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21Mar2019
National ID card in Manchukuo

Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

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

22Mar2019
Cover photo features Li Maizi and Wei Tingting of the Feminist Five, with activist Xiao Meili, taking part in a 2012 protest, Beijing

The Feminist Awakening in China

Speaker: Dr. Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The ...

Location: Boardroom (B115), Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 315 Bloor Street West

25Mar2019
Cover of the book Sanitized Sex by Robert Kramm

Sex and Power in Occupied Japan

Speaker: Robert Kramm (Post-doctoral Fellow In The Society Of Fellows In The Humanities; Department Of History - University Of Hong Kong)

Based on Robert Kramm's book Sanitized Sex, the talk will discuss the various attempts to sanitize sexuality through the regulation of prostitution, v...

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

28Mar2019
Image of Prof. Diana Taylor

Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies

Speaker: Professor Diana Taylor

The Annual Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies is a year-end event named for the University Professor and the founding director ...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C7

29Mar2019
Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine

Mavkas in the Room: Silences, Denials, Discomforts in East European History

Unlike the more notable elephant, whose sheer size is a marker of problems parties refuse to discuss, the Mavka hints at other kinds of silences in fa...

Location: 108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

29Mar2019
Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People

Defending the Liberal Revolution in France: The Legislative Assembly and the Demise of the Constitution of 1791

Speaker: William Cormack

On 1 October 1791, the French Legislative Assembly convened in Paris, initiating the constitutional regime that revolutionaries in 1789 had committed ...

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

29Mar2019
Manuscripts in Bengali and Arabic Scripts

Cosmogony and Literacy in the Bengali “Book of Light”

Speaker: Prof. Thibaut D'Hubert (Department Of South Asian Languages And Civilizations - University Of Chicago)

THE ANNUAL BENGAL STUDIES LECTURE Once considered the “primordial source of all books” and a proxy for the Qurʾān itself, the Persian and Ben...

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

04Apr2019
Logo for the unmasked exhibition

Unmasked Exhibition Opening

Join us for the exhibition opening of Unmasked. The exhibit highlights the 16th-century craft of mask-making rarely seen today. It pays tribute to the...

Location: Lobby of the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St George St. Toronto

08Apr2019
Shoes on the Danube Bank

Annual Wolfe Chair Lecture in Holocaust Studies: The Holocaust in Hungary 75 Years Later: Experience, Memory, Analysis

A panel discussion featuring: Livia Prince, Ferenc Laczó,  Judith Szapor. Moderated by: Doris Bergen Reception preceding the event at 3 p...

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

24Apr2019
Charles de Gaulle in a BBC studio in London, June 1940

Julian Jackson: Interpreting De Gaulle

Speaker: Prof. Julian Jackson (Queen Mary University)

In the early summer of 1940, when France was overrun by German troops, one junior general who had fought in the trenches in Verdun refused to accept d...

Location: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

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