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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

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
Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine

Mavkas in the Room: Silences, Denials, Discomforts in East European History

Unlike the more notable elephant, whose sheer size is a marker of problems parties refuse to discuss, the Mavka hints at other kinds of silences in fa...

Location: 108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

29Mar2019
Manuscripts in Bengali and Arabic Scripts

Cosmogony and Literacy in the Bengali “Book of Light”

Speaker: Prof. Thibaut D'Hubert (Department Of South Asian Languages And Civilizations - University Of Chicago)

THE ANNUAL BENGAL STUDIES LECTURE Once considered the “primordial source of all books” and a proxy for the Qurʾān itself, the Persian and Ben...

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

04Apr2019
Logo for the unmasked exhibition

Unmasked Exhibition Opening

Join us for the exhibition opening of Unmasked. The exhibit highlights the 16th-century craft of mask-making rarely seen today. It pays tribute to the...

Location: Lobby of the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St George St. Toronto

08Apr2019
Shoes on the Danube Bank

Annual Wolfe Chair Lecture in Holocaust Studies: The Holocaust in Hungary 75 Years Later: Experience, Memory, Analysis

A panel discussion featuring: Livia Prince, Ferenc Laczó,  Judith Szapor. Moderated by: Doris Bergen Reception preceding the event at 3 p...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

26Apr2019
Image of Prof. Colin Jones

History of a Day: Time, Terror, Agency and the Overthrow of Maximilien Robespierre

Speaker: Prof. Colin Jones (History-Queen Mary University Of London)

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

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

21May2019
Dish with One Spoon wampum

First Law of the Land: Sharing from the Great Dish

Speaker: Richard Hill, Alan Corbiere, Heidi Bohaker (facilitator)

Join us for this opportunity to learn from Indigenous knowledge keepers about the Dish With One Spoon wampum agreement - the first law of the territor...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria College, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON

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