Mexican historian Enrique Florescano will talk at the University of Toronto and York University, as part of the Canada-Mexico Exchange Program, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, through the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto.
Professor Florescano is one of the most influential Mexican historians and one of the most important researchers on the Mexican Pre-Columbian world, historiography, economic and social history, memory, myths and identities.
He has been the Founder and Director of the journal Nexos, the director of the National Institute for Anthropology and History, and has been awarded such distinctions as L’ordre national du merit and the Palmes académiques, from the Government of France, as well as the Premio Nacional de Ciencias y Artes from the Government of Mexico.
Florescano’s visit is co-organized by the Latin American Studies Program at University of Toronto, and the Hispanic Studies Department and the Office of the Principal of Glendon College, at York University.
University of Toronto, Centre for Ethics Seminar Room, 15 Devonshire Place, room 200. October 4th, 12:00pm-3:00pm: Enrique Florescano will inaugurate the second season of the Living Document series. Free. Dateline for register, September 30 las.utoronto.ca. The presentation will be given in Spanish.
York University, Glendon College, Fireside Room (York Hall 3rd floor). October 5th, 3:00pm: Professor Florescano will talk about “The social function of history”. The presentation will be given in Spanish with an English translation displayed. Free.