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30Nov2017
Piero della Francesca, “Finding the True Cross” from the cycle “The Legend of the True Cross” (1452–1456). Basilica of San Francesco, Arezzo

The Cross, the Medici, and the Jews

Speaker: Prof. Gianni Cicali

The Medici family had a particular devo¬tion to the Holy Cross of Jesus. One mem¬ber of the family even wrote a long sacred play based on the legend...

Location: Room 406, Carr Hall, 100 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

04Dec2017
N. Denisovskii and P. Sokolov-Skal’ “Our Thousandth Strike,” 1944

Images Against Words: Germany and the Soviet Union at War, 1941-1945

Speaker: Jochen Hellbeck (Rutgers University)

Images Against Words: Germany and the Soviet Union at War, 1941-1945 Jochen Hellbeck, Rutgers University Father Madden Hall in Carr Hall The ta...

Location: Father Madden Hall (Carr Hall), 100 St. Joseph Street TORONTO, ON, Canada M5S 1J4

05Dec2017
engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Emily Stowe, MD

Speaker: Carol Nash

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

07Dec2017
Gerald Larkin Building

Nine ‘Small’ Islands: The Development of China’s South China Sea Islands Claim during the 1930s

Speaker: Chris Chung

At the Graduate Research Forum of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, Chris Chung (University of Toronto) will present a pa...

Location: Room LA200, Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

07Dec2017
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Intangible Cultural Heritage Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Wade Davis

Named by the National Geographic Society as one of the Explorers for the Millennium, Dr. Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of sci...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

08Dec2017
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Jim Doak Lecture Series with Mark Lilla

Speaker: Prof. Mark Lilla (Humanities-Columbia University)

Lecture in English followed by Discussion in French and English The May 7 French election has been portrayed in the North American Press as an overwhe...

Location: Spadina Theatre, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

16Jan2018
Anon., “The Field of the Cloth of Gold” c.1545 (detail). Oil on canvas. Royal Collection Trust, U.K.

Renaissance Repasts on the Road: Feeding Nobles During Journeys

Speaker: Prof. Ryan Whibbs

Noble kitchens have long fascinated food historians. During the Renaissance, in particular, many noble and royal households maintained large kitchen d...

Location: Victoria University Senior Common Room, rear of 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

16Jan2018
engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

Eminent Victorians of Toronto - George Gooderham

Speaker: Ian Kyer

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

18Jan2018
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The State Department, University of Utah and the Making of a National University for Ethiopia, 1958 to 1969

Speaker: Manna Duah (Temple University)

Manna Duah, PhD candidate at Temple University, will present her research at a meeting of the Bill Graham Centre Graduate Research Forum. This talk ex...

Location: Room 200, Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

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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