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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

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

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

Indian people who were part of the indentured labour system in India

Prof. Mrinalini Sinha| Anatomy of a Protest: The Abolition of Indian Indentured Labor in the British Empire

Speaker: Prof. Mrinalini Sinha

Kunti, a dalit (“untouchable” caste) woman, became the poster child for the nation-wide movement in India against the abolition of the system of i...

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


The Financial Life of Land in Imperial France, 1850-1914

Speaker: Dr. Alexia Yates (History - University Of Manchester)

The nineteenth century was defined by the global problem of property. Focusing on France, a country whose revolution purportedly birthed a new, libera...

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


Masterclass with Dr. Mrinalini Sinha

Speaker: Dr. Mrinalini Sinha

This masterclass event features a seminar style discussion with Dr. Mrinalini Sinha, the Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of History at the University o...

Location: Room 208N, North House, Munk School for Global Affairs, Munk School for Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

Genome-wide studies of human population

Population Genetic Structure and Histories and Geographies of Race and Nation

Speaker: Lisa Gannet

Genome-wide studies of human population structure find that patterns of genetic variation correlate with self-reported national, ethnic, and racial di...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College, 73 Queen's Park Crescent Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

A Prisoner of War Camp in Guam

On Native Testimony: Military Tribunals, War Crimes, and Imperial Judgment in Guam

Speaker: Prof. Keith L. Camacho (University Of California - Los Angeles)

In 1944, the U.S. Navy established the War Crimes Tribunals Program in Guam, one of several Japanese colonies located in the Pacific. For the next fiv...

Location: Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

French far-right youth protesting in the street

Empire's Legacy: Roots of the Far Right in Contemporary France

Speaker: John Veugelers

This talk introduces Empire’s Legacy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), which challenges the claim that globalization and its losers explain ri...

Location: Munk School, Rm. 108N, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

Turkish literature

Journey Stories in Classical Turkish Literature

Speaker: Şerife Yalçınkaya (Ege University (Izmir))

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: Classical Turkish Literature is full of road and journey stories. In classical texts of Turkish li...

Location: NMC Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1