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

Events: January, 2020

  • 16Jan2020
    Lancelot fighting the two dragons guarding the entrance to Morgan's Val Without Return in a fifteenth-century French illumination of a Lancelot-Grail manuscript.

    Environments of Change & Changing Environments: Digitizing the Middle Ages

    Speaker: Professor Steven Bednarski

    The Centre for Medieval Studies cordially invites you to a lecture by: Professor Steven Bednarski Department of History, University of Waterloo Ce...

    Location: Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 301, 125 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

  • 17Jan2020
    Treblinka Monument: each stone marker represents a Polish town or city whose population was murdered at the camp.

    Richard and Reinhard: A Public Reading

    Richard Glazar survived Treblinka. He revolted against his Nazi captors, freeing himself and one hundred of his fellows. Now, he wants justice against...

    Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 17Jan2020
    A Transnational History of Victimhood Nationalisms

    A Transnational History of Victimhood Nationalisms: On the Global Memory Space of East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Beyond

    Speaker: Professor Jie-Hyun Lim (Transnational History - Sogang University (Seoul)

    Professor Jie-Hyun Lim's book project of “victimhood nationalism” aims to illustrate competing memories of victimhood in the postwar Vergangenheit...

    Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility (154S), 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

  • 23Jan2020
    Image of Charlotte Gray

    Charlotte Gray presents on Murdered Midas

    Speaker: Charlotte Gray

    Author Charlotte Gray  will present on her most recent book, Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Parad...

    Location: L1025, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George Street

  • 24Jan2020
    Portrait of Louis XIV

    New France's Louis XIV

    Speaker: Colin Coates

    After he asserted direct control of New France in the 1660s, Louis XIV’s authority was largely unrestricted. As scholars of his reign have pointed o...

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

  • 27Jan2020
    Zosa Szajkowski sifting through papers in the ruins of the Nazi Propaganda Ministry

    Wolfe Lecture in Holocaust Studies: "The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust"

    Speaker: Lisa Leff | Respondents: Eric Jennings & Sara R. Horowitz | Moderated By: Doris Bergen

    Zosa Szajkowski, a Polish-born Jewish historian, took tens of thousands of Jewish documents from Europe in the 1940s and ‘50s and moved them, illici...

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

  • 29Jan2020
    Tommy Douglas addressing the NDP convention, July 1961

    Tommy Douglas (DCB/Massey College Speaker Series)

    Speaker: Gregory P. Marchildon

    The second event in the Joint Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB) and Massey College Speaker Series will feature Professor Gregory P. Marchildon in...

    Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto