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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

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

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

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

15Feb2018
Picture of Michael De Groot

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

06Mar2018
5 men in traditional dress in Tokyo

Re-Storying Indigenous Geographies: A Story of Urban Ainu Migration in Comparative Context

Speaker: Prof. Mark Watson (Concordia University)

In recent years, the task of “restorying” has been identified as an important strategy in making space for the counternarratives of the nation-sta...

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

06Mar2018
engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Casimir Gzowski

Speaker: Viv Nelles

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

12Mar2018
Two Landsknechts with Four Cannons

Shakespeare and Ecological Modernity: Wood, Glass, Gunpowder

Speaker: Prof. Randall Martin (University Of New Brunswick)

This talk will consider how Shakes¬peare connects early modern envi¬ron¬mental history to ecological crises in the Anthropocene. The origins of som...

Location: Senior Common Room, Victoria College, (rear of), 93 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

15Mar2018
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‘The Biggest Victory for the Contras, Yet’: Hurricane Joan and the Cold War Debate over Natural Disaster Relief Aid

Speaker: Andrew Brown (Texas A&M University)

Andrew Brown, a PhD candidate at Texas A&M University, will present his research at a meeting of the Bill Graham Centre Graduate Research Forum. O...

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

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