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Here you will find the latest news about our exciting departmental events, and information about the cutting-edge research and teaching of our faculty, the projects of our administrative staff, the achievements of our students, and the activities of our alumni and friends. You will also discover why the disciplines that make up Historical Studies are crucial for understanding the world in which we live. In our globalized world, critical thinking, reading and writing skills, analysis of texts and events, and understanding of our globe’s diversity and pluralism are crucial for success.

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18/02/2017 - 18:05

The Historical Studies Department presents a Graduate Workshop "Doing Classics: A Workshop in Historical Methods".

18/02/2017 - 17:49

The Historical Studies Department presents "Classics and the World Today", a debate that will be featuring Professor Michele Salzman (University of California Riverside) and Professor Greg Woolf (Institute for Classical Studies, Universi

11/02/2017 - 22:14

The UofT Magazine covers an article discussing Shafique Virani speaking powerfully against Islamophobia at a recent TEDx Talk.

03/02/2017 - 21:53

The Feminist Lunch Series presents “Women in the Middle East: from Street Protests to Virtual Networking”. This talk will be featuring Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi.

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