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

Events

27Mar2017
Old doors

Anxieties in Conflict: The Tale of Anna del Monte

Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Stow (Jewish History, University Of Haifa)

Kenneth Stow’s latest book, Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions recounts the experience of an eightee...

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

29Mar2017
Orange and green monument, green trees

Red Africa: Affective Communities and the Cold War

Speaker: Mark Nash (Independent Curator And Writer)

Contemporary artists' response to the legacy of cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries during the Cold War. Fol...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

31Mar2017
17th Century map of the Baltic Sea

The Place of the Baltic in the French Atlantic Empire

Speaker: Prof. Pemille Roge (French Colonial History-University Of Pittsburgh

This talk explores ways in which the Baltic region enabled the rise and consolidation of the French colonial empire in the Americas. The Baltic, a sup...

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

03Apr2017
Collier's magazine image of Man and the Atom.

The World Must Choose International Control: Atomic Public Education in 1940s New York City

Speaker: Katie Davis

Central to addressing the problem of international control of atomic energy in the early Cold War was the work of United Nations Atomic Energy Commiss...

Location: Room LA200, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

03Apr2017
A man being arrested by a group of men.

Jewish Honor Courts: The Quest for Retribution in the Postwar Jewish World

Speaker: Laura Jockusch

In the wake of the Second World War, despite the urgent demands of daily existence, people across Europe concerned themselves with issues of justice. ...

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

04Apr2017
Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada - Prof. Brian Gettler

Speaker: Prof. Brian Gettler, Assistant Professor, Department Of Historical Studies (UTM), U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

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

04Apr2017
Blue, white, and red background, the France flag, 2017 Election Presidentielle

The Making of a President and the Unmaking of Political Parties: France 2017

Speaker: Arthur Goldhammer

This year’s French presidential election will have a decisive influence on the future of France and Europe. The outcome could determine whether Fran...

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

05Apr2017
British Soldiers and Iroquois men surrounding General James Wolfe on the battlefield as he dies

Who's Afraid of General Wolfe? Adventures in Archives and Authorship

Speaker: Kathleen Winter (Author), Peter MacLeod (Author)

Please join us at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library where Kathleen Winter, author of Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage, a...

Location: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1A5

07Apr2017
Black and white image of Enver Pasha in military attire

Rebel, Ruler, Renegade – The Life of Enver Pasha (1881-1922) - Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies

Speaker: Prof. Michael Reynolds (Princeton University)

Described by the Washington Herald in 1915 as “the most fascinating figure” of World War I, Enver Pasha has long been regarded as one of the most ...

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

22Apr2017
A pencil drawing of the Fathers of Canadian Confederation gathering in a meeting room.

The Other 60s: A Decade That Shaped Canada and the World

In order to mark the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, on Saturday 22 April 2017 the Department of History will be hosting a day-long conference tit...

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

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