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02Nov2016
Solomon Hailemariam Erba

How literacy has in historical terms distinguished Ethiopia from all other regions of sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Solomon Hailemariam Erba, President Of PEN Ethiopia, 2008-2015

Location: Room 363, Bladen Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

02Nov2016
Kim Scheppele

Cecil A. Wright Memorial Lecture - "The End of the End of History"

Speaker: Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor Of Sociology And International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School And University Center For Human Values, Princeton University

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama pronounced the “end of history” when it seemed that the world was moving toward a consens...

Location: Room J140, Jackman Law Building, 78 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5

03Nov2016
Experimental Tamil theatre

Acting Up: Gender and Activist Theatre in India

Speaker: A. Mangai

A conversation with A. Mangai led by Nandi Bhatia. Mangai is a Feminist Theatre Director and Professor of English, Stella Maris College, Chennai, Indi...

Location: Room 160, Arts and Administration Building, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4

06Nov2016
Northumberland Learning Connection

Hillary, Donald and the US

Speaker: Michael Enright, Host Of CBC Radio One's "The Sunday Edition", And Robert Bothwell, Professor Of International Relations, Munk School Of Global Affairs

Two days before the US election, listen and ask how Canada will be affected by who moves into the White House. Speakers: Michael Enright, host of CBC ...

Location: St. Mark's Church, 51 King Street, Port Hope, ON L1A 2R6

08Nov2016
Empires and the Idea of Culture

Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Empires and the Idea of Culture

Speaker: Prof. Jordan Sand, Georgetown University

The word “culture” in English today gestures toward two distinct ideas: one of a universal hierarchy of values, embodied in canons of art and lite...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

09Nov2016
EU Policing of Minorities and the the Refugee Situation

EU Policing of Minorities and the Refugee Situation

Speaker: Dr. Joachim Kersten

Location: Room 701, South Ross, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

09Nov2016
Lilia Topouzova - Workshop

Workshop: Intersection of Academic Research and Documentary Film Practices; Screening: "kiskisiwin/remembering"

Speaker: Lilia Topouzova, Martha Stiegman, Jesse Thistle

This interdisciplinary workshop examines the interactions between documentary filmmaking and scholarly inquiry. Participants will scrutinize the ways ...

Location: 305 York Lanes, 4700 Keele Street,Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

10Nov2016
Humans, Animals, and Nazis

Humans, Animals, and Nazis: The Berlin Zoo in German History

Speaker: Professor Gary Bruce, University Of Waterloo

In 1943, fierce aerial bombardment razed the Berlin zoo and killed most of its animals. But only two months after the war’s end, Berliners had alrea...

Location: Room 102, Old Victoria College Building, 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

10Nov2016
Prison gates in Cambodia

What Do Germans Talk About When They Talk About Genocide?

Speaker: Andrew I. Port, Professor Of History, Wayne State University

In this lecture, Wayne State University's Andrew I. Port presents his current project – “What Germans Talk About When They Talk About Genocide” ...

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

11Nov2016
WW1 Plane

Magnificent Men (and Women) in their Flying Machines: A New Approach to Exhibiting the First World War Air War

Speaker: Nic Clarke, Historian At The Canadian War Museum And Author Of "Unwanted Warriors: The Rejected Volunteers Of The Canadian Expeditionary Force," UBC Press, 2015.

This presentation discusses the Canadian War Museum’s current special exhibition Deadly Skies – Air War 1914-1918. In particular, it highlights ho...

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

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