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Cover of the book London Fog: The Biography written by Christine L. Corton

London Fog: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution in 19th- and 20th-century Britain

Speaker: Christine L. Corton (University Of Cambridge)

London Fog: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution in 19th- and 20th-century Britain The thick, yellow ‘pea-souper’ fogs associated with Lon...

Location: Munk School Boardroom, 315 Bloor Street West

Cover of the book Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History by Richard J. Evans

Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History

Speaker: Sir Richard Evans (University Of Cambridge)

Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History By the time of his death in 2012, Eric Hobsbawm was the most widely read historian in the world. His books were tr...

Location: Munk School Boardroom, 315 Bloor Street West


"Feeling Safe" : Exploring Innovative Research Approaches to the Emotional Underpinnings of Security

Speaker: Ronald W. Pruessen, Harriet Friedman, Jennifer Jenkins, James Retallack, Max Mishler, Dagmar Ellerbrock, Eckart Conze

Safety and security are shaped by emotions. Why and when people feel safe, when and under what conditions people experience anxiety, are confused, ...

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

Heures de Charles d’Angoulême, Paris, BnF, Latin 1173, fol. 1r (end of 15th cent.)

"We Are All Servants"- The Diversity of Service in Premodern Europe

We are pleased to invite you to our international conference at the Centre for Medieval Studies from 20-22 September 2019. Service in premodern Europe...

Location: Great Hall, 3rd floor at the Centre for Medieval Studies, 125 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

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Radio Engineers, Scientists, Musicians, and the Trautonium: Berlin in the 1920s and ‘30s

Speaker: Prof. Myles Jackson (History Of Science At The Institute For Advanced Study In Princeton)

Berlin in the 1920s witnessed the fruitful collaboration of applied physicists, physiologists, engineers, and musicians. The technical expertise of ra...

Location: Room NF003, Victoria College

British Library (London), Yates Thompson 3, Penitential Psalms (France), f. 165v, “Anger”

Lecture by Prof. Barbara H. Rosenwein, a specialist of the History of Emotions, "Angry Words, Then and Now"

The Centre for Medieval Studies cordially invites you to a lecture by Barbara H. Rosenwein  Professor emerita, Loyola University, Chicago ...

Location: Room 310, Centre for Medieval Studies, Lillian Massey Building 125 Queen’s Park

Image by Syrian visual artist Omran Narmo and evokes the destruction of Syria and the strandedness of its citizens

Syria: Revolution Between The ‘War On Terror’ And The ‘Refugee Crisis’

Speaker: Yassin Alhaj Saleh, Wendy Pearlman

Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto): Welcome & Introductory Remarks Yassin Elhaj Saleh (Wissenschaftskolleg-zu-Berlin): “The Syrian Revolution ...

Location: Medical Science Building 3154, 1 King's College Circle

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First Law of the Land: Sharing from the Great Dish

Speaker: Alan Ojiig Corbiere And Richard Hill

The desire on the part of University faculty and students to engage in meaningful ways with the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission have ...

Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C7


Minds under Siege: Diaries of the Leningrad Blockade

Speaker: Alexis Peri (Department Of History - Boston University)

Drawing on 125 unpublished diaries from the Soviet archives, this lecture offers an intimate look at the Leningrad Blockade, one of the longest and de...

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

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‘Constitutions Selection’: Darwin, Race, and Medicine

Speaker: Prof. Suman Seth (Department Of Science And Technology Studies - Cornell University)

In the course of his discussion of the origin of variations in skin colour among humans in his Descent of Man, Charles Darwin suggested that darker sk...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College