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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

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

26Apr2019
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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

26Apr2019
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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

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

21May2019
Dish with One Spoon wampum

First Law of the Land: Sharing from the Great Dish

Speaker: Richard Hill, Alan Corbiere, Heidi Bohaker (facilitator)

Join us for this opportunity to learn from Indigenous knowledge keepers about the Dish With One Spoon wampum agreement - the first law of the territor...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria College, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON

04Jun2019
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RIZAL: THE HERO AS TRAVELLER

Speaker: Dr. Ambeth Ocampo

While the words travel and tourism are often used interchangeably, there is a difference between the two: a tourist travels for leisure, he dips into ...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility (154S), 1 Devonshire Place

10Jun2019
Cover of the book London Fog: The Biography written by Christine L. Corton

London Fog: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution in 19th- and 20th-century Britain

Speaker: Christine L. Corton (University Of Cambridge)

London Fog: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution in 19th- and 20th-century Britain The thick, yellow ‘pea-souper’ fogs associated with Lon...

Location: Munk School Boardroom, 315 Bloor Street West

10Jun2019
Cover of the book Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History by Richard J. Evans

Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History

Speaker: Sir Richard Evans (University Of Cambridge)

Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History By the time of his death in 2012, Eric Hobsbawm was the most widely read historian in the world. His books were tr...

Location: Munk School Boardroom, 315 Bloor Street West

11Jun2019

"Feeling Safe" : Exploring Innovative Research Approaches to the Emotional Underpinnings of Security

Speaker: Ronald W. Pruessen, Harriet Friedman, Jennifer Jenkins, James Retallack, Max Mishler, Dagmar Ellerbrock, Eckart Conze

Safety and security are shaped by emotions. Why and when people feel safe, when and under what conditions people experience anxiety, are confused, ...

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

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