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03Apr2017
Collier's magazine image of Man and the Atom.

The World Must Choose International Control: Atomic Public Education in 1940s New York City

Speaker: Katie Davis

Central to addressing the problem of international control of atomic energy in the early Cold War was the work of United Nations Atomic Energy Commiss...

Location: Room LA200, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

03Apr2017
A man being arrested by a group of men.

Jewish Honour Courts: The Quest for Retribution in the Postwar Jewish World

Speaker: Laura Jockusch

In the wake of the Second World War, despite the urgent demands of daily existence, people across Europe concerned themselves with issues of justice. ...

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

04Apr2017
Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada - Prof. Brian Gettler

Speaker: Prof. Brian Gettler, Assistant Professor, Department Of Historical Studies (UTM), U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

Location: Room 2098, Sidney Smithy Hall, 100 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

04Apr2017
Blue, white, and red background, the France flag, 2017 Election Presidentielle

The Making of a President and the Unmaking of Political Parties: France 2017

Speaker: Arthur Goldhammer

This year’s French presidential election will have a decisive influence on the future of France and Europe. The outcome could determine whether Fran...

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

13Apr2017
Image of John Rae, celebrated Arctic explorer

Book Launch: Finding John Rae by Alice Jane Hamilton

Speaker: Alice Jane Hamilton

You are invited to the official book launch of Finding John Rae by author Alice Jane Hamilton, a direct descendant of arctic explorer John Rae. This c...

Location: Upper Library, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

21Apr2017
Prof. Volker Berghahn giving a talk at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC

Federation and Confederation in Central Europe: Constitutions and Society in the 1860s and Beyond

Speaker: Prof. Volker R. Berghahn (Columbia University)

Volker Berghahn is a historian of German and modern European history at Columbia University. His research interests have included the f...

Location: Campbell Conference Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

22Apr2017
A pencil drawing of the Fathers of Canadian Confederation gathering in a meeting room.

The Other 60s: A Decade That Shaped Canada and the World

In order to mark the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, on Saturday 22 April 2017 the Department of History will be hosting a day-long conference tit...

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

22Apr2017
Photograph of Professor Elsbeth Heaman.

The 2017 Donald Creighton Lecture: Elsbeth Heaman

Speaker: Professor Elsbeth Heaman, McGill University

Professor Elsbeth Heaman examines the complicated academic and political uses of “civilization” in Canada during the 1860s and their afterlife. Mo...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

26Apr2017
Old map of Jerusalem

Boundaries: An Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Boundaries range from national boundaries to political boundaries of the public and the private. They are frail, arbitrary, and prone to collapsing in...

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

26Apr2017
Olive vines on a green background

The 16th Frederic Alden Warren Lecture - Modern Medicine from Medieval Manuscript

Speaker: Prof. Nicholas Everett (Department Of History; Trinity Fellow)

Ancient and Medieval drugs are often dismissed by modern science as having been little more than placebos when they were not downright dangerous. Yet ...

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

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