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Past Events: February, 2019

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28Feb2019
A circle of Russian-Jewish anarchists arrested in Paris in 1907

Utopia's Discontents: Russian Exiles and the Quest for Freedom, 1830-1930

Speaker: Prof. Faith Hillis (Department Of History, University Of Chicago)

Over the course of the long nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of tsarist subjects left the Russian empire and resettled in western and central...

Location: 108N, North House, Munk School of Global of Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

28Feb2019
A woman in a white dress and a man in a white shirt and pants dancing side by side.

Interactions Seminar Series, "Playing Mestizo: The Politics and Performance of Race-Mixture in Yucatán, Mexico"

Speaker: Prof. Paul Eiss (Carnegie Mellon University)

ABSTRACT: Mestizaje—ethnic, racial and cultural mixing—is a common characteristic of Latin American societies formed out of the amalgamation of in...

Location: HW525C, 1265 Military Trial, Toronto, ON

27Feb2019
World War I Soldier in a field with a camera

Professor Marline Otte, Research Talk: “Image Worlds of the Eastern Front (1914-18): Trauma, Art and Occupation.”

Speaker: Professor Marline Otte (Tulane University)

Professor Otte is the Inaugural Helen E. Graham Visiting Fellow 2019 and a graduate (1999) of our History PhD program. This talk will focus on the pho...

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

27Feb2019

CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

Speaker: Karen Ruffle

We are delighted to announce the creation of the Colonialism and Empire Working Group (CEWG), an interdisciplinary workshop organized by faculty from ...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318, 262 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8

22Feb2019
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Pious Captains: Religion, Masculinity, and Combat in 16th Century France

Speaker: Benjamin Lukas (PhD Candidate-Department Of History)

The sixteenth century witnessed a proliferation of military texts written by French noblemen who were veterans of the Italian Wars and religious wars....

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Place

15Feb2019
Pan-Africanism: A History, by Hakim Adi

Pan-Africanism: A History, lecture and book launch by Dr. Hakim Adi

Speaker: Dr. Hakim Adi (Professor Of The History Of Africa And The African Diaspora At The University Of Chichester)

A Different Booklist, along with the Departments of African Studies, History, and the Women and Gender Institute at the University of Toronto invite y...

Location: A Different Booklist Cultural Centre, 779 Bathurst Street

14Feb2019
Image of Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Populism and the Contemporary Human Condition

Speaker: Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (Lecturer - Yale Jackson School Of Global Affairs)

Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins Lecturer, Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs (http://jackson.yale.edu/person/daniel-steinmetz-jenkins/) Most explanations ...

Location: Suite 530, 170 St. George St.

07Feb2019
The Burmese Beauties

Colonial Secularism, Buddhism and the Continuing Violence of Burmese Women's ‘Freedom’

Speaker: Prof. Alicia Turner (Department Of Humanities And Religious Studies-York University)

Abstract: The idea that Burmese women enjoy greater freedom than either their Asian or European counterparts has been a persistent theme in both Br...

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

06Feb2019
Sidney Smith Hall Entrance

Publishing Your First Journal Article: Tips for Grad Students

Speaker: Shami Ghosh, W. Chris Johnson

The Placement Committee will be hosting a special workshop for graduate students interested in publishing an academic article for the first time. Prof...

Location: SS 2098, 100 St. George St, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3

06Feb2019
Hand drawn reconstruction of a computer proof in geometry, 1967.

Making Up Minds: Computing and Proof in the Postwar United States

Speaker: Prof. Stephanie Dick (University Of Pennsylvania)

Abstract: “Computers ought to produce in the long run some fundamental change in the nature of all mathematical activity.” These words, penned in ...

Location: Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7

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