OUR EVENTS

“(Re) Imagining the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism” Summer Institute Course

Location: Concordia University (1250, Guy Street), Montréal, QC, Canada

Start Date: 04/05/2020 12:00 am   End Date: 18/06/2020 11:59 pm

The UNESCO-PREV Chair presents its Summer Institute course titled “(Re) Imagining the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism”, offered through distance-learning classes from May 4th to June 8th, and from June 16th to 18th, 2020.

Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity Representativeness For the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Location: Le Gesù (room Custeau), Montréal, QC, Canada

Start Date: 17/03/2020 5:00 pm   End Date: 17/03/2020 7:00 pm

As part of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Ministry of Canadian Heritage, Québec region, will host an event titled “Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity Representativeness For the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” on March 17th, 2020, in Montréal, Canada.

M. Vivek Venkatesh, Co-Holder of the UNESCO Chair in prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism and Professor at Concordia University, will represent the Chair and its Project SOMEONE at the event.

“Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism in Québec: Overview and Perspectives” Two-Day Conference

Location: Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Start Date: 07/05/2020 8:45 am   End Date: 08/05/2020 5:00 pm

Alongside their collaborators, the UNESCO Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV Chair) and the Research and Action on Social Polarisations (RAPS) team co-organize a two-day conference on the outcomes and perspective from initiatives and practices in the field of prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism in Québec.

‘Social Polarisations, the Future of Youth and Learning Environments’ Conference

Location: New Residence Hall - McGill University, 3625 Parc avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3P8

Start Date: 02/04/2020 8:00 am   End Date: 03/04/2020 5:00 pm

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the event has been cancelled. Presented by the Research and Action on Social Polarisations team, in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism, the SHERPA Institute and the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, the conference « Polarisations sociales, avenir des jeunes et milieux éducatifs » will be held on April 2nd and 3rd 2020 in Montréal.  Associated with growing social inequalities, the global rise of populism legitimizes hate speech and comes with the resurgence of various identity tensions. This context spares neither Québec nor Canada:

Euro-Mediterranean Seminar for the Engagement of Youth and Women Against Extreme Violence and Radicalization

Location: Rabat, Morocco

Start Date: 12/12/2019 9:30 am   End Date: 13/12/2019 4:00 pm

The UNESCO Chair in the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Extremism is collaborating with Network Practicies H2020, l’Université Toulouse II Jean Jaurès, l’Association des militants des savoirs and l’Université de Mohamed V, among others, to organize a Euro-Mediterranean Seminar for the Engagement of Youth and Women Against Extreme Violence and Radicalization, from December 12–13, 2019, in Rabat. The aim of this two-day seminar is to bring together scientific experts from Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean, political decision makers from the cities and countries involved, professionals, as well as the economic actors. This meeting has a triple objective: a) To produce a database of skills