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15Oct2019
Canadian Troops in Afghanistan

Book Launch: National Vs. Human Security

Speaker: Dr. Greg MacCallion (Australian National University)

Dr. Greg MacCallion of Australian National University launches his study of recent Canadian and Australian military interventions, and the tension bet...

Location: 2nd floor, Royal Canadian Military Institute, 426 University Avenue

15Oct2019
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The Missing Millionaire: The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed With Finding Him

Speaker: Katie Daubs, David A. Wilson

Charismatic, charming, unscrupulous and vindictive, Ambrose Small was one of the most successful impresarios in Canada's history.  As the owner o...

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

16Oct2019
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‘Constitutions Selection’: Darwin, Race, and Medicine

Speaker: Prof. Suman Seth (Department Of Science And Technology Studies - Cornell University)

In the course of his discussion of the origin of variations in skin colour among humans in his Descent of Man, Charles Darwin suggested that darker sk...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College

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