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16Mar2019
“Movement-based artist Eiko Otake, photographed by William Johnston, 2017”

A Body in Fukushima: Reflections on the Nuclear in Everyday Life

Speaker: Marilyn Ivy (Columbia University), Katy McCormick (Ryerson University), Lisa Yoneyama (University Of Toronto), Tong Lam (University Of Toronto)

This is a multi-sited, multi-media, and multi-disciplinary event that demonstrates how art can contribute to critical reflection on the nuclearization...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

18Mar2019
Outside image of the Munk School with trees and bushes

Leading Up to Osaka 2019: Japan's Role in Global Governance

With less than four months until the 2019 G20 summit is hosted in Osaka, Japan, this panel event will bring together experts to discuss Japan’s ...

Location: 208N, North House, 1 Devonshire PlToronto, ON M5S 3K7

19Mar2019
Tina Loo

The Annual Creighton Lecture - "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a Good Life in Postwar Canada"

Speaker: Tina Loo, University Of British Columbia

From the 1950s to the 1970s, the Canadian state relocated people, often against their will, so they could fulfill their potential as individuals. Focu...

Location: St. Michael's College, Alumni Hall (room 400), 121 St. Joseph Street

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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