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08Nov2017
Portrait of Françoise de Graffigny (1695-1758)

Madame de Graffigny and the 18th Century Post Office

Speaker: David Smith

Joint French History Seminar Overview: After some general observations on the functioning of the eighteenth-century post-office, I first interpret thr...

Location: Room 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

10Nov2017
Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

The Price of Hospitality: An Indian Traveler in Revolutionary France

Speaker: Prof. Rahul Markovits (Ecole Normale Supérieure In Paris)

In April 1793, two Indian travelers from Gujarat landed in Marseilles. The son of the nawab of Broach and his attendant, they were heading for England...

Location: Room 108N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

11Nov2017
Image of the Medical Sciences Building at the University of Toronto

(IM)MATERIAL CULTURE: Health History Collections in a Digital Era

A part of the University of Toronto’s Sesquicentennial Commemorations and hosted by the University of Toronto’s Health History Partnership (http:/...

Location: C. David Naylor Student Commons, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

22Nov2017
Image of hands craving a moose.

Dialogue on Intangible Heritage Symposium

Join the Ontario Heritage Trust as we explore the preservation of living expressions of our identity. Practitioners, proponents and stakeholders from ...

Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7

24Nov2017
Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

Policing the Media in the French Revolution

Speaker: Prof. Jane McLeod (Associate Professor Of History-Brock University)

Jane McLeod is associate professor of history at Brock University. She is the author of Licensing Loyalty: Printers, Patrons and the State in Early Mo...

Location: oom 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

07Dec2017
Image of Wade Davis a Canadian Anthropologist

Intangible Cultural Heritage Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Wade Davis

Named by the National Geographic Society as one of the Explorers for the Millennium, Dr. Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of sci...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

08Dec2017
Image of Mark Lilla

Jim Doak Lecture Series with Mark Lilla

Speaker: Prof. Mark Lilla (Humanities-Columbia University)

Lecture in English followed by Discussion in French and English The May 7 French election has been portrayed in the North American Press as an overwhe...

Location: Spadina Theatre, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

26Jan2018
Marshall Pétain inspecting the leaders of the youth camp in the forties

Feeding France's Outcasts: Rationing in Vichy's Internment Camps, 1940-1944

Speaker: Laurie Drake

During the Second World War, France established a rationing system that attempted to provide a minimum of food to each of its citizens. It is generall...

Location: Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

09Feb2018
The Olympic rings symbol and Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee

Sport and the French: An Erratic Trajectory from Du Guesclin to Coubertin

Speaker: John McClelland

Pierre de Coubertin’s revival of the ancient Olympics was part of his larger program to reform the French educational system in imitation of the Eng...

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

13Feb2018
Portrait of Leonora Galigai

Punishing Remains: Performing Witch Archives, Decriminalizing Witchcraft

Speaker: Prof. VK Preston (University Of Toronto)

The 1618 trial of Leonora Galigaï, along with her husband’s memory, was accompanied by fantastical political defamation. This talk on damnatio memo...

Location: Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

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