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27Mar2019
An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948.

Family Archives: Photography and Empire

Speaker: Dr. Munira Khayyat (American University Of Cairo), Dr. Kevin Coleman (University Of Toronto)

All faculty and graduate students are invited to join students in Dr. Natalie Rothman's graduate seminar on Global History of the Archives as they wel...

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

28Mar2019
Millard Sheets, sketch of Monument to Democracy for San Pedro, 1954

Multicultural Visions in Postwar Los Angeles: The ‘Monument to Democracy

Speaker: Prof. Russell Kazal

In September 1952, one of Los Angeles’ leading white liberals unveiled his vision of a multiracial democracy:  a plaster model of a proposed 48...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

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
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

26Apr2019
Image of Prof. Meredith Terretta

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

26Sep2019
Image by Syrian visual artist Omran Narmo and evokes the destruction of Syria and the strandedness of its citizens

Syria: Revolution Between The ‘War On Terror’ And The ‘Refugee Crisis’

Speaker: Yassin Alhaj Saleh, Wendy Pearlman

Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto): Welcome & Introductory Remarks Yassin Elhaj Saleh (Wissenschaftskolleg-zu-Berlin): “The Syrian Revolution ...

Location: Medical Science Building 3154, 1 King's College Circle

03Oct2019

Minds under Siege: Diaries of the Leningrad Blockade

Speaker: Alexis Peri (Department Of History - Boston University)

Drawing on 125 unpublished diaries from the Soviet archives, this lecture offers an intimate look at the Leningrad Blockade, one of the longest and de...

Location: Room 108N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs; 1 Devonshire Place M5S 3K7

09Oct2019
A still from Split Ends by Akosua Adoma Owusu

The Aesthetics of Triple Consciousness: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the films of Akosua Adoma Owusu

Speaker: Lauren Cramer (Cinema Studies), Jordache Ellapen (WGS), Julie MacArthur (History), Akosua Adoma Owusu (filmmaker)

This screening and roundtable discussion focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to the aesthetics of “triple consciousness” in the work of acclai...

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

15Oct2019
Image of Katie Daubs

The Missing Millionaire: The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed With Finding Him

Speaker: Katie Daubs, David A. Wilson

Charismatic, charming, unscrupulous and vindictive, Ambrose Small was one of the most successful impresarios in Canada's history.  As the owner o...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

17Oct2019
Arkhangai province, Mongolia

The Refugium in Eurasian History and its Spatiality

Speaker: Victor Ostapchuk

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: The term refugium—yet to be properly defined—has been used by scholars to denote areas where s...

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

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