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November 1966 Florence Flood

Swept Away: Memories of the 1966 Florence Flood: A conversation with two eye-witnesses

Speaker: Olga Zorzi Pugliese, Ann Gordon Lind

In the wake of torrential rains that had swelled not only the Arno, but all rivers in Tuscany, in the early hours of Friday, 4 November 1966, engineer...

Location: Senior Common Room, Victoria College(rear), 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

European Imperialism and Ottomanism

Reorientating European Imperialism: How Ottomanism Went Global

Speaker: Isa Blumi, Stockholm University

This presentation explores the possibility that a distinctive Ottoman response to European imperialism and its colonial ethos vis-à-vis “the Orient...

Location: Room 200B, Bancroft Building, 4 Bancroft Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada; M5S 1C1

Kirsten Weld

The Politics of Historical Memory: Reflections from Latin America

Speaker: Prof. Kirsten Weld, Harvard University

Professor Weld is the John J. Loeb Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. Her first book, Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorshi...

Location: Room 318, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8

tombeau du martyr juif inconnu

Le Tombeau du Martyr Juif Inconnu and Jewish Memory of Deportation after the Second World War

Speaker: Philip Nord, Rosengarten Professor Of Modern And Contemporary History, Princeton University

A memorial to the six million murdered Jews of Europe was inaugurated in Paris in 1956. It is now known as the Mémorial de la Shoah, but then it was ...

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

Cold War

The War Scare That Wasn’t: Able Archer and the Myths of the Second Cold War

Speaker: Simon Miles, PhD Candidate In History, University Of Texas At Austin

Most accounts of the Cold War focus on the autumn of 1983 as one of its most dangerous periods. Beginning with the Soviet downing of KAL 007 and the ...

Location: Room 200, Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8

Peace and War in the Baltic

Peace and War in the Baltic: Elmar Tampold Chair of Estonian Studies Student Conference

The Elmar Tampõld Chair of Estonian Studies will be hosting a student conference Peace and War in the Baltic: Ryan Cheuk Him Sun Baptism during the B...

Location: Room SS2098 (Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

Cathars in Question Bookcover

Hunting for Medieval Heretics: Recent Research and New Perspectives

Speaker: Prof. Antonio Sennis, University College London

Prof. Sennis will present findings from his new book (ed.) Cathars in Question (Boydell and Brewer 2016) that challenges previous understandings of he...

Location: Room 301, Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

Hands on a computer typing.

Guerrilla Archiving: Saving Environmental Data from Trump

This event collaborates with the Internet Archive’s End of Term 2016 project, which seeks to archive the federal online pages and data that are in d...

Location: Bissell Building, 4th floor, 140 St. George Street

Sami Khatib and Jens Hanssen, each speaking at a podium in separate images.

Mini-Symposium: “Benjamin in Palestine: Memory, Politics, Violence”

Speaker: Sami Khatib (AUB), Jens Hanssen (NMC/History)

Two 30 minute talks: Sami Khatib (AUB) "On Violence: Benjamin and Beyond" Jens Hanssen (NMC/History) “Palestinian Nachträglichkeit: Walter Benjamin...

Location: Room 115, Old Vic, Victoria College, 73 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7

Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: "Confederation??! A Brief Guide to Surviving 2017," Professor Steve Penfold

Speaker: Steve Penfold, Associate Professor, Department Of History, University Of Toronto

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

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