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Euro-Mediterranean Seminar for the Engagement of Youth and Women Against Extreme Violence and Radicalization, from December 12–13, 2019, in Morocco.

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

Landscape of Hope – Remixing the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Collection

Location: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

Start Date: 19/11/2019 12:00 pm   End Date: 22/11/2019 6:00 pm

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Concordia University graduate students in drama therapy, visual arts and sound studies are inviting graduate and undergraduate students from Concordia University to experience and reinterpret the museum collection through sense mapping, response art, sound collecting and remixing workshops which will run from Tuesday, November 19 to Friday, November 22, 2019. The event includes three distinct workshops on three consecutive days. The first, Senses Remixed, with Ehsan Akbari (Art Education, Concordia University) will feature sensory walks, sense mapping and mobile photography. These activities invite participants to observe, notice and interpret the spaces of the museum and to learn from and about each

Landscape of Hope – Theology in the city

Location: St Jax Church, Montreal

Start Date: 31/10/2019 7:00 pm   End Date: 31/10/2019 9:00 pm

As part of the 2019 Theology in the City Conference at Concordia University, Landscape of Hope will be participating in a musical and multimedia performance at St-Jax Church on October 31st from 7:00p.m.-9:00p.m. This year’s free week-long conference hosted by the Department of Theological Studies explores the themes of resilience, hope, suspicion and fear through a multidisciplinary lens. Landscape of Hope  is a unique intervention that magnifies youth narratives as they pertain to building resilience against racism, discrimination, prejudice and cyber bullying. The digital art initiative is youth-led and designed to empower them with critical digital literacy skills and social media tools to

International Chair Symposium: Menaces Identitaires & Résilience dans le Monde d’aujourd’hui

Location: Maison des Sciences de l'Homme de Dijon, France

Start Date: 21/11/2019 8:00 am   End Date: 22/11/2019 6:00 pm

The Psy-DREPI Laboratory of the University of Burgundy Franche-Comté – UB, Dijon, France, in partnership with the UNESCO Chair for the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV Chair), is organizing the international symposium ” Menaces Identitaires & Résilience dans le Monde d’aujourd’hui”. The world is currently suffering from a series of physical, psychological and identity-related traumas that threaten the balance of plural and mixed societies. In response to these threats, real or imagined, different individual and collective strategies are implemented at the State, societal, institutional and individual levels. Thus, plural forms of resistance and resilience appear to prevent identity

Prévenir la radicalisation violente : l’approche du CAPREV

Location: Concordia University, FB-804, 1250 Rue Guy, 8th floor, room 804, Montreal, QC H3H 2L3

Start Date: 24/10/2019 10:30 am   End Date: 24/10/2019 12:00 pm

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The Belgian organization Centre d’Aide et de Prise en charge de toute personne concernée par les Extrémismes et Radicalismes Violents (CAPREV) will be in Montreal on Thursday October 24, for a chat that is open to all. CAPREV’s mission is to provide open and welcoming telephone assistance to all those facing situations of concern or who have questions regarding their entourage. Representatives will present their approach. This free event will be offered in French and is co-organized by the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence (CPRLV) and Concordia University’s Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

Religion and Radicalization in West Africa and the Maghreb

Location: CÉGEP Édouard-Montpetit

Start Date: 11/09/2019 9:00 am   End Date: 11/09/2019 6:00 pm

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September 11, 2019. CEFIR is organizing a one-day conference at CÉGEP Édouard-Montpetit on “Religion and Radicalization in West Africa and the Maghreb.” The day will facilitate the study of the diverse facets of this theme in Morocco, the Sahel countries and the Lake Chad Basin. These interventions highlight national and regional contrasts, especially between the Moroccan situation where the state claims a religious legitimacy to counter extremism and West African countries where jihadist movements exploit a wide range of frustrations for destabilize states with limited means. The conference is also an opportunity to explore how other religious denominations, particularly Catholic

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