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11Sep2017
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When Sonia Met Boris: Stories of Love and Family in Stalin’s Soviet Union

Speaker: Anna Shternshis, Doris Bergen, Ato Quayson, Psoy Korolenko

The Soviet Union went through war, destruction and chaos in the 1940s and the early 1950s. But for many of its citizens, this time was the prime of th...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100, 170 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5

25Sep2017
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The Cultural Contexts of Indigeneity in Southeast Asia

Speaker: Oona Paredes (Assistant Professor In The Department Of Southeast Asian Studies At The National University Of Singapore)

Over the past century, ‘indigenous’ as a political concept has become internationalized and, more recently, has risen in vogue as environmental pr...

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

28Sep2017
Students sitting outside Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto.

Mixed Motives and Irregularities: Libya, Syria, and the Responsibility to Protect

Speaker: John Summerfield

At the Graduate Research Forum of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, John Summerfield (Royal Military College of Canada) w...

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

28Sep2017
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Film Memories of the Great War

Speaker: Prof. Brian Jacobson (UofT - Cinema Studies And History)

This lecture is part of a series of film screenings devoted to the First World War. The lecture will deal with the visions of the Great War as seen by...

Location: Alliance française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

30Sep2017
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The Allied Landing in Provence, August 15, 1944

Speaker: Jean Sarraméa

Lecture by historian and professor Jean Sarraméa and exhibition showcasing more than twenty panels of historical documents and testimonies related to...

Location: Alliance française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

06Oct2017
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Conquest and Community: Historical Writing in Troubled Times

Speaker: Dr. Shahid Amin (A.M. Khwaja Chair At Jamia Millia University-New Delhi; Visiting Professor Of History-Columbia University), Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis (Emerita Princeton University & University Of Toronto); Prof. Rosalind O'Hanlon (University Of Oxford)

The fourth biennial conference on South Asian religions (CSAR) is proud to announce a special roundtable discussion titled “Conquest and Communit...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100, 170 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5

06Oct2017
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The Place of the Baltic in the French Atlantic Empire

Speaker: Prof. Pernille Roge (French Colonial History - University Of Pittsburgh)

This talk explores ways in which the Baltic region enabled the rise and consolidation of the French colonial empire in the Americas. The Baltic, a sup...

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

10Oct2017
Harvesting Freedom Campaign, Parliament Hill, 2016

Good Enough to Work, Good Enough to Stay: Migrant Workers in Toronto and Canada

While characterized as "temporary" foreign workers, migrant workers have been a permanent part of Canadian workforces and communities for decades. The...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

12Oct2017
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Fascist Empire Cinema: From History to Film and Back Again

Speaker: Prof. Ruth Ben-Ghiat (New York University)

What are the challenges of doing interdisciplinary work? Drawing on her experiences in coming to film studies as a historian, Ruth Ben-Ghiat will brin...

Location: Room EM119, Emmanuel College, 75 Queen’s Park Crescent East, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

23Oct2017
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Graduate Workshop: Faire de l’histoire est-il anachronique ?

Speaker: Sophie Wahnich

« Faire de l’histoire est-il anachronique ? À propos d’un travail sur le 17 juillet 1791 réalisé avec Dominique Cabrera. » Les disciplines co...

Location: Room 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

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