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May 2017

Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War

May 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - May 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G6 Canada
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War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war.  This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance. These stories are gleaned from letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs, government documents and family histories found in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. Together, they paint a picture of the Great War from a “peace church” perspective. Underlying this exhibit are the questions: Why are…

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November 2018

Imagining Peace: A Vision For Canada

November 10 @ 9:00 am - November 11 @ 4:30 pm EST
Kingston City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
Kingston, Ontario Canada
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$40 - $50

You are invited to a gathering in Kingston at the shores of Lake Ontario in Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory. PeaceQuest, a Kingston-based social justice organization, proposes a special event  November 9-11th, 2018, marking the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I. Tickets are now on sale! The $40 Early Bird rate is available until September 21st. Cost is $50 thereafter. Visit PeaceQuest for full program details and to reserve your seat today.  Featuring: Kuukuwa Andam – Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Graduate Student  …

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The Indo-Pacific: Security Governance & Peace

November 14 - November 15
Kaneff Research Tower, York University

This second round of the annual series of workshops on “The Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers” focusses on “The Indo-Pacific”. This workshop brings together scholars, officials and research experts to discuss a range of trans-frontier security issues emerging from the Indo-Pacific region. Of critical importance is clarity on what the “Indo-Pacific” construct means and implies, both as an epistemic category of geostrategic vision and as a geophysical domain in the larger context of perilous maritime-space-nuclear nexus. The workshop also aims…

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