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Past Events: February, 2017

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Kepler Wagging his Tail

Speaker: Prof. Gadi Algazi (Tel Aviv University)

Scholars have been protesting for centuries that they have no time. Humanists’ par-ticular appreciation of time has often been noted and one even sp...

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

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Noise and the Medical Body in Early Modern Italy

Speaker: Julia Rombough (NFC Doctoral Fellow, 2016-2017)

NFC Doctoral Fellow Seminars Sixteenth and seventeenth century Italian medical and health practices forwarded that sound moved through the air, entere...

Location: Victoria University Common Room (VUCR), Burwash Hall, 89 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

Ghosts of Vimy Ridge

History Symposium 2017 "Canada: A Coming of Age"

This symposium will focus on various aspects of the First World War and Vimy Ridge and will be held in London, Ontario on Saturday, February 25, 2017....

Location: Delta London Armouries, 325 Dundas St, London, ON N6B 1T9

Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Civil Wars: A History of Ideas

Speaker: David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor Of History At Harvard University

From the Balkans to Rwanda, Afghanistan, Iraq, South Sudan and most recently Syria, civil conflict has exploded across the globe. In the West, politic...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk Centre For International Studies , 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3C7

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Travel Sickness: Pan-Africanism, Medicine and Misogynoir in Interwar Caribbean Harlem

Speaker: Professor W. Christopher Johnson

Please join us for the WGSI first 2017 research seminar With Prof.  W. Chris Johnson, Assistant Professor, WGSI and Department of History, University...

Location: JHB 100A Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History

Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History (Monthly Meeting of the Toronto Workers' History Project)

Speaker: Bryan Palmer (Trent University), Gaétan Héroux (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty)

Toronto’s Poor reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people’s resistance. It details how the homeless, the unemployed, and the...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St., Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

Esther Schor

Zamenhof, Esperanto and the Hillelist Covenant

Speaker: Prof. Esther Schor (Department Of English, Princeton University)

Granovksy-Gluskin Graduate Collaborative Program Lecture L. L. Zamenhof, the inventor of Esperanto, claimed that his Judaism strongly motivated him to...

Location: Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5

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Food from Overseas: Feeding France’s Interned Population During WWII

Speaker: Laurie Drake, PhD Candidate, University Of Toronto

Bill Graham Centre Graduate Research Forum: "Food from Overseas: Feeding France’s Interned Population During WWII" This presentation explores the ro...

Location: Trinity College Boardroom, 6 Hoskin Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

Ricci Poster

Difference, Solidarity and Belonging in Montreal's Second-Wave Feminist Movement

Speaker: Amanda Ricci (McMaster University)

Seminar Series on the History of Canadian Confederation Ricci_Poster_20170213.pdf   ...

Location: Room IB 390, U of T Mississauga, 1599 Outer Circle, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

Andrew Needham Lecture

The Neverending Age of Coal: Energy Extraction amidst Dreams of Post-Industrialism

Speaker: Andrew Needham (History, New York University)

The JHI Working Group on Imagining and Inhabiting Resource Landscapes is pleased to present:Andrew Needham, History, New York UniversityThe Neverendin...

Location: Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5