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26Oct2016
Image of the Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant featuring reactors emitting smoke into the sky.

From Nuclear Sovereignty to Algorithmic Governance

Speaker: Prof. Sonja M. Amadae, Senior Research Fellow, Academy Of Finland Center Of Excellence In The Philosophy Of The Social Sciences (TINT), Dept. Of Political And Economic Studies, University Of Helsinki

In Prisoners of Reason I argue that the felt imperatives of nuclear security transformed our understanding of individual and collective action. Indivi...

Location: Room 215, Old Victoria College, 73 Queen Park's Crescent #106, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

28Oct2016
John Bernard Bate

Remembering John Bernard Bate

Speaker: R. Cheran, Francis Cody, Srilata Raman, Sharika Thiranagama, Sidharthan Maunaguru

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

28Oct2016
Vichy regime

How Free France Mattered to Africans, 1940-1943

Speaker: Professor Eric Jennings, Department Of History

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

28Oct2016
Highland food

Wrong and Careless Living History Series: Food Studies and Histories

Professor Daniel Bender, Professor Steve Penfold, postdoc Colleen Hammelman, and graduate students from the Culinaria Research Centre, Sanchia DeSouza...

Location: Fox and the Fiddle Pub, 280 Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON M5S 3B6

31Oct2016
Quebec and the Making of Canada

Quebec and the making of Canada

Part of the Seminar Series on the History of Canadian Confederation A roundtable discussion featuring: Magda Fahrni, Université du Québec à Montré...

Location: Room 335, Instructional Centre, University of Toronto Mississauga, 1599 Outer Circle, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

01Nov2016
Québec

Does Quebec Matter?

A Roundtable Discussion on History, Historians, and Place. Speakers: Magda Fahrni (UQAM) Jarrett Rudy (McGill) Nicolas Kenny (SFU) Magda Fahrni teache...

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

02Nov2016
Solomon Hailemariam Erba

How literacy has in historical terms distinguished Ethiopia from all other regions of sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Solomon Hailemariam Erba, President Of PEN Ethiopia, 2008-2015

Location: Room 363, Bladen Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

02Nov2016
Kim Scheppele

Cecil A. Wright Memorial Lecture - "The End of the End of History"

Speaker: Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor Of Sociology And International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School And University Center For Human Values, Princeton University

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama pronounced the “end of history” when it seemed that the world was moving toward a consens...

Location: Room J140, Jackman Law Building, 78 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5

03Nov2016
Experimental Tamil theatre

Acting Up: Gender and Activist Theatre in India

Speaker: A. Mangai

A conversation with A. Mangai led by Nandi Bhatia. Mangai is a Feminist Theatre Director and Professor of English, Stella Maris College, Chennai, Indi...

Location: Room 160, Arts and Administration Building, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4

08Nov2016
Empires and the Idea of Culture

Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Empires and the Idea of Culture

Speaker: Prof. Jordan Sand, Georgetown University

The word “culture” in English today gestures toward two distinct ideas: one of a universal hierarchy of values, embodied in canons of art and lite...

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

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