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08Nov2017
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Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Lecture on Robert Baldwin

Speaker: Robert Fraser

The History Department is pleased to announce a new Special Lecture series, “Eminent Victorians of Toronto.” This new lecture series was the pr...

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

09Nov2017
Image of Professor Emeritus Brue Berman

Mau Mau: The Face of International Terrorism in the 1950s in Contemporary Perspective

Speaker: Prof. Bruce Berman (Emeritus - Political Studies And History; Queen's University)

For more than 30 years until the end of the 1980s, Mau Mau in Kenya was to the Western world the terrifying face of African savagery. This image of Ma...

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

10Nov2017
Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

The Price of Hospitality: An Indian Traveler in Revolutionary France

Speaker: Prof. Rahul Markovits (Ecole Normale Supérieure In Paris)

In April 1793, two Indian travelers from Gujarat landed in Marseilles. The son of the nawab of Broach and his attendant, they were heading for England...

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

13Nov2017
Le cabinet de la Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève (Paris, 1692)

New Worlds, Indigenous Technologies, and European Cabinets of Curiosities

Speaker: Dr. Surekha Davies

In the early modern period, European perceptions of distant peoples shifted from curiosity and admiration to a growing conviction that Europe resided ...

Location: Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E5

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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