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Event #1205

Roundtable: The Problematic of Reconciliation

When: 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

08:45 - 10:15
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Where:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability - CIRS 1250
Series:
Association events , Reconciliation events
Language: 
English | anglais
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Reconciliation became a prominent political theme following the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report on Canada’s residential school policy for Indigenous students. The objective of reconciliation has generally been taken to heal wounds, change behaviours, and create the conditions for good relationships. Participants in this Roundtable will take up a number of themes relating to problematic of reconciliation in the political and economic conditions in which we live.

Speakers:
  • Matt James, Professor of Political Science, University of Victoria
  • David Macdonald, Professor and Research Leadership Chair CSAHS
  • Sheryl Lightfoot, Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia