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Past Events: November, 2017

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30Nov2017
Photograph of Sean Mills and the cover of his book.

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
Image from the book Qazaqlik, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs

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

27Nov2017
Movilización mujeres contra la guerra 2002 copia

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Women Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

Presentations by leading women human rights advocates from Latin America, discussing gender perspective on attacks against social activists, journalis...

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

24Nov2017
Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

Policing the Media in the French Revolution

Speaker: Prof. Jane McLeod (Associate Professor Of History-Brock University)

Jane McLeod is associate professor of history at Brock University. She is the author of Licensing Loyalty: Printers, Patrons and the State in Early Mo...

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

24Nov2017
Anthropology Buuilding at the University of Toronto

Worlding as Decolonization

Speaker: Dr. Kelly Gillespie (Senior Lecturer At The Dept. Of Anthropology-University Of Witwatersrand-South Africa)

Location: Room AP 246, Dept. of Anthropology, 19 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S2

23Nov2017
Students sitting outside Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto.

The Evolution of Cyber Campaigns in Russia’s Near Abroad (and Beyond), from the 1990s to the Present

Speaker: Benjamin Smalley

At the Graduate Research Forum of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, Benjamin Smalley (University of Toronto) will present...

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

22Nov2017
Image of hands craving a moose.

Dialogue on Intangible Heritage Symposium

Join the Ontario Heritage Trust as we explore the preservation of living expressions of our identity. Practitioners, proponents and stakeholders from ...

Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7

16Nov2017
a renaissance painting of the poet, Dante

Dante's Journey Through the Visual Arts

Speaker: Dr. Henrike Lange, Assistant Professor Italian Renaissance Art And Architecture, University Of California, Berkeley

You are invited to celebrate  Dante’s Journey Through The Visual Arts Lecture, Reception and Opening of the John M. Kelly Library Exhibition  Cele...

Location: John M. Kelly Library, 113 St. Joseph Street,

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