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19Mar2019
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Creighton Discussion Panel - Global Displacement of Peoples

Speaker: Moderator: Tina Loo

In our Creighton Lecture pre-event, Tina Loo will moderate this discussion panel on the Global Displacement of Peoples. Panelists: Julie MacArthur, Ma...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis conference room (room 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

19Mar2019
Tina Loo

The Annual Creighton Lecture - "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a Good Life in Postwar Canada"

Speaker: Tina Loo, University Of British Columbia

From the 1950s to the 1970s, the Canadian state relocated people, often against their will, so they could fulfill their potential as individuals. Focu...

Location: St. Michael's College, Alumni Hall (room 400), 121 St. Joseph Street

20Mar2019
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Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

Vagantes is North America’s largest graduate-student conference for medieval studies. Since its founding in 2002, Vagantes has nurtured a lively com...

Location: Great Hall of the Centre for Medieval Studies, Lillian Massey Building, 3rd Floor, 125 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

20Mar2019
Battle of Marj Dabiq, Syria, 24 August 1516

A Conquest that Changed an Empire: The Ottoman Military in Syria (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

Speaker: Linda Darling (Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg - Üniversität Bonn And University Of Arizona)

When Selim I conquered Syria in 1516, he changed the Ottoman Empire in more ways than simply adding territory. This lecture discusses the effect of th...

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

21Mar2019
National ID card in Manchukuo

Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

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

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

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

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