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Sunday, November 10 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
A Trial that Changed the Course of Social History: The Dreyfus Affair

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Dreyfus. It's a name that we all know and a story that we all know bits of. We choose to present the Dreyfus Affair because we believe that it's a story that includes a pointed warning and reminder of just how fragile the standards of civilized conduct prove to me in moments of national panic. Although this is a story that took place in the immediate shadow of the monument of modernity - the Eiffel Tower - and one of the first tests of modern pluralist liberalism and its institutions, it is a portent for all of us today with antisemitism on the rise once again.

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avatar for Sylvia Solomon

Sylvia Solomon

Dr. Sylvia Solomon is a retired educator with over thirty years in elementary schools, secondary schools, and several universities including the University of Toronto and Queens University. The last fourteen years of her career she worked at the Ontario Ministry of Education developing... Read More →
avatar for David Wintre

David Wintre

David Wintre is a retired businessman who has had a lifelong interest in history, philosophy, politics and law. He brings his intellectual curiosity, knowledge and presentation skills to each lecture. David has presented at the University of Toronto, Ryerson University and George... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm EST
J130