The Roots of Our Resistance: Indigenous Peacemaking and the Current Crisis

September 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Zoom webinar

The International Peace Research Association (IPRA), in commemoration of the United Nations International Day of Peace annual celebrations and in conjunction with four of our five active regional associations, is pleased to invite you to this special program :

This two-hour web-based event will feature leading Indigenous scholars from across the globe, spotlighting ancient practices in the context of their contemporary relevance and urgency. Panelists include: Kelli Te Maiharoa, New Zealand-based former IPRA Executive member and member of the Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association; Matt Mogekwu, former IPRA Executive member and co-founder of the Africa Peace Research and Education Association; Jim Fenelon, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies at California State University San Bernardino (US); and Adriana Anacona Munoz, Colombia-based representative of the Latin American Council on Peace Research (CLAIP). The program will also include Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) 2019 Peace Awardees Niigaanwewidem James Sinclair and Sarah Fontaine-Sinclair, and will by moderated by IPRA Secretary-General Matt Meyer, PJSA’s liaison to IPRA Polly Walker, with translation/interpretation by CLAIP representative Marcela Agudelo

As this event is being held as part of the fully-online PJSA 2020 annual conference, we ask that everyone interested in attending this historic event, REGISTER IN ADVANCE, paying what you can for the session. Please note: anyone can register as a student and pay nothing, but registration is essential in order to get the email link to join the web=event. Please pay if you can, but register in any case so at least you can participate:

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