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25Jan2019
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Indigenizing New France: Where are we now?

Speaker: Prof. Catherine Desbarats (McGill University)

From whatever subject position we “indigenize”, we are always indigenizing something–something deeply entangled with colonial processes. What ha...

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

14Feb2019
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Populism and the Contemporary Human Condition

Speaker: Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (Lecturer - Yale Jackson School Of Global Affairs)

Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins Lecturer, Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs (http://jackson.yale.edu/person/daniel-steinmetz-jenkins/) Most explanations ...

Location: Suite 530, 170 St. George St.

22Feb2019
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Pious Captains: Religion, Masculinity, and Combat in 16th Century France

Speaker: Benjamin Lukas (PhD Candidate-Department Of History)

The sixteenth century witnessed a proliferation of military texts written by French noblemen who were veterans of the Italian Wars and religious wars....

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Place

28Feb2019
A woman in a white dress and a man in a white shirt and pants dancing side by side.

Interactions Seminar Series, "Playing Mestizo: The Politics and Performance of Race-Mixture in Yucatán, Mexico"

Speaker: Prof. Paul Eiss (Carnegie Mellon University)

ABSTRACT: Mestizaje—ethnic, racial and cultural mixing—is a common characteristic of Latin American societies formed out of the amalgamation of in...

Location: HW525C, 1265 Military Trial, Toronto, ON

01Mar2019
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Lessons From Lemkin: Academic Talk with Prof. Theriault

Speaker: Prof. Henry Theriault

An academic discussion regarding the United Nations Genocide Convention and its promises of prevention and punishment. There will be a Question and An...

Location: Wilson Hall of New College - Room 1700, 40 Willcocks Street TORONTO, ON, Canada M5S 1C6

04Mar2019
historical photography

Graduate Masterclass: The Use and Interpretation of Photographs in Historical Research

Speaker: Rebecca Manley And Marline Otte

 The use and interpretation of photographs by historians has increased exponentially over the past two decades, but few historians have s...

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

19Mar2019
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Creighton Discussion Panel - Global Displacement of Peoples

Speaker: Moderator: Tina Loo

In our Creighton Lecture pre-event, Tina Loo will moderate this discussion panel on the Global Displacement of Peoples. Panelists: Julie MacArthur, Ma...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis conference room (room 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

20Mar2019
Battle of Marj Dabiq, Syria, 24 August 1516

A Conquest that Changed an Empire: The Ottoman Military in Syria (Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies)

Speaker: Linda Darling (Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg - Üniversität Bonn And University Of Arizona)

When Selim I conquered Syria in 1516, he changed the Ottoman Empire in more ways than simply adding territory. This lecture discusses the effect of th...

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

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

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

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