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29Mar2019
Ryerson University

‘Arab Theory’ and the 20th-century German Intellectual Tradition

Speaker: Prof. Jens Hanssen (Arab Civilization, Middle Eastern, And Mediterranean History - UofT)

What fascinated and haunted Farah Antun so much about Friedrich Nietzsche that he dedicated a series of newspaper articles to introduce this philosoph...

Location: RCC 223 (Rogers Communications Centre), 80 Gould St, Toronto, ON M5B 2M7

28Mar2019
Image of Prof. Diana Taylor

Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies

Speaker: Professor Diana Taylor

The Annual Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies is a year-end event named for the University Professor and the founding director ...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C7

28Mar2019
Millard Sheets, sketch of Monument to Democracy for San Pedro, 1954

Multicultural Visions in Postwar Los Angeles: The ‘Monument to Democracy

Speaker: Prof. Russell Kazal

In September 1952, one of Los Angeles’ leading white liberals unveiled his vision of a multiracial democracy:  a plaster model of a proposed 48...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

27Mar2019

CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

Speaker: Prof. Brian Gettler (History) As Our Presenter And Prof. Robin Gray (Sociology) As Our Commenter

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

27Mar2019
An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948.

Family Archives: Photography and Empire

Speaker: Dr. Munira Khayyat (American University Of Cairo), Dr. Kevin Coleman (University Of Toronto)

All faculty and graduate students are invited to join students in Dr. Natalie Rothman's graduate seminar on Global History of the Archives as they wel...

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

26Mar2019
Kemālpashazāde. 16th-cen. miniature from Āşık Çelebi biographical dictionary (Meşāʿirü'ş-Şuʿarā)

What is Ottoman Historiography? Competing and Converging Historical Narratives in 15th- and Early 16th-Century Rumeli (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

Speaker: Delyan Rusev (University Of Sofia/University Of Chicago)

In the first decade of the 16th century, the historian Kemālpashazāde (d.1534) composed an elaborate History of the Ottoman Dynasty, in which he inc...

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

25Mar2019
Cover of the book Sanitized Sex by Robert Kramm

Sex and Power in Occupied Japan

Speaker: Robert Kramm (Post-doctoral Fellow In The Society Of Fellows In The Humanities; Department Of History - University Of Hong Kong)

Based on Robert Kramm's book Sanitized Sex, the talk will discuss the various attempts to sanitize sexuality through the regulation of prostitution, v...

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

22Mar2019
Cover photo features Li Maizi and Wei Tingting of the Feminist Five, with activist Xiao Meili, taking part in a 2012 protest, Beijing

The Feminist Awakening in China

Speaker: Dr. Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The ...

Location: Boardroom (B115), Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 315 Bloor Street West

21Mar2019
National ID card in Manchukuo

Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

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

21Mar2019
Book cover of Dr. Howard Chiang's book After Eunuchs

After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China

Speaker: Dr. Howard Chiang

Abstract: For much of Chinese history, the eunuch stood out as an exceptional figure at the margins of gender categories. Amid the disintegration of t...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

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