A call for papers is open for the conference entitled “Extrémisme, populisme et théories du complot : les impacts de la pandémie sur la démocratie”, organized in collaboration with the Centre d’expertise et de formation sur les intégrismes religieux, les idéologies politiques et la radicalisation (CEFIR).
Participation in the bilingual symposium “Extremism and the Armed Forces”
On April 20, 2022, our co-holder, Prof. David Morin, participated in a bilingual symposium about “Extremism and the Armed Forces” in collaboration with CEFIR and Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean. He talked about the rise of right-wing extremism in the West.
Public appearance in front of the House of Commons standing committee on public safety and national security
Our co-holder David Morin was heard as an expert, on April 28, in a public intervention in front of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of the House of Commons
Panel ” Discours complotiste ou répression des débats : éviter l’amalgame entre perspective critique et désinformation “
On May 2, 2022 will be held, with the participation of our director of the media pole, Marie-Ève Carignan, the panel: ” Discours complotiste ou répression des débats : éviter l’amalgame entre perspective critique et désinformation “
Consultation on changes to the 1974 UNESCO Recommendation in the field of education and human rights
Our co-holder Vivek Venkatesh has been invited by UNESCO to participate in a Regional Technical Consultation for Europe and America. This consultation will involve proposing changes to be made to the Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, co-operation and peace and education relating to human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Government of Canada announces expert advisory group on online safety
The Honorable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the creation of a new Expert Advisory Panel on Online Safety on which our co-holders Ghayda Hassan and David Morin were selected.
Cross-sectional study on prevention and violent extremism in the Francophone space
On March 7, 2022, the UNESCO Chair in the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Extremism (UNESCO-PREV) presented to the Political Commission of the International Organization of La Francophonie the results of a study on the prevention of violent extremism in the Francophone space.
Call for papers for the symposium “Extremism and the Armed Forces “
The Centre d’expertise et de formation sur les intégrismes religieux, les idéologies politiques et la radicalisation (CEFIR), in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Extremism and the Royal Military College Saint-Jean, is launching a call for papers for its symposium entitled Extremism and the Armed Forces.
Call for papers: Conference on equity, diversity and inclusion in the cultural industries
The call for papers is open for the conference: “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Cultural Industries: The Role of Cultural Organizations” organized by our co-holder Vivek Venkatesh and professors from the Université du Québec en Outaouais.
Conference “Epistemology of contemporary jihadist radicalism”
The conference “Epistemology of Contemporary Jihadist Radicalism” is organized by the Centre de recherche Société, Droit et Religions de l’UdeS in partnership with the UNESCO-PREV Chair and the Centre d’études du religieux contemporain and animated by Mounia Ait Kabboura