Explore this page to learn about events held by the UNESCO-PREV Chair and its partners, which include webinars, summer institutes, conferences and panels.
Location: OnlineStart Date: 04/08/2020 4:00 pm End Date: 04/08/2020 6:30 pm
Marie-Ève Carignan, Head of Media Division of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, will take part in the event on August 4th, 2020 during a virtual workshop titled “Revisiting democratic spaces and citizen participation in times of pandemic” and organized by Élections Québec.
Location: OnlineStart Date: 23/06/2020 11:00 am End Date: 23/06/2020 2:30 pm
To contribute to the discussion on systemic racism, the Association for Canadian Studies, Metropolis Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO are organizing a free online conference titled “Understanding Systemic Racism in Canada: Concept and Data”. Bringing together experts to assess anti-racism policies and practices, present new data on Canadians’ perceptions of systemic racism, and share the perspectives of Indigenous and racialized communities in Canada, the web event will take place on June 23rd, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: OnlineStart Date: 04/06/2020 4:00 pm End Date: 13/12/2019 5:30 pm
Examining contemporary cases and international responses, this live briefing will bring together leading academic and policy experts to analyze gendered dynamics of violent extremism, and discuss what a gender lens means for how we respond to violent extremism today. On Thursday, the 4th of June 2020, from 16:00 to 17:30 (CET/GMT+1), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague will host an online live briefing, followed by a Q&A session, on gender and violent extremism.
Location: Concordia University (1250, Guy Street), Montréal, QC, CanadaStart 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.
Location: Le Gesù (room Custeau), Montréal, QC, CanadaStart 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.
Location: Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, CanadaStart 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.