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

Events: January, 2019

  • 16Jan2019
    Image of Prof. Matt Farish

    Making ‘Man in the North’: Academic and Military Entanglements in Arctic Science, 1944-49

    Speaker: Prof. Matthew Farish (Geography And Planning - UofT)

    In the brief period between the final months of World War II and the acceleration of the Cold War at the end of the 1940s, several new scientifically-...

    Location: VC 323, 91 Charles St WToronto, ON M5S 1K5

  • 17Jan2019
    Large ship in a shipyard

    A Seascape of Power: Turkish Energy Infrastructures in Africa (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

    Speaker: Prof. Gökçe Günel (University Of Arizona)

    Abstract: Many countries around the world are having difficulty in meeting rising power demands, and employ quick energy generation mechanisms to sati...

    Location: Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

  • 23Jan2019
    Feral Goats in Mauna Kea, Hawaii

    Research Seminar with UBC Prof. Jessica Wang, "Animals, Governance, and American Globalism"

    Speaker: Prof. Jessica Wang (U.S. History At The University Of British Columbia)

    “Animals, Governance, and American Globalism: Biological Management and Territorial Rule in Early Twentieth-Century Hawai’i.” Abstract: In the e...

    Location: Victoria College, Room 303 (3rd floor, Commons Room), 73 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7

  • 25Jan2019
    Prison Sign in Uganda

    Carceral Modernities: Prison Officers and Professionalism in Postcolonial Uganda

    Speaker: Dr. Katherine Bruce-Lockhart (SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow In The Department Of Historical Studies At UTM And The Jackman Humanities Institute)

    Description: From the forts used to hold slaves prior to crossing the Atlantic to the iconic moment of Nelson Mandela’s release from Robben Island, ...

    Location: Room 2053, Wilson Hall, New College, 40 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C6

  • 25Jan2019
    Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

    Indigenizing New France: Where are we now?

    Speaker: Prof. Catherine Desbarats (McGill University)

    From whatever subject position we “indigenize”, we are always indigenizing something–something deeply entangled with colonial processes. What ha...

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

  • 30Jan2019
    Sidney Smith Hall Entrance

    History Department Pensions Information Session

    Speaker: Pension Experts And UTFA Members And Staff

    An information session for all History faculty on the proposed changes to the University of Toronto Pension Plan. Pension experts will be there to ans...

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

  • 30Jan2019

    CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

    Speaker: Karen Ruffle

    We are delighted to announce the creation of the Colonialism and Empire Working Group (CEWG), an interdisciplinary workshop organized by faculty from ...

    Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318, 262 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8