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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
Invite F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas

F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas – recordings now available!

Alumni
Announcements

Professor Lorraine Daston, Director emerita, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin; Visiting Professor of Social Thought and History, University of Chicago, delivered the F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas at UC over Zoom on Nov. 2, 3, & 4, 2021.

If you missed a lecture, we are happy to note that it was recorded! You can view the lectures on our UC Alumni YouTube channel using the links below.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 
How Rules Succeed and Fail: An Intellectual History of the Particular – Miserable Failure: The War Against Fashion
View lecture one on the UC Alumni YouTube channel by clicking here.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
How Rules Succeed and Fail: An Intellectual History of the Particular – Rules for an Unruly City: Policing the Streets of Enlightenment Paris
View lecture two on the UC Alumni YouTube channel by clicking here.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 
How Rules Succeed and Fail: An Intellectual History of the Particular – Rules That Succeed Too Well: Spelling and Nationhood
View lecture three on the UC Alumni YouTube channel by clicking here.