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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

19Oct2018
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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

21Nov2018
Young Ottomans: Şinasi, Namık Kemal, Ziya Paşa, Ebüzziya Tevfik, Recaizade Ekrem

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies (SOTS)

Speaker: Prof. Evren Altinkas (University Of Guelph)

Evren Altinkas, University of Guelph Title: “Ottoman Intellectuals and Patronage Relations with the State: When the Bourgeoisie Is Not There!” ...

Location: Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

23Nov2018
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Lewis Debassige - From Trudeau to Trudeau

Speaker: Lewis Debassige

Mr. Lewis Debassige is a respected Anishinaabe Elder from M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island (Mnidoo Mnising). He is well known for his wo...

Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

01Mar2019
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Development and Impact of the Thai Military’s Political Offensive

Speaker: Puangthong R. Pawakapan (Department Of Political Science-Chulalongkorn University-Thailand)

It is recognized that the military coups in Thailand in 2006 and 2014 were the orchestrated attempts of the anti-democratic alliance of the old powers...

Location: 208 - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

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

05Mar2019
Unknown artist, “Portrait of King Henry VIII” oil on panel, perhaps early 17th century, based on a work of circa 1542

Igor Djordjevic - “Jacobean Drama’s Walking Dead: Reconsidering the English ‘History Play’”

Speaker: Prof. Igor Djordjevic (York University)

It has been a truism for a very long time among critics of early modern English historical drama that the “history play” as a genre “died” at ...

Location: Victoria College Senior Common Room, 91 Charles Street West (rear of)

16Mar2019
“Movement-based artist Eiko Otake, photographed by William Johnston, 2017”

A Body in Fukushima: Reflections on the Nuclear in Everyday Life

Speaker: Marilyn Ivy (Columbia University), Katy McCormick (Ryerson University), Lisa Yoneyama (University Of Toronto), Tong Lam (University Of Toronto)

This is a multi-sited, multi-media, and multi-disciplinary event that demonstrates how art can contribute to critical reflection on the nuclearization...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

20Mar2019
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Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

Vagantes is North America’s largest graduate-student conference for medieval studies. Since its founding in 2002, Vagantes has nurtured a lively com...

Location: Great Hall of the Centre for Medieval Studies, Lillian Massey Building, 3rd Floor, 125 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

21Mar2019
National ID card in Manchukuo

Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

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