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04Apr2018
Ainu march for Indigenous rights in Tokyo

Indigenous Politics in Asia: How China and Japan are Part of a Global Dynamics?

Speaker: Prof. Michael Hathaway (Simon Fraser University, Dr. Scott Harrison (Program Manager At The Asia Pacific Foundation Of Canada)

In 1995, at a UN meeting on indigenous rights, China and Japan each declared that there were no indigenous people in Asia because indigeneity was a pr...

Location: Room 208N North House, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

12Apr2018
Several Pershing II missiles

Going Nuclear: A Symposium on Nuclear Politics

At the heart of American nuclear power lies a paradox: Although the United States participated in and propelled a nuclear arms race, no other country ...

Location: Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

30Apr2018
Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies Building

Symposium on Robert and Thomas Wakefield and the Study of Hebrew in England in the Sixteenth Century

Speaker: Theodor Dunkelgrün, James P. Carley, Joanna Weinberg, Anthony Grafton,Judith Schlanger

The brothers Robert and Thomas Wakefield were perhaps the earliest pioneers in Hebrew studies in sixteenth-century England. Appointed reader in Hebrew...

Location: Laurence K. Shook Common Room, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 59 Queen's Park Cres E, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

30Apr2018
A one year old boy looks over the infamous border between the United States and Mexico.

The Child at the Social Limit

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Bowlby (UCL), Dr. David L. Eng (UPenn), Dr. Lisa Guenther (QueensU)

How have technological and political transformations in sexual and social reproduction transformed the relationship between children and adults? How h...

Location: Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St George St, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8

09May2018
Image of Prof. Aisha Ahmad

War Zones in the Bazaar: Markets, Volatility and Global Security

Speaker: Aisha Ahmad

  A Seminar for Students and Faculty with Aisha Ahmad, Co-Director, Initiative in Islam and Global Affairs, Munk School of Global Affairs Assistant ...

Location: Vivian J. Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, South House, 1 Devonshire Place

14Jul2018
Victoria College library

Workshop: Research Methods in the History of Sociology

Speaker: Various

  Participants: Program speakers and the audience, including faculty members and graduate students from the sponsoring units (IHPST, Sociology, Histo...

Location: Room 304, Victoria College, 73 Queen Park's Crescent, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

19Sep2018
Fleischmann’s Yeast cube, detail from an advertisement, 1924

IHPST Research Seminar with Lisa Haushofer

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Haushofer

Lisa Haushofer is a historian of science, food, and economic life. Her research examines the emergence of nutritional consumer products and their role...

Location: IHPST Common Room, 3rd Floor, Victoria College, 81 Charles St W Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

28Sep2018
Abel Faivre's WWI poster featuring a young unknown soldier

Abel Faivre's Unknown Soldier: The Material and Discursive History of an Iconic French WWI Poster

Speaker: Prof. Brett Bowles (Indiana University)

The mural poster that Abel Faivre created in late 1916 for the second national French war loan, showing a young soldier exhorting soldiers and civilia...

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

03Oct2018
Painting attributed to Ghasi. Maharana Jawan Singh of Mewar Receiving the Governor General of India, Lord William Cavendish Bentinck, February 8th, 1832, ca. 1832.Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on cloth

Sensory Travels: Landscape and Maps from Early Modern India

Speaker: Prof. Dipti Khera, Prof. Samira Sheikh

What kinds of representations of place and landscape did the colonial mapmaking project encounter when its great trigonometrical survey unfolded in ea...

Location: Room 208, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, 1 Devonshire PlToronto, ON M5S 3K7

19Oct2018
Image of Prof. Norman Naimark

IS THERE A WORLD HISTORY OF GENOCIDE?

Speaker: Prof. Norman M. Naimark (Robert And Florence McDonnell Professor Of East European Studies Stanford University)

The lecture will explore some of the conceptual problems that are involved in writing a world history of genocide. The question posed is really a rhet...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

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