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21Nov2018
Young Ottomans: Şinasi, Namık Kemal, Ziya Paşa, Ebüzziya Tevfik, Recaizade Ekrem

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies (SOTS)

Speaker: Prof. Evren Altinkas (University Of Guelph)

Evren Altinkas, University of Guelph Title: “Ottoman Intellectuals and Patronage Relations with the State: When the Bourgeoisie Is Not There!” ...

Location: Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

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

30Nov2018
General de Gaulle giving a speech in Quebec

De Gaulle, Quebec and Canada: A Historiographic Review 50 Years Later

Speaker: Magali Deleuze (Royal Military College Of Canada)

Please note that this event is held in French. Il y a 50 ans, lorsque de Gaulle a crié à Montréal “Vive le Québec libre”, il a semé la conste...

Location: Munk, 108N, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

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

23Jan2019
Feral Goats in Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Research Seminar with UBC Prof. Jessica Wang, "Animals, Governance, and American Globalism"

Speaker: Prof. Jessica Wang (U.S. History At The University Of British Columbia)

“Animals, Governance, and American Globalism: Biological Management and Territorial Rule in Early Twentieth-Century Hawai’i.” Abstract: In the e...

Location: Victoria College, Room 303 (3rd floor, Commons Room), 73 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7

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

06Feb2019
Hand drawn reconstruction of a computer proof in geometry, 1967.

Making Up Minds: Computing and Proof in the Postwar United States

Speaker: Prof. Stephanie Dick (University Of Pennsylvania)

Abstract: “Computers ought to produce in the long run some fundamental change in the nature of all mathematical activity.” These words, penned in ...

Location: Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7

07Feb2019
The Burmese Beauties

Colonial Secularism, Buddhism and the Continuing Violence of Burmese Women's ‘Freedom’

Speaker: Prof. Alicia Turner (Department Of Humanities And Religious Studies-York University)

Abstract: The idea that Burmese women enjoy greater freedom than either their Asian or European counterparts has been a persistent theme in both Br...

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

14Feb2019
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Populism and the Contemporary Human Condition

Speaker: Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (Lecturer - Yale Jackson School Of Global Affairs)

Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins Lecturer, Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs (http://jackson.yale.edu/person/daniel-steinmetz-jenkins/) Most explanations ...

Location: Suite 530, 170 St. George St.

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