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09May2019
film projectionist

Delayed Promises: Female Film Projectionists On and Off Screen in the People's Republic of China

Speaker: Tina Chen (History-U Of Manitoba), Yi Gu (Art History-UofT), Tong Lam (History-UofT), Yurou Zhong (East Asian Studies-UofT)

The celebration and promotion of mobile film projection has been central to the multi-media landscape of the PRC at two historical moments: 1950s-1960...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

26Apr2019
Image of Prof. Meredith Terretta

The French Trials of Cléophas Kamitatu: Refugee Politics, Leftist Activism, and Françafrique in 1970s Paris

Speaker: Prof. Meredith Teretta (History - University Of Ottawa)

In the 1970s, the French lawyer Jean-Jacques de Félice served as defense counsel for Cléophas Kamitatu-Massamba of Congo-Zaïre, who was expelled fr...

Location: Munk 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

26Apr2019
Image of Prof. Colin Jones

History of a Day: Time, Terror, Agency and the Overthrow of Maximilien Robespierre

Speaker: Prof. Colin Jones (History-Queen Mary University Of London)

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

24Apr2019
Charles de Gaulle in a BBC studio in London, June 1940

Julian Jackson: Interpreting De Gaulle

Speaker: Prof. Julian Jackson (Queen Mary University)

In the early summer of 1940, when France was overrun by German troops, one junior general who had fought in the trenches in Verdun refused to accept d...

Location: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

09Apr2019
Shoes on the Danube Bank

Graduate Student Workshop: featuring Ferenc Lazcó

This event is only for graduate students. *RSVP required* Description: As a continuation of this year’s Annual Wolfe Lecture, ‘The Holocaust in Hu...

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

08Apr2019
Shoes on the Danube Bank

Annual Wolfe Chair Lecture in Holocaust Studies: The Holocaust in Hungary 75 Years Later: Experience, Memory, Analysis

A panel discussion featuring: Livia Prince, Ferenc Laczó,  Judith Szapor. Moderated by: Doris Bergen Reception preceding the event at 3 p...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

04Apr2019
Logo for the unmasked exhibition

Unmasked Exhibition Opening

Join us for the exhibition opening of Unmasked. The exhibit highlights the 16th-century craft of mask-making rarely seen today. It pays tribute to the...

Location: Lobby of the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St George St. Toronto

29Mar2019
Manuscripts in Bengali and Arabic Scripts

Cosmogony and Literacy in the Bengali “Book of Light”

Speaker: Prof. Thibaut D'Hubert (Department Of South Asian Languages And Civilizations - University Of Chicago)

THE ANNUAL BENGAL STUDIES LECTURE Once considered the “primordial source of all books” and a proxy for the Qurʾān itself, the Persian and Ben...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

29Mar2019
Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People

Defending the Liberal Revolution in France: The Legislative Assembly and the Demise of the Constitution of 1791

Speaker: William Cormack

On 1 October 1791, the French Legislative Assembly convened in Paris, initiating the constitutional regime that revolutionaries in 1789 had committed ...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

29Mar2019
Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine

Mavkas in the Room: Silences, Denials, Discomforts in East European History

Unlike the more notable elephant, whose sheer size is a marker of problems parties refuse to discuss, the Mavka hints at other kinds of silences in fa...

Location: 108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

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