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28Feb2018
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The Director’s Cut: A Historian Examines the Asia-Pacific Through the Lens of Cinema

Speaker: Prof. Takashi Fujitani (University Of Toronto)

This research seminar series is brought to you by The Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union (CASSU), and aims to provide a forum for students who s...

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

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

15Feb2018
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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

15Feb2018
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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

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

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

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

26Jan2018
Marshall Pétain inspecting the leaders of the youth camp in the forties

Feeding France's Outcasts: Rationing in Vichy's Internment Camps, 1940-1944

Speaker: Laurie Drake

During the Second World War, France established a rationing system that attempted to provide a minimum of food to each of its citizens. It is generall...

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

18Jan2018
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An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

Speaker: Prof. Benjamin Madley

Benjamin Madley presents the first full account of the government-sanctioned genocide of California Indians under United States rule. Between 1846 ...

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

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