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20Oct2016
Image of Toronto skyline from the waterfront, featuring Harbourfront Centre and the CN Tower.

The Bays - Advancing Sydney's Global Competitiveness through Waterfront Renewal

Speaker: David Pitchford, The Chief Executive UrbanGrowth NSW

Portia Maier, Consul-General and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Australia will make the introductory remarks. Sydney and Toronto share re...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

21Oct2016
Vineyard

Dawn Of The Vinelords: Wine And Capitalism In Colonial Algeria

Speaker: Owen White, Associate Professor, Department Of History, University Of Delaware

In the late nineteenth century wine production took off in French-ruled Algeria, to such an extent that for most of the following century this Muslim-...

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

24Oct2016
Chippewas of Sarnia First Nation

Landed Legitimacy: The Private Law Roots of Land in Public International Law

Speaker: Jasmine Chorley, Master Of Global Affairs Candidate, Munk School Of Global Affairs, University Of Toronto

In this age of “reconciliation”, Canadian society is awash in discussions of Indigenous-Settler relations. These are inherently international rela...

Location: Room 200, Larkin, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

24Oct2016
Voltaire

Distinguished Lecture: Voltaire And The Radical Enlightenment

Speaker: Nicholas Cronk, Director, Voltaire Foundation; Professor Of French Literature, Oxford University

Nicholas Cronk is a leading scholar of French Enlightenment thought. As director of the Voltaire Foundation (Oxford) and a a General Editor of the Com...

Location: Alumni Hall, Old Victoria College (Room 112), 73 Queen Park's Crescent #106, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

26Oct2016
Vietnam

A New History Of Vietnam? Questions Of Colonialism, Collaboration, And Periodization

Speaker: Christopher Goscha, Associate Professor, Université Du Québec à Montréal

It has never been easy to write the history of Vietnam. This small country’s role in one of the most violent wars of decolonization of the 20th cent...

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

27Oct2016
Jaffna journalism students

Re-Settling Jaffna: Ethnic and Caste Relations in Post-War Sri Lanka

Speaker: Prof. Sharika Thiranagama, Stanford University

For exact location of the event on campus, please follow this link: http://map.utoronto.ca/utsc/building/204 ...

Location: 160, Arts and Administration Building, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON, Canada M1C 1A4

28Oct2016
Vichy regime

How Free France Mattered to Africans, 1940-1943

Speaker: Professor Eric Jennings, Department Of History

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

02Nov2016
Solomon Hailemariam Erba

How literacy has in historical terms distinguished Ethiopia from all other regions of sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Solomon Hailemariam Erba, President Of PEN Ethiopia, 2008-2015

Location: Room 363, Bladen Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

02Nov2016
Kim Scheppele

Cecil A. Wright Memorial Lecture - "The End of the End of History"

Speaker: Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor Of Sociology And International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School And University Center For Human Values, Princeton University

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama pronounced the “end of history” when it seemed that the world was moving toward a consens...

Location: Room J140, Jackman Law Building, 78 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5

08Nov2016
Empires and the Idea of Culture

Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Empires and the Idea of Culture

Speaker: Prof. Jordan Sand, Georgetown University

The word “culture” in English today gestures toward two distinct ideas: one of a universal hierarchy of values, embodied in canons of art and lite...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

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