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14Nov2019
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Scholars, Policymakers and Canadian Foreign Aid

Speaker: Margaret Biggs, David Black, Stephen Brown

This year’s Bill Graham Centre-Massey College Distinguished  Visiting Scholar in Foreign and Defence Policy,  Dr. Margaret Biggs, one of Canada’...

Location: Rigby Room, St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Place

14Nov2019
The Absent Monarch

Kings and Cripples: The Absent Monarch in the Lancelot Prose Cycle

Speaker: Prof. Christopher Baswell (Columbia University)

The demographic reality of medieval disability was largely a spectacle of poverty, disease, begging, and dependence.  And depending on the nature...

Location: Alumni Hall, Victoria College, 91 Charles Street W

15Nov2019
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Dangerous Liaisons: The Forbidden Love Affairs of French Prisoners of War and German Women in the Second World War

Speaker: Prof. Raffael Scheck (Katz Distinguished Teaching Professor Of Modern European History At Colby College In Waterville - Maine)

Tens of thousands of French prisoners of war (POWs) and German women had to stand trial in Nazi Germany for having engaged in a love relation with eac...

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

15Nov2019
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Rereading Proust in 2019

Speaker: Antoine Compagnon

Rereading Proust in 2019? Whose reading? Who is reading the Recherche du temps perdu? I am celebrating fifty years of reading Proust, remembering my f...

Location: Emmanuel College, Room 001, 75 Queen's Park

20Nov2019
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Agenda 2020: What's in store for Canada-U.S. Relations

Speaker: Rick Mills, Dr. Christopher Sands, Dr. Peter Loewen

The United States is Canada's largest trading partner and closest ally. Canadians have elected a Liberal minority Parliament and Justin Trudeau's new ...

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

21Nov2019
Gerald Ford and Leonid Brezhnev

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

Speaker: Strom Visiting Professor Michael C. Morgan (University Of North Carolina)

Michael C. Morgan, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, is the 2019-2020 Strom Visiting Professor in the Department of ...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3

26Nov2019
the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines

Faith in Formaldehyde: Conversion in the Oldest Cabinet of Curiosity in the Philippines

Speaker: Prof. Pearlie Rose S. Baluyut (Art History, State University Of New York)

This paper examines the oldest existing museum in the Philippines, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Museum of Arts and Sciences, as a cabinet of cu...

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

26Nov2019
George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev

The End of the Cold War: Thirty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Speaker: Melvyn P. Leffler; Beth A. Fischer; Michael C. Morgan

November 2019 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the beginning of the end of the Cold War. The political figures of ...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3

28Nov2019
Turkish literature

Journey Stories in Classical Turkish Literature

Speaker: Şerife Yalçınkaya (Ege University (Izmir))

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: Classical Turkish Literature is full of road and journey stories. In classical texts of Turkish li...

Location: NMC Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

28Nov2019
Image of the book The Good Fight on the cover is Marcel Cadieux

Book Launch! The Good Fight: Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy by Brendan Kelly

Speaker: Brendan Kelly

Before official bilingualism was established in 1969, francophones were scarce in the Canadian public service. Marcel Cadieux was one of the few, beco...

Location: Munk Library, 315 Bloor Street West

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