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


20 Oct 2016

Book launch with Ester Reiter: A Future Without Hate or Need

Speaker: Ester Reiter, School Of Gender, Sexuality And Women’s Studies, York University

A Future Without Hate or Need brings to life the rich and multi-layered lives of a dissident political community.  Many of the women in this secular ...

Location: 12th Floor, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

20 Oct 2016

The Bays - Advancing Sydney's Global Competitiveness through Waterfront Renewal

Speaker: David Pitchford, The Chief Executive UrbanGrowth NSW

Portia Maier, Consul-General and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Australia will make the introductory remarks. Sydney and Toronto share re...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

21 Oct 2016

Dawn Of The Vinelords: Wine And Capitalism In Colonial Algeria

Speaker: Owen White, Associate Professor, Department Of History, University Of Delaware

In the late nineteenth century wine production took off in French-ruled Algeria, to such an extent that for most of the following century this Muslim-...

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

24 Oct 2016

Distinguished Lecture: Voltaire And The Radical Enlightenment

Speaker: Nicholas Cronk, Director, Voltaire Foundation; Professor Of French Literature, Oxford University

Nicholas Cronk is a leading scholar of French Enlightenment thought. As director of the Voltaire Foundation (Oxford) and a a General Editor of the Com...

Location: Alumni Hall, Old Victoria College (Room 112), 73 Queen Park's Crescent #106, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

26 Oct 2016

A New History Of Vietnam? Questions Of Colonialism, Collaboration, And Periodization

Speaker: Christopher Goscha, Associate Professor, Université Du Québec à Montréal

It has never been easy to write the history of Vietnam. This small country’s role in one of the most violent wars of decolonization of the 20th cent...

Location: Room 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

26 Oct 2016

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

28 Oct 2016

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

28 Oct 2016

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

31 Oct 2016

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

01 Nov 2016

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