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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

Extremism and Radicalization in Quebec and Canada: Current Situation and Issues

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June 27, 2019. The UNESCO-PREV Chair and the Ministry of International Relations and Francophonie organized this conference in Quebec City. Representatives from the Ministries of International Relations and Francophonie, Public Safety, Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion and Education were in attendance. During this conference, the three co-chairs addressed four relevant topics on violent extremism and the way in which they are handled in Quebec and Canada: the return of extremist travellers, the far right, the treatment of radicalized people and finally, social pedagogy to prevent online hate speech and to build community resilience.

Meeting between the International University of Rabat and the Université Saint-Louis in Brussels

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June 14, 2019. The Chaire Cultures, Sociétés et Faits Religieux and the Université de Saint-Louis de Bruxelles launched a collaborative teaching and research project. Meeting between the International University of Rabat and the Université Saint-Louis in Brussels for the implementation of a collaborative program between the “Cultures, Societies and Religious Facts” Chair and University of Saint-Louis of Brussels research and teaching projects. More information here

Round table on intersectionality

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May 15, 2019. The Dialogue Plus Project of the “Organisation Actions Interculturelles” (AIDE), organized a round table discussion on intersectional feminism and intersectionality. Dialogue Plus aims to prevent discrimination, prejudice and radicalization in our society by carrying out actions that promote intercultural dialogue and coexistence. This event sought to demystify the concept of intersectionality through enriching discussions about the reality and issues of people at the intersection of various types of discrimination through examples of Quebec and international news. More information here

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