The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

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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

Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

Policing the Media in the French Revolution

Speaker: Prof. Jane McLeod (Associate Professor Of History-Brock University)

Jane McLeod is associate professor of history at Brock University. She is the author of Licensing Loyalty: Printers, Patrons and the State in Early Mo...

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

Movilización mujeres contra la guerra 2002 copia

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Women Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

Presentations by leading women human rights advocates from Latin America, discussing gender perspective on attacks against social activists, journalis...

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

James F. Byrnes, Harry S. Truman, and Henry A. Wallace attend the funeral of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Paying Lip Service to Peace: Public Dissent and Foreign Policymaking in the Early Cold War

Speaker: Katie Davis Ph.D. Candidate (Department Of History, University Of Toronto)

In 1946, Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace wrote with concern to President Harry Truman over the direction of postwar US foreign policy. With the co...

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

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