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08Dec2017
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Jim Doak Lecture Series with Mark Lilla

Speaker: Prof. Mark Lilla (Humanities-Columbia University)

Lecture in English followed by Discussion in French and English The May 7 French election has been portrayed in the North American Press as an overwhe...

Location: Spadina Theatre, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

08Dec2017
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Outcasts of Empire: Japan's Rule on Taiwan's "Savage Border," 1874-1945

Speaker: Paul D. Barclay

In his new book Outcasts of Empire, Paul D. Barclay probes the limits of modern nation-state sovereignty by positioning colonial Taiwan at the interse...

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

07Dec2017
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Intangible Cultural Heritage Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Wade Davis

Named by the National Geographic Society as one of the Explorers for the Millennium, Dr. Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of sci...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

07Dec2017
Gerald Larkin Building

Nine ‘Small’ Islands: The Development of China’s South China Sea Islands Claim during the 1930s

Speaker: Chris Chung

At the Graduate Research Forum of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, Chris Chung (University of Toronto) will present a pa...

Location: Room LA200, Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

05Dec2017
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Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Emily Stowe, MD

Speaker: Carol Nash

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

04Dec2017
N. Denisovskii and P. Sokolov-Skal’ “Our Thousandth Strike,” 1944

Images Against Words: Germany and the Soviet Union at War, 1941-1945

Speaker: Jochen Hellbeck (Rutgers University)

Images Against Words: Germany and the Soviet Union at War, 1941-1945 Jochen Hellbeck, Rutgers University Father Madden Hall in Carr Hall The ta...

Location: Father Madden Hall (Carr Hall), 100 St. Joseph Street TORONTO, ON, Canada M5S 1J4

30Nov2017
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Book Discussion: A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, and the Remaking of Quebec

Speaker: Prof. Sean Mills (Dept. Of History, University Of Toronto)

A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, and the Remaking of Quebec Sean Mills In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a wave of books were published tha...

Location: Combination Room, Trinity College, Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

30Nov2017
James F. Byrnes, Harry S. Truman, and Henry A. Wallace attend the funeral of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Paying Lip Service to Peace: Public Dissent and Foreign Policymaking in the Early Cold War

Speaker: Katie Davis Ph.D. Candidate (Department Of History, University Of Toronto)

In 1946, Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace wrote with concern to President Harry Truman over the direction of postwar US foreign policy. With the co...

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

30Nov2017
Piero della Francesca, “Finding the True Cross” from the cycle “The Legend of the True Cross” (1452–1456). Basilica of San Francesco, Arezzo

The Cross, the Medici, and the Jews

Speaker: Prof. Gianni Cicali

The Medici family had a particular devo¬tion to the Holy Cross of Jesus. One mem¬ber of the family even wrote a long sacred play based on the legend...

Location: Room 406, Carr Hall, 100 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

29Nov2017
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Qazaqlik, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs

Speaker: Joo-Yup Lee

The first book to comprehensively cover the emergence of Kazakh identities within the broader cultural and political context of Central Eurasia. Avoid...

Location: NMC Conference Room, Bancroft Building 200B, 4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

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