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08Nov2018
Ngo Dinh Diem votes in 1959

How Democratic Should Vietnam Be?: Anticommunist Nationalists and the Debate on the Constitutional Transition in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), May-December 1955

Speaker: Prof. Nu-Anh Tran (University Of Connecticut)

Abstract: In the eyes of many foreign observers, one of the most puzzling aspects of the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, or South Vietnam) was the continual...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

08Nov2018
Charlotte Gray

Telling Stories in the Age of Historical Amnesia

Speaker: Charlotte Gray

On the evening of Thursday, November 8, acclaimed biographer and historian Charlotte Gray, OC, FRSC, will deliver the 2018 Harold Innis Lecture. Entit...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

16Nov2018
Prisoners walking one in front of the other tied together while an officer looks on.

Living to Die, Living as the Dead: On Labor Power and Race in Hokkaido’s Settler Colonialism

Speaker: Prof. Katsuya Hirano (UCLA)

ABSTRACT: My talk advances consideration of the relations between the settler-colonial logic of elimination and the capitalist logic of exploitation t...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

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
Photo of Mr. Lewis Debassige

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
Image of Prof. Matt Farish

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

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

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