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

Past Events: April, 2017

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28Apr2017
Department of History's Grad Journal title, Past Tense.

Wrong and Careless Living History Session: Academic Collaboration

Please join us for our final Wrong and Careless of the semester, “Academic Collaboration” on Friday, 28 April, from 4:30pm-6:30pm at the Fox and F...

Location: Fox and Fiddle Pub, 280 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 3B8

28Apr2017
Photograph of Laurie Bertram, Heidi Bohaker and James Bird.

Exhibit: "Canada By Treaty: Histories of a Negotiated Place"

Canada by Treaty: Histories of a Negotiated Place is a mobile “pop up” exhibit intended to invite viewers to explore treaties as agreements with ...

Location: Map Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

26Apr2017
Olive vines on a green background

The 16th Frederic Alden Warren Lecture - Modern Medicine from Medieval Manuscript

Speaker: Prof. Nicholas Everett (Department Of History; Trinity Fellow)

Ancient and Medieval drugs are often dismissed by modern science as having been little more than placebos when they were not downright dangerous. Yet ...

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

26Apr2017
Old map of Jerusalem

Boundaries: An Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Boundaries range from national boundaries to political boundaries of the public and the private. They are frail, arbitrary, and prone to collapsing in...

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

22Apr2017
Photograph of Professor Elsbeth Heaman.

The 2017 Donald Creighton Lecture: Elsbeth Heaman

Speaker: Professor Elsbeth Heaman, McGill University

Professor Elsbeth Heaman examines the complicated academic and political uses of “civilization” in Canada during the 1860s and their afterlife. Mo...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

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

21Apr2017
Prof. Volker Berghahn giving a talk at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC

Federation and Confederation in Central Europe: Constitutions and Society in the 1860s and Beyond

Speaker: Prof. Volker R. Berghahn (Columbia University)

Volker Berghahn is a historian of German and modern European history at Columbia University. His research interests have included the f...

Location: Campbell Conference Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

19Apr2017
Stockmarket numbers board in multi-colours.

(In)securitization: Themes and Interventions for Understanding our New World of Insecurity

Speaker: Stephen Toope (Director Munk School), Multiple Panelists From The Faculty Of Arts & Science And The Munk School

Has global governance been configured as a project of security, as distinct from earlier concepts of “freedom” or “peace”? What value-systems ...

Location: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

13Apr2017
Image of John Rae, celebrated Arctic explorer

Book Launch: Finding John Rae by Alice Jane Hamilton

Speaker: Alice Jane Hamilton

You are invited to the official book launch of Finding John Rae by author Alice Jane Hamilton, a direct descendant of arctic explorer John Rae. This c...

Location: Upper Library, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

10Apr2017
Canadian troops in the second wave of the attack on Vimy Ridge wait in a trench for the signal to advance.

The Myth of Vimy: War and Peace in Canada

Speaker: Ian McKay (McMaster University)

Join the Toronto Workers' History Project. Workers have fought in wars. Workers have also opposed wars. On April 10th, 2017, we mark the 100th anni...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

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