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06Dec2019

The Financial Life of Land in Imperial France, 1850-1914

Speaker: Dr. Alexia Yates (History - University Of Manchester)

The nineteenth century was defined by the global problem of property. Focusing on France, a country whose revolution purportedly birthed a new, libera...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

06Dec2019
Indian people who were part of the indentured labour system in India

Prof. Mrinalini Sinha| Anatomy of a Protest: The Abolition of Indian Indentured Labor in the British Empire

Speaker: Prof. Mrinalini Sinha

Kunti, a dalit (“untouchable” caste) woman, became the poster child for the nation-wide movement in India against the abolition of the system of i...

Location: Room 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

17Jan2020
Treblinka Monument: each stone marker represents a Polish town or city whose population was murdered at the camp.

Richard and Reinhard: A Public Reading

Richard Glazar survived Treblinka. He revolted against his Nazi captors, freeing himself and one hundred of his fellows. Now, he wants justice against...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

17Jan2020
A Transnational History of Victimhood Nationalisms

A Transnational History of Victimhood Nationalisms: On the Global Memory Space of East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Beyond

Speaker: Professor Jie-Hyun Lim (Transnational History - Sogang University (Seoul)

Professor Jie-Hyun Lim's book project of “victimhood nationalism” aims to illustrate competing memories of victimhood in the postwar Vergangenheit...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility (154S), 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

23Jan2020
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Charlotte Gray presents on Murdered Midas

Speaker: Charlotte Gray

Author Charlotte Gray  will present on her most recent book, Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Parad...

Location: L1025, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George Street

24Jan2020
Portrait of Louis XIV

New France's Louis XIV

Speaker: Colin Coates

After he asserted direct control of New France in the 1660s, Louis XIV’s authority was largely unrestricted. As scholars of his reign have pointed o...

Location: Room 108N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

27Jan2020
Zosa Szajkowski sifting through papers in the ruins of the Nazi Propaganda Ministry

Wolfe Lecture in Holocaust Studies: "The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust"

Speaker: Lisa Leff | Respondents: Eric Jennings & Sara R. Horowitz | Moderated By: Doris Bergen

Zosa Szajkowski, a Polish-born Jewish historian, took tens of thousands of Jewish documents from Europe in the 1940s and ‘50s and moved them, illici...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7

29Jan2020
Tommy Douglas addressing the NDP convention, July 1961

Tommy Douglas (DCB/Massey College Speaker Series)

Speaker: Gregory P. Marchildon

The second event in the Joint Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB) and Massey College Speaker Series will feature Professor Gregory P. Marchildon in...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto

04Feb2020
Jean Désy, Canada's minister plenipotentiary to Brazil, with his family on the day they arrived in Rio de Janeiro (1941)

Taking the Stage: French Canada, Brazil and the Making of Cultural Diplomacy

Speaker: Eric Fillion

This will be a research lecture by U of T postdoc, Dr. Eric Fillion

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

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