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

Events: October, 2018

  • 25Oct2018
    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – one of the most prominent names in the modern historiography of Dalit learning in Southern India

    The Genealogies of Dalit Learning and Humanist Buddhism in 19th and 20th Century India

    Speaker: Dr. Keune (Michigan State University), Dr. Rajangam (American College, Madurai)

    ABSTRACT: In the modern historiography of Dalit learning in Southern India certain names stand out: Ayothee Thass Pandithar (1845-1914) and Bhimrao Am...

    Location: 108 - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, North House (corner of Hosking)

  • 26Oct2018
    Caption: Jean-Pierre Bat in the CNRS archives

    Les réseaux Foccart

    Speaker: Jean-Pierre Bat (CNRS, Paris)

    N.B.: This event will be presented in French. Archiviste-paléographe. Agrégé et docteur en histoire, chercheur affilié au CNRS (Institut des monde...

    Location: Munk, 208N, 1 Devonshire Place, North House (corner of Hosking)

  • 29Oct2018
    The Great Italian Renaissance Masters

    Art Appreciation: The Great Italian Renaissance Masters - Leonardo Da Vinci

    Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Bartlett (Department Of History)

    Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael - the triumvirate of High Renaissance art – are considered to be three of the greatest artists in h...

    Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

  • 29Oct2018
    Sidney Smith Hall Entrance

    The Historian and the Archive

    Speaker: Seika Boye, Sean Smith, Amy Bowring

    A roundtable discussion with Toronto-based archivists, reflecting on the relationship between archives and history.

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

  • 29Oct2018
    Portrait of Constance Herbert-Rathkeal, the internuncio’s daughter and the wife of the British chargé d’affaires John Spencer Smith (Rice University Library, Woodson Research Center, MS 267, 1.33

    Women in Cross-Cultural Diplomacy in Late Eighteenth-Century Istanbul: A Social Approach

    Speaker: Dr. David Do Paço (Centre For History, Sciences Po, Paris)

    This paper argues that diplomatic delegations based in late 18th-century Istanbul can be analyzed through the anthropological model of the household. ...

    Location: BF200B (Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations Conference Room), 4 Bancroft Ave.

  • 30Oct2018
    Professor Marian Lyons

    Death and Dying in Ireland

    Speaker: Professor Marian Lyons

    Marian (Mary Ann) Lyons has published extensively on Franco-Irish relations and on Irish migration to continental Europe in the early modern period, a...

    Location: Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael’s College, 81 St Mary Street