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

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17Oct2019
Arkhangai province, Mongolia

The Refugium in Eurasian History and its Spatiality

Speaker: Victor Ostapchuk

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: The term refugium—yet to be properly defined—has been used by scholars to denote areas where s...

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

18Oct2019
Etching of a Dutch trading ship by Wenceslaus Hollar

"We have borrowed also from the French, and they I think from the Spaniards": National Lessons from Navigation History

Speaker: Prof. Margaret E. Schotte (History At York University)

Early modern Europeans were preoccupied with the problem of safely crossing the oceans. Such trips—for trade, war, and colonial expansion—could en...

Location: Room 108N, Munk School, 1 Devonshire Place

24Oct2019

Bringing war into everyday: re-education of society in postwar Soviet Estonia

Speaker: Aigi Rahi-Tamm

Several historians have called the 20th century a century of war. The Estonian people had to participate in the two World Wars, the War of Independenc...

Location: Room SS2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

24Oct2019
Image of Prof. Melissa Creary

"Exceptional Citizenship, Bounded Justice: Sickle Cell Disease in Brazil"

Melissa Creary, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health.  She received he...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building Room 318, 170 St. George Street

24Oct2019
image of Christine de Pizan’s   Book of Three Virtues, from the manuscript in the Boston Public Library, MS f 101, fol. 3

The Travail of Political Visionary Writing: Christine de Pizan, Edith Thomas, and Other Humanists at Work

Speaker: Prof. Helen Solterer (Duke University)

Lecture by Professor Helen Solterer, "The Travail of Political Visionary Writing: Christine de Pizan, Edith Thomas, and Other Humanists at Work" ...

Location: Room 301, Lillian Massey Building 125 Queen’s Park

13Nov2019
Xoloitzcuintli Lupus Mexicanus (Mexican Hairless Dog)

"Canine Mestizaje: The Dogs of New Spain"

Speaker: Mackenzie Cooley (Assistant Professor Of History - Hamilton College And Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow - Cornell University)

The idea and practice of mestizaje (mixing) stand at the heart of Latin American history and of Mexico’s identity. A term for hybridity used origina...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College