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15Nov2018
Daniel Sargent

Pax Americana: Report from a Work-in-Progress

Speaker: Daniel Sargent

The American World Order is today in crisis. The election of Donald Trump has imperiled the future of the Pax Americana, but Trump's election is not s...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room (SS 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

16Nov2018
Prisoners walking one in front of the other tied together while an officer looks on.

Living to Die, Living as the Dead: On Labor Power and Race in Hokkaido’s Settler Colonialism

Speaker: Prof. Katsuya Hirano (UCLA)

ABSTRACT: My talk advances consideration of the relations between the settler-colonial logic of elimination and the capitalist logic of exploitation t...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

23Nov2018
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Lewis Debassige - From Trudeau to Trudeau

Speaker: Lewis Debassige

Mr. Lewis Debassige is a respected Anishinaabe Elder from M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island (Mnidoo Mnising). He is well known for his wo...

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

23Nov2018
Mahosadha's Cunning and the Cretan Labyrinth

Lecture in the Arts, Histories, Literatures, and Religions of Burma: Mahosadha’s Cunning and the Cretan Labyrinth

Speaker: Dr. Lilian Handlin (Harvard University)

One of the Buddha Gotama’s numerous epithets was opamma kusalo muni – sage skilled in parables, exemplified in his life as Mahosadha.  The re...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place

16Jan2019
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Making ‘Man in the North’: Academic and Military Entanglements in Arctic Science, 1944-49

Speaker: Prof. Matthew Farish (Geography And Planning - UofT)

In the brief period between the final months of World War II and the acceleration of the Cold War at the end of the 1940s, several new scientifically-...

Location: VC 323, 91 Charles St WToronto, ON M5S 1K5

25Jan2019
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Indigenizing New France: Where are we now?

Speaker: Prof. Catherine Desbarats (McGill University)

From whatever subject position we “indigenize”, we are always indigenizing something–something deeply entangled with colonial processes. What ha...

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

28Feb2019
A circle of Russian-Jewish anarchists arrested in Paris in 1907

Utopia's Discontents: Russian Exiles and the Quest for Freedom, 1830-1930

Speaker: Prof. Faith Hillis (Department Of History, University Of Chicago)

Over the course of the long nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of tsarist subjects left the Russian empire and resettled in western and central...

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

12Mar2019
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Segregating Care: "Indian Hospitals" in Canada

Speaker: Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair - Brock University)

Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair, Brock University) will discuss racially segregated hospital care and the history of the so-called “Indian Hosp...

Location: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4W 2G8

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