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26Oct2016
Image of the Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant featuring reactors emitting smoke into the sky.

From Nuclear Sovereignty to Algorithmic Governance

Speaker: Prof. Sonja M. Amadae, Senior Research Fellow, Academy Of Finland Center Of Excellence In The Philosophy Of The Social Sciences (TINT), Dept. Of Political And Economic Studies, University Of Helsinki

In Prisoners of Reason I argue that the felt imperatives of nuclear security transformed our understanding of individual and collective action. Indivi...

Location: Room 215, Old Victoria College, 73 Queen Park's Crescent #106, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

19Jan2017
China Monumentis

Prof. Francesco Guardiani: "Apostles of Modernity: Italian Jesuits As Agents of the Gutenberg Revolution."

Speaker: Prof. Francesco Guardiani (Italian, U Of T)

The 52nd Season of the Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, founded by Natalie Zemon David and James K. McConia in 1964, is now underway. T...

Location: Senior Common Room, Victoria College, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

01Feb2017
Tim Walker

The Circulation of Medical Knowledge in the Portuguese Colonial World: Assimilation, Codification, and Dissemination of Indigenous Healing Practices through Ethno-Botanical Manuscripts (16th-18th centuries)

Speaker: Prof. Timothy Walker (Dept. Of History, University Of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)

This presentation will examine how that transfer and diffusion of medical knowledge occurred by focusing on descriptive ethno-botanical texts produced...

Location: Room 215, Victoria College, 2nd Floor, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

02Mar2017
Old woman sitting at a table reading a book

Crypto-Jewish practices of a conversa in fifteenth-century Majorca: the proceso and prayers of Esclaramuna Pardo

Speaker: Natalie Oeltjen (CRRS, Victoria University)

The Fifty-Second Season of the TORONTO RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION COLLOQUIUM Founded by Natalie Zemon Davis and James K. McConica in 1964 This talk w...

Location: Senior Common Room, Victoria College, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

10Mar2017
The Virgin and Child with the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, late 15th-early 16th century. Tempera on parchment. Gospel manuscript from the Monastery of Gunda Gunde (Tigray, Ethiopia)

Medieval Ethiopia: A Colloquium

Speaker: Wendy Belcher (Princeton), Gianfrancesco Lusini (Naples), Samantha Kelly (Rutgers), Habtamu Tegegne (Rutgers)

Opening Plenary Friday, March 10, 2017 (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm) Columba Stewart, OSB (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library): "The Pioneering Work of th...

Location: Room 100, Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, St. Michael's College, 121 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C2

26Apr2017
Old map of Jerusalem

Boundaries: An Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Boundaries range from national boundaries to political boundaries of the public and the private. They are frail, arbitrary, and prone to collapsing in...

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

12Oct2017
Munk School of Global Affairs

Panel discussion on "Innovation and Adaptation, 1968-1984"

Speaker: Greg Donaghy, Mary Halloran, Prof. Robert Bothwell (Department Of History)

A panel discussion on volume three of the official history of the Department of External Affairs, Innovation and Adaptation, 1968-1984, by John Hillik...

Location: Library and Boardroom, Munk School, 315 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7

04Nov2017
Luohan Figure (glazed earthenware), Lio - Jin Dynasty, China, 11th century.

CANCELLED - Imagining Home: Creating Canada, 150 Years of Chinese Canadian Communities

Speaker: Prof. Lisa Mar (University Of Toronto)

Prof. Lisa Mar will be giving a lecture on November 4 at 9am “Imagining Home: Creating Canada, 150 Years of Chinese Canadian Communities” at th...

Location: Royal Ontario Museum Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre Level 1B, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6

16Nov2017
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Making the Skyscraper Soviet: A Global History of Red Moscow

Speaker: Prof. Katherine Zubovich (Berkeley PhD; U Of T CERES)

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