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2012

Thursday, January 26 , 2012, 4:00 pm
Warren Zev Harvey (Professor of Jewish Thought, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), "Notions of Divine and Human Love in Jewish Thought"
Information: http://www.cjs.utoronto.ca
Room 318, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
Sponsored by the Centre for Jewish Studies, Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of Philosophy, D.A.A.D., Joint Initiative in German and European Studies and the Department for the Study of Religion.

Thursday, February 2 , 2012, 2:00-6:00 pm
Reading and Translation Workshop with the Swiss-Croatian writer Dragica Rajčić
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11484
Room 208, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by Goethe Institut Toronto, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

Thursday, February 9, 2012 4-6 pm
David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye (Brock University),“What Is Russian Orientalism ?"
Information:http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11614
Room 208, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, and the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies.

Monday, February 27, 2012, 4:00-6:00 pm
Fatima el-Tayeb (University of California San Diego), "Postracial Europe? Minority Activism and the Queering of Ethnicity"
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11538
Room 108, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, Centre for the Study of the United States, Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, Department of History, Centre for Diaspora & Transnational Studies, Women and Gender Studies Institute, and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

Friday, March 16, 2012 2:00-4:00 pm
Myra Marx Ferree (the Martindale-Bascom Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for German and European Studies at the University of Wisconsin), "Varieties of Feminism: German Gender Politics in Global Perspective"
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11389
Room 108, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, the Sociology Department, the Women and Gender Studies Institute, and the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies.

Monday, March 19, 2012, 4:00 pm
Kenneth B. Moss (Felix Posen Associate Professor of Jewish History, John Hopkins University), "Unchosen Peoplehood: Spoiled Identity, National Horizons, and the Political Imagination of Polish Jews, 1918-1939"
Information: http://www.cjs.utoronto.ca
Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 ST. George Street
Sponsored by the Centre for Jewish Studies, Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, D.A.A.D., Al and Malka Green Yiddish Studies Program at University of Toronto, and the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:00-2:00 pm
Gökçe Yurdakul (the Humboldt University, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences), "Changing Turkey for Germany: Democracy, Secularism and the Headscarf Debates"
Information:http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11708
Room 108, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 2:00-4:00 pm
Genevičve Zubrzycki (Department of Sociology, University of Michigan), "Stretching the Symbolic Boundaries of the Nation: Jewish Renaissance and Philo-Semitism in Contemporary Post-Holocaust Poland"
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11372
Room 108N, North House Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place
Sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and Eurpean Studies, and the Centre for Jewish Studies.

Thursday and Friday, April 12-13, 2012
"Where is German? The Global Imagination and the Location of Culture,"Fifth Annual Toronto German Studies Symposium
Download program here.
Room 108N, North House Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place
Sponsored by Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Jackman Humanities Institute, DAAD, SSHRC, Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Friday and Saturday , April 20-21, 2012
After the Crises? Germany and its Partners in a Changing Europe." International Conference
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11323
Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Sponsored by the Joint Initiative for German and European Studies, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Konrad Adenauer Foundation, and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and the Centre for Jewish Studies.

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:00-5:00 pm
Michael David-Fox (Author, Georgetown University), "Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941" (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Susan Gross Solomon (Discussant, Munk School of Global Affairs)
Seva Gunitsky (Discussant, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto)
Room 108, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Information:http://www.munk.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=12372
Sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, and the Joint Initiative for German and European Studies.

Friday, September 28, 2012, 12:00-2:00 pm
Michael David-Fox (Georgetown University), "Smolensk under Nazi Rule: Problems of Entangled Histories"
Conference Room 2098 Department of History, Sidney Smith Hall 100 St. George Street
Information: http://www.munk.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=12752
Sponsored by the Department of History, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, and the Joint Initiative for German and European Studies.

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 10:00-12:00 pm
DAAD Information Session for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
The DAAD Information Centre Toronto is dedicated to serving the needs of students and faculty in Canada. It promotes study and research in Germany, advises local students on funding opportunities, and builds ties between German and Canadian universities. This information session will focus on DAAD scholarship opportunities for Undergraduates and Graduates. Specific questions can be addressed with DAAD staff members following the presentation.
Room 208, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs (1 Devonshire Place)
Information: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=12634
Sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

 

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