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16Nov2017
The last scene from the play “Akif Bey” by Namık Kemal

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies

Speaker: Milena Methodieva (University Of Toronto)

Title: Theatre, Cultural Reform and Patriotism: Staging Namık Kemal in post-Ottoman Bulgaria (1878-1908) Abstract: With the advent of the Hamid...

Location: NMC Conference Room, 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

27Nov2017
Movilización mujeres contra la guerra 2002 copia

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Women Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

Presentations by leading women human rights advocates from Latin America, discussing gender perspective on attacks against social activists, journalis...

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

29Nov2017
Image from the book Qazaqlik, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs

Qazaqlik, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs

Speaker: Joo-Yup Lee

The first book to comprehensively cover the emergence of Kazakh identities within the broader cultural and political context of Central Eurasia. Avoid...

Location: NMC Conference Room, Bancroft Building 200B, 4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

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

15Feb2018
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Ottoman Timariot Cavalry in its 17th-Cen. Twilight: A Resilient or “Zombie” Institution?

Speaker: Victor Ostapchuk

SEMINAR IN OTTOMAN AND TURKISH STUDIES It has long been received wisdom that the Ottoman institution of the timar (“fief/benefice/prebend”)—w...

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

28Feb2018
Image of Professor Takashi Fujitani

The Director’s Cut: A Historian Examines the Asia-Pacific Through the Lens of Cinema

Speaker: Prof. Takashi Fujitani (University Of Toronto)

This research seminar series is brought to you by The Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union (CASSU), and aims to provide a forum for students who s...

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

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

08Mar2018
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Conceiving Hunger in the Soviet Union at War: Between Heroism and Humiliation

Speaker: Rebecca Manley

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

14Mar2018
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Child Victims and Female Perpetrators: Dealing with the Nazi Murder of Disabled Children in Ukraine after WWII

Speaker: Tanja Penter (University Of Heidelberg)

Location: Room 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

28Mar2018
Yanar Taş/Taksiarches Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

Building Greek Orthodox Christian Churches in Late Ottoman Cappadocia

Speaker: Tom Papademetriou (Stockton University)

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies series The talk explores how Greek Orthodox communities from villages in the region of Kayseri attempted to ...

Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E5

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