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22Mar2019
Cover photo features Li Maizi and Wei Tingting of the Feminist Five, with activist Xiao Meili, taking part in a 2012 protest, Beijing

The Feminist Awakening in China

Speaker: Dr. Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The ...

Location: Boardroom (B115), Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 315 Bloor Street West

25Mar2019
Cover of the book Sanitized Sex by Robert Kramm

Sex and Power in Occupied Japan

Speaker: Robert Kramm (Post-doctoral Fellow In The Society Of Fellows In The Humanities; Department Of History - University Of Hong Kong)

Based on Robert Kramm's book Sanitized Sex, the talk will discuss the various attempts to sanitize sexuality through the regulation of prostitution, v...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

26Mar2019
Kemālpashazāde. 16th-cen. miniature from Āşık Çelebi biographical dictionary (Meşāʿirü'ş-Şuʿarā)

What is Ottoman Historiography? Competing and Converging Historical Narratives in 15th- and Early 16th-Century Rumeli (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

Speaker: Delyan Rusev (University Of Sofia/University Of Chicago)

In the first decade of the 16th century, the historian Kemālpashazāde (d.1534) composed an elaborate History of the Ottoman Dynasty, in which he inc...

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

27Mar2019
An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948.

Family Archives: Photography and Empire

Speaker: Dr. Munira Khayyat (American University Of Cairo), Dr. Kevin Coleman (University Of Toronto)

All faculty and graduate students are invited to join students in Dr. Natalie Rothman's graduate seminar on Global History of the Archives as they wel...

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

27Mar2019

CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

Speaker: Karen Ruffle

We are delighted to announce the creation of the Colonialism and Empire Working Group (CEWG), an interdisciplinary workshop organized by faculty from ...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318, 262 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8

28Mar2019
Millard Sheets, sketch of Monument to Democracy for San Pedro, 1954

Multicultural Visions in Postwar Los Angeles: The ‘Monument to Democracy

Speaker: Prof. Russell Kazal

In September 1952, one of Los Angeles’ leading white liberals unveiled his vision of a multiracial democracy:  a plaster model of a proposed 48...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

29Mar2019
Ryerson University

‘Arab Theory’ and the 20th-century German Intellectual Tradition

Speaker: Prof. Jens Hanssen (Arab Civilization, Middle Eastern, And Mediterranean History - UofT)

What fascinated and haunted Farah Antun so much about Friedrich Nietzsche that he dedicated a series of newspaper articles to introduce this philosoph...

Location: RCC 223 (Rogers Communications Centre), 80 Gould St, Toronto, ON M5B 2M7

29Mar2019
Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine

Mavkas in the Room: Silences, Denials, Discomforts in East European History

Unlike the more notable elephant, whose sheer size is a marker of problems parties refuse to discuss, the Mavka hints at other kinds of silences in fa...

Location: 108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

29Mar2019
Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People

Defending the Liberal Revolution in France: The Legislative Assembly and the Demise of the Constitution of 1791

Speaker: William Cormack

On 1 October 1791, the French Legislative Assembly convened in Paris, initiating the constitutional regime that revolutionaries in 1789 had committed ...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

08Apr2019
Shoes on the Danube Bank

Annual Wolfe Chair Lecture in Holocaust Studies: The Holocaust in Hungary 75 Years Later: Experience, Memory, Analysis

A panel discussion featuring: Livia Prince, Ferenc Laczó,  Judith Szapor. Moderated by: Doris Bergen Reception preceding the event at 3 p...

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

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