplomacy in the initial migration of Mennonites to northern Mexico. His current PhD project is an examination of the how Mennonite businesses in the “commercial corridor” around Ciudad Cuauhtémoc responded to the structural changes resulting from the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement as that region became one of the fastest growing poles of development in the state of Chihuahua.

Arnoldo is based at CTMS as completes his dissertation, incorporating new materials from local archives and libraries.

Our Next Annual Conference

Subjects, Settlers, Citizens

The 1870s Mennonites in Historical Context

University of Winnipeg and Livestream