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01Feb2017
Tim Walker

The Circulation of Medical Knowledge in the Portuguese Colonial World: Assimilation, Codification, and Dissemination of Indigenous Healing Practices through Ethno-Botanical Manuscripts (16th-18th centuries)

Speaker: Prof. Timothy Walker (Dept. Of History, University Of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)

This presentation will examine how that transfer and diffusion of medical knowledge occurred by focusing on descriptive ethno-botanical texts produced...

Location: Room 215, Victoria College, 2nd Floor, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

03Feb2017
Behind Closed Doors

Peace, Conflict and Justice Conference 2017 - Behind Closed Doors: Trafficking Labour, Sex and Art

Speaker: Michele Clark, Bonnie Czegledi, Jacqui Linder, Antonela Arhin, Shelley Gilbert

Behind Closed Doors will shed light on modern day slavery and the trafficking of cultural legacies — two issues whose human and economic impact cann...

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

07Feb2017
Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: Confederation and Treaties - Prof. Heidi Bohaker

Speaker: Prof. Heidi Bohaker, Associate Professor, Department Of History, U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

Location: Room 2098, Sidney Smithy Hall, 100 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

09Feb2017
Otto Dix

When Warriors Turn: Nationalism and the Meaning of the Great War in Ernst Jünger, Käthe Kollwitz, and Otto Dix

Speaker: Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University

Helmut Walser Smith is a historian of modern Germany with particular interests in the history of nation-building and nationalism, religious history, a...

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

10Feb2017
A crowd of people protest against Donald Trump on Figueroa Street, downtown Los Angeles.

Bordering Injustice: How Should We Respond to Trump's Ban?

Please join us for an emergency town hall forum to address urgent questions regarding the US Executive Order (the so-called ‘Muslim Ban’) and its ...

Location: Moot Court (J250), Faculty of Law , 78 Queen’s Park

13Feb2017
Esther Schor

Zamenhof, Esperanto and the Hillelist Covenant

Speaker: Prof. Esther Schor (Department Of English, Princeton University)

Granovksy-Gluskin Graduate Collaborative Program Lecture L. L. Zamenhof, the inventor of Esperanto, claimed that his Judaism strongly motivated him to...

Location: Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5

13Feb2017
Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History

Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History (Monthly Meeting of the Toronto Workers' History Project)

Speaker: Bryan Palmer (Trent University), Gaétan Héroux (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty)

Toronto’s Poor reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people’s resistance. It details how the homeless, the unemployed, and the...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St., Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

10Mar2017
The Virgin and Child with the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, late 15th-early 16th century. Tempera on parchment. Gospel manuscript from the Monastery of Gunda Gunde (Tigray, Ethiopia)

Medieval Ethiopia: A Colloquium

Speaker: Wendy Belcher (Princeton), Gianfrancesco Lusini (Naples), Samantha Kelly (Rutgers), Habtamu Tegegne (Rutgers)

Opening Plenary Friday, March 10, 2017 (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm) Columba Stewart, OSB (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library): "The Pioneering Work of th...

Location: Room 100, Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, St. Michael's College, 121 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C2

14Mar2017
Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: "The Irish Origins of Canadian Confederation: A Slightly Twisted Perspective" (Prof. David Wilson)

Speaker: Prof. David Wilson, Professor, Department Of History, U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

Location: Room 2098, Sidney Smithy Hall, 100 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

14Mar2017
Jill Lepore event postponed

Postponed: Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper: F. E. L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas

Speaker: Jill Lepore (David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor Of American History At Harvard University)

Professor Jill Lepore David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History  Harvard University The End of Knowledge M̶a̶r̶c̶h̶ ̶1̶4̶,̶ ̶...

Location: Room 140, University College, 15 King's College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7

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