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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

08Nov2017
engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Lecture on Robert Baldwin

Speaker: Robert Fraser

The History Department is pleased to announce a new Special Lecture series, “Eminent Victorians of Toronto.” This new lecture series was the pr...

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

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

10Nov2017
Silhouettes of people standing in front of an art installation of small images.

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

Speaker: Prof. Sioban Nelson (former Dean Of Nursing; Vice-Provost - Academic Pgms / Faculty And Academic Life)

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

Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1C7

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

16Nov2017
The last scene from the play “Akif Bey” by Namık Kemal

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies

Speaker: Milena Methodieva (University Of Toronto)

Title: Theatre, Cultural Reform and Patriotism: Staging Namık Kemal in post-Ottoman Bulgaria (1878-1908) Abstract: With the advent of the Hamid...

Location: NMC Conference Room, 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

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
Anthropology Buuilding at the University of Toronto

Worlding as Decolonization

Speaker: Dr. Kelly Gillespie (Senior Lecturer At The Dept. Of Anthropology-University Of Witwatersrand-South Africa)

Location: Room AP 246, Dept. of Anthropology, 19 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S2

30Nov2017
Piero della Francesca, “Finding the True Cross” from the cycle “The Legend of the True Cross” (1452–1456). Basilica of San Francesco, Arezzo

The Cross, the Medici, and the Jews

Speaker: Prof. Gianni Cicali

The Medici family had a particular devo¬tion to the Holy Cross of Jesus. One mem¬ber of the family even wrote a long sacred play based on the legend...

Location: Room 406, Carr Hall, 100 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

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

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