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15Nov2019
Photo of French Prisoners of War in WWII

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
Image of Prof. Antoine Compagnon

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
Professor Anna Shternshis

Saul Goldstein Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Professor Anna Shternshis, Al And Malka Green Professor Of Yiddish Studies And The Director Of The Anne Tanenbaum Centre For Jewish Studies

This lecture series presents topics of interest for Woodsworth alumni, the U of T community and members of the general public. Our 2019 Saul Goldstei...

Location: Kruger Hall Commons, Woodsworth College, 119 St. George St.

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
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

29Nov2019
French far-right youth protesting in the street

Empire's Legacy: Roots of the Far Right in Contemporary France

Speaker: John Veugelers

This talk introduces Empire’s Legacy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), which challenges the claim that globalization and its losers explain ri...

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