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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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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

10May2019
The 2019 Toronto Conference on Germany Poster

The 2019 Toronto Conference on Germany

Program overview Keynote Address "E-Day: What Do the European Elections Hold in Store for a Continent in Flux?" Wolfgang Schmidt, State Secretary,...

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

10May2019
Canada Milton Seminar picture

Canada Milton Seminar XIV

The Canada Milton Seminar is an annual event for scholars, especially Canadian scholars, working on John Milton and his contexts in early modern liter...

Location: Old Victoria College, 93 Charles St. W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

22May2019
Statue of Liberty with Mushroom Cloud in Background

Workshop "Cold War Social and Behavioral Sciences in International and Transnational Contexts

Speaker: 12 Speakers From Canada, USA, South America, And Europe

A Two-Day international workshop, held at the Univ. of Toronto, on the topic "Cold War Social and Behavioral Sciences in International and Transnation...

Location: Emmanuel College Room 108 (EM 108), 75 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7

30May2019
Book cover image of Dr. Victoria Chung with a female colleague

A Woman in Between: Searching for Dr. Victoria Chung Book Launch

Speaker: Dr. John Price & Dr. Ningping Yu

Ten years in the making, A Woman in Between: Searching for Dr. Victoria Chung finally brings together the complex and intriguing story of Dr. Victo...

Location: Richard Charles Lee Canada Hong Kong Library, 8th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George St. Toronto ON M5S 1A5

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

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