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History as Memory's Aggravation and Memory as History's Leaky Repository: Reflections on Modern Global History - 2014-11-27

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July 28th 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the start of that terrible war, World War I, also remembered as the Great War. That anniversary brought to the fore what societies remember, how they remember, and especially why they remember.


Location: DAVID TURPIN BUILDING- A102
Times:16:30 - 18:00
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Epidemics, Divine Intervention and the Christian Tradition - 2014-11-30

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Claims that Ebola or AIDS are divine punishment coexist uneasily with scientific approaches to disease. What are we to make of the conflict? Dr.Mitchell Hammond (History) explores the origins of a modern conundrum in the history of Europe after the Black Death of 1348.

Mitchell Hammond is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Victoria. He specializes in European history and the history of medicine.

 
Location:St. Philip's Anglican Church, 2928 Eastdowne Road, Oak Bay -
Times:19:00 - 20:00
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Decolonization and the Imagination: Bengal, Pakistan, and Global History - 2014-12-04

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Location: DAVID TURPIN BUILDING- A102
Times:16:30 - 18:00
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Seeing murderers, hearing victims: Female genocidaires and the politics of perpetration in post-genocide Rwanda - 2014-12-08

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Location: DAVID TURPIN BUILDING- A102
Times:16:30 - 18:00
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