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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – one of the most prominent names in the modern historiography of Dalit learning in Southern India

The Genealogies of Dalit Learning and Humanist Buddhism in 19th and 20th Century India

Speaker: Dr. Keune (Michigan State University), Dr. Rajangam (American College, Madurai)

ABSTRACT: In the modern historiography of Dalit learning in Southern India certain names stand out: Ayothee Thass Pandithar (1845-1914) and Bhimrao Am...

Location: 108 - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, North House (corner of Hosking)

The Great Italian Renaissance Masters

Art Appreciation: The Great Italian Renaissance Masters - Leonardo Da Vinci

Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Bartlett (Department Of History)

Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael - the triumvirate of High Renaissance art – are considered to be three of the greatest artists in h...

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

Portrait of Constance Herbert-Rathkeal, the internuncio’s daughter and the wife of the British chargé d’affaires John Spencer Smith (Rice University Library, Woodson Research Center, MS 267, 1.33

Women in Cross-Cultural Diplomacy in Late Eighteenth-Century Istanbul: A Social Approach

Speaker: Dr. David Do Paço (Centre For History, Sciences Po, Paris)

This paper argues that diplomatic delegations based in late 18th-century Istanbul can be analyzed through the anthropological model of the household. ...

Location: BF200B (Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations Conference Room), 4 Bancroft Ave.

Sidney Smith Hall Entrance

The Historian and the Archive

Speaker: Seika Boye, Sean Smith, Amy Bowring

A roundtable discussion with Toronto-based archivists, reflecting on the relationship between archives and history.

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

Professor Marian Lyons

Death and Dying in Ireland

Speaker: Professor Marian Lyons

Marian (Mary Ann) Lyons has published extensively on Franco-Irish relations and on Irish migration to continental Europe in the early modern period, a...

Location: Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael’s College, 81 St Mary Street

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Talk with Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang: Social Innovation and the Renovation of Democracy

Speaker: Audrey Tang

Abstract: Open, collective, experimental and sustainable. Taiwan’s first Digital Minister Audrey Tang’s talk will show what happens when people wh...

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

Ngo Dinh Diem votes in 1959

How Democratic Should Vietnam Be?: Anticommunist Nationalists and the Debate on the Constitutional Transition in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), May-December 1955

Speaker: Prof. Nu-Anh Tran (University Of Connecticut)

Abstract: In the eyes of many foreign observers, one of the most puzzling aspects of the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, or South Vietnam) was the continual...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

Charlotte Gray

Telling Stories in the Age of Historical Amnesia

Speaker: Charlotte Gray

On the evening of Thursday, November 8, acclaimed biographer and historian Charlotte Gray, OC, FRSC, will deliver the 2018 Harold Innis Lecture. Entit...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Kevin Kenny

Ireland and Empire

Speaker: Kevin Kenny, Professor Of History & Glucksman Professor In Irish Studies (NYU)

A Workshop with Kevin Kenny Kevin Kenny received his Ph.D. in American History from Columbia University in 1994, where his dissertation won the Bancro...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room (SS 2098), Sidney Smtih Hall, 100 St. George Street


Paul Cohen, “Translation on the Seas: Towards a Maritime History of Language in the First Age of Globalization"

Speaker: Prof. Paul Cohen (Department Of History)

Please join us next Wednesday, November 14,  for this year’s second meeting of the Toronto Eighteenth-Century Group. Paul Cohen, Associate Professo...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building 616, 170 St George St Toronto ON M5S 3G3