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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

17Jan2019
Large ship in a shipyard

A Seascape of Power: Turkish Energy Infrastructures in Africa (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

Speaker: Prof. Gökçe Günel (University Of Arizona)

Abstract: Many countries around the world are having difficulty in meeting rising power demands, and employ quick energy generation mechanisms to sati...

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

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
Prison Sign in Uganda

Carceral Modernities: Prison Officers and Professionalism in Postcolonial Uganda

Speaker: Dr. Katherine Bruce-Lockhart (SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow In The Department Of Historical Studies At UTM And The Jackman Humanities Institute)

Description: From the forts used to hold slaves prior to crossing the Atlantic to the iconic moment of Nelson Mandela’s release from Robben Island, ...

Location: Room 2053, Wilson Hall, New College, 40 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C6

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

30Jan2019

CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

Speaker: Karen Ruffle

We are delighted to announce the creation of the Colonialism and Empire Working Group (CEWG), an interdisciplinary workshop organized by faculty from ...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318, 262 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8

04Feb2019
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Labour and the State in Quebec History: A discussion with Martin Petitclerc

Speaker: Martin Petitclerc

A Discussion with Martin Petitclerc, UQAM, about his new book (co-authored with Martin Robert): Grève et paix. Une histoire des lois speciales au Qu...

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

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

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