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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
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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

04Feb2019
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Labour and the State in Quebec History: A discussion with Martin Petitclerc

Speaker: Martin Petitclerc

A Discussion with Martin Petitclerc, UQAM, about his new book (co-authored with Martin Robert): Grève et paix. Une histoire des lois speciales au Qu...

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

30Jan2019

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

30Jan2019
Sidney Smith Hall Entrance

History Department Pensions Information Session

Speaker: Pension Experts And UTFA Members And Staff

An information session for all History faculty on the proposed changes to the University of Toronto Pension Plan. Pension experts will be there to ans...

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

25Jan2019
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Indigenizing New France: Where are we now?

Speaker: Prof. Catherine Desbarats (McGill University)

From whatever subject position we “indigenize”, we are always indigenizing something–something deeply entangled with colonial processes. What ha...

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

25Jan2019
Prison Sign in Uganda

Carceral Modernities: Prison Officers and Professionalism in Postcolonial Uganda

Speaker: Dr. Katherine Bruce-Lockhart (SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow In The Department Of Historical Studies At UTM And The Jackman Humanities Institute)

Description: From the forts used to hold slaves prior to crossing the Atlantic to the iconic moment of Nelson Mandela’s release from Robben Island, ...

Location: Room 2053, Wilson Hall, New College, 40 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C6

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