The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

Events: February, 2018

  • 06Feb2018
    engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

    Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Oronhyatekha

    Speaker: Keith Jamieson

    The History Department is pleased to announce a new Special Lecture series, “Eminent Victorians of Toronto.” This new lecture series was the produ...

    Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 09Feb2018
    Hawaiian navigators

    Knowledge and Power in the Pacific: Native Hawaiian Exploration in an Age of Empire

    Speaker: Prof. David Chang (University Of Minnesota)

    How can we understand the Pacific, Asia, and the broader world from indigenous perspectives–from the perspective of the people that Westerners claim...

    Location: Room 208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 09Feb2018
    The Olympic rings symbol and Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee

    Sport and the French: An Erratic Trajectory from Du Guesclin to Coubertin

    Speaker: John McClelland

    Pierre de Coubertin’s revival of the ancient Olympics was part of his larger program to reform the French educational system in imitation of the Eng...

    Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 13Feb2018
    Portrait of Leonora Galigai

    Punishing Remains: Performing Witch Archives, Decriminalizing Witchcraft

    Speaker: Prof. VK Preston (University Of Toronto)

    The 1618 trial of Leonora Galigaï, along with her husband’s memory, was accompanied by fantastical political defamation. This talk on damnatio memo...

    Location: Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 15Feb2018
    Picture of Michael De Groot

    The European Origins of the Collapse of Bretton Woods

    Speaker: Michael De Groot (University Of Virginia)

    Michael De Groot, PhD candidate at the University of Virginia, will present his research at a meeting of the Bill Graham Centre Graduate Research Foru...

    Location: Room 200, Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

  • 15Feb2018
    Codex Vindobonensis 8626

    Ottoman Timariot Cavalry in its 17th-Cen. Twilight: A Resilient or “Zombie” Institution?

    Speaker: Victor Ostapchuk

    SEMINAR IN OTTOMAN AND TURKISH STUDIES It has long been received wisdom that the Ottoman institution of the timar (“fief/benefice/prebend”)—w...

    Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 19Feb2018
    Artemisia Gentileschi,

    Teaching Sexual Violence in History

    This week-long graduate student-led workshop will examine methodological secondary sources on teaching sexual violence in history courses and use prim...

    Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3