WEBINAR ARCHIVE

Residential schools and its history and impacts

Extremism and violence prevention

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Realize Radicalization Webinar

On June 3rd, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC), in collaboration with Realize Radicalism hosted a podcast on Countering Extremism.

Speakers-

Aluk Fontaine Richardson – Co-director of Realize Radicalization

Mauro Lubrano – Phd Candidate in International Relations at the University of St.Andrews

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Realize Radicalization Webinar #2

On Apr 6, 2021

Canada’s extremism landscape

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Realize Radicalization Webinar Series-1 (Brad Gallowa

On November 11th, 2020, Realize and Radicalization and the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on violent extremism.

Panelist-

Dr. Kawser Ahmed – Executive Director at CRRIC, Co–director at Realize Radicalization.

Brad Galloway – Case manager at Life After Hate, Research and Intervention Specialist at Organization for Prevention of Violence.

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EP 16: Radicalization to Extremism During a Pandemic

On August 23rd, 2020, The Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to discuss youth perspectives on how the pandemic has affected radicalization to extremism.

Panelist-

Aluk Fontaine Richardson, Co-founder of Realize Radicalization

Ethan Margolis – 2nd-year Political Science Students at the University of Winnipeg

Tim Blankenburg – History and International Relations graduate at The University of Erfurt, Germany.

Pauline-Sophie Dittman – Peace and Conflict Student at theEberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.

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EP 14: Realizing Radicalization During a Pandemic

On August 9th,2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) and Realize Radicalization (RR) held a webinar on the topic: “Violence that Leads to Radicalization and Extremism”.

Panelist-

Caiden Lee – Co-Founder of Realize Radicalization

Ethan Margolis – Co-Founder of Realize Radicalization

Von Jamora – Co-Founder of Realize Radicalization

Ahnaf Tousif – Researcher, Realize Radicalization

Genocide prevention

Anti Racism and reconciliation

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Rise above for Peace event – Women Empowerment

On September 22nd 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted their fourth event of the International Peace Day Festival, focusing on women empowerment.

Panelist
Patricia Kumbakisaka – Global Ambassador of Canada at Youth Opportunities

Janice Hamilton – CEO of Manitoba Council for International Cooperation

Gary Senft – Co founder and Co Chair, Peace Day Festival, Rotarian, Winnipeg Peacebuilder Committee.

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The Cure for Hate

On September 19th 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada ( CRRIC) hosted their third event of the International Peace Day Festival, focusing on cure for hate.

Panelist-

Gary Senft – CRRIC Adviser, Co-organizer of the Peace Day event

Tony McAleer – Author The Cure for Hate

Peter Hutchison – Director and Producer of The Cure for Hate, Author, Educator, Activist and Filmmaker – Requiem For The American Dream.

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The Forgiveness Project (Rise Above for Peace Event-2021)

On September 14th 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada ( CRRIC) hosted their first webinar event of the International Peace Day Festival.

Panelist

Marina Cantacuzino – Founder of the Forgiveness Project

Louisa Hext – Forgiveness Project

Gary Senft – Peacebuilder, Rotary Club Winnipeg

Bjørn Ihler – The Khalifa Ihler Institute.

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Re-Centring Reconciliation

On August 16th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on “Re-centring Reconciliation”.

Panelist-

Deborah Richardson – Deputy Ministry of Indigenous Relations and reconciliation

Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair – Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba

Aluk Fontaine Richardson – Co-director of Realize radicalization.

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Reconciling Past and Present: Lessons from TRC (Rotary Peace Fellows Event)The Cure for Hate

On June 4th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) together with Rotary Club of Winnipeg Peacebuilder Committee (RCWPC) hosted a webinar titled “Reconciling the Past and Present”.

Panelist-

Elder Noel Milliea – Elsipogtog First Nation Paul Harris Fellow
Gerene Robichaud – Rotarian
Eduardo da Costa – Rotary Peace Fellow
Rhett Sangster – Rotary Peace Fellow.

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CRRIC & RCWPC Webinar#4 on City of Wpg Anti-Racism Week

On March 27th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a joint webinar with the Rotary Club of Winnipeg Peace Building Committee (RCWPC) to uncover ways to build peace and cooperation in the age of social polarization.

Guest Speakers-

Tony McAleer – Author, Co-founder of Life After Hate

Speakers

Bonnie Emerson – Winnipeg Police Service

Andrea Lefort – Winnipeg Police Service

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CRRIC & RCWPC Webinar#3 on City of Wpg Anti-Racism Week

On March 26th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a joint webinar with the Rotary Club of Winnipeg Peace Builder Committee (RCWPC) on the potential for combating hate through storytelling.

The event was held in tandem with the City of Winnipeg’s anti-racism week.

Guest Speaker

Rais Bhuiyan – 9/11 hate crime survivor, Peace Activist, Founder of World Without Hate

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CRRIC & RCWPC Webinar#2 on City of Wpg Anti-Racism Week

On March 26th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) and the Rotary Club of Winnipeg hosted a joint webinar on the role of diversity and inclusion at both a global and local level.

Guest Speaker-

Patricia Kumbakisaka –

Global Ambassasor of Canada 2021 for Youth Opportunities, Strategic Communications and Partnership Coordinator at the International Association of Political Science.

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CRRIC & RCWPC Webinar#1 on City of Wpg Anti-Racism Week

On March 20th, 2020, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the enforcement, engagement and emancipation in policing in Minnesota.

Panelist-

Louisa Hext, MA, mediator, coach, and board member at Conflict Resolution, MN

Regina Seabrook – Educator and Board Member at Conflict Resolution, MN

Dr. Raj – Associate Professor at Minnesota State University, Board Member at Conflict Resolution, MN

D’Andre Gordon – Changemaker, MSU, Board Member at Conflict Resolution, MN

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CRRIC Rotary Peace Days 2020 event #1

On September 12th, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) held a webinar titled “Role of Volunteerism in Advancing World Peace” 

Panelist-

Professor Dr. Maharul Islam – Professor of Anthropology at the University of Science and Technology in Bangladesh, Director and Chairman at the Institute of Anthropology

Bob Hopkins – Philanthropist, Aauthor

Barrister Mutassim Billah Faruqui – Rotarian and DG Elect 2021-22

Naila Bari – Rotary Club of Baridhara Central past President.


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EP 17: The Evolution of Right-Wing and Neo-Nazi Movements in North America

On August 28th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the evolution of right-wing and Neo-Nazi movements in North America.

Panelist-

Dr. Barbara Perry – Director of the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism, Professor of Criminology and Justice at Ontario Tech University

Bradley J. Galloway – Case Manager at Life After Hate, Research and Intervention Specialist at the Organization for the Prevention of Violence (OPV).

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EP 8: BLM Movement and Race Relations in Canada

On June 26th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement and race relations in Canada.

Panelist-

Devon Clunis – President of the Clunis Consulting Group Inc, Former Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service

Dr. Brian Rice – Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba

David Gerald Newman – Co-Chair and Founder of the Peace Building Committee of the Rotary Club Winnipeg

Nwora C. Azubike – Master of Human Rights student at the University of Manitoba

Kwadwo Kyei-Poakwah – Student of the Joint Master of Arts Program in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba

Youth education and impact of COVID19

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COVID-19: A Perspective from Bangladesh

On September 27, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on “COVID-19: A Perspective from Bangladesh.

Panelist-

Professor Dr. M. Manzurul Hassan: Professor and Chair – Department of Geography, Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society at Institute of British Geographers

Dr. Nahreen I. Khan – Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Associate Director of Research, CRRIC.

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EP 3: Joint Webinar – Impacts of COVID-19 on Tertiary Education Nation’s Response

In May 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC), and the Institute of Applied Anthropology hosted a joint webinar on the effects the pandemic has had on tertiary education.

Panelist-

Dr. Bob Hopkins – Philanthropist and Professor of Business Studies at the University of Texas.

Izzeddin Hawamda – PhD candidate in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Sadeka Halim – Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at the University of Dhaka.

Dr. Helal Mouhiuddin – Professor of anthropology at North South University.

Women, Peace, & security

CONFLICT AND PEACEBUILDING

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EP 27: Joint Webinar with BCBS – International Mother Language Day

On February 21st, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar in celebration of International Mother Language Day.

Panelist-

Dr. Khalillur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada

Janice Lukes – City Councillor for Waverly West, Winnipeg Marvin Rotron – City Councillor for Snowdon, Montreal

Nasrin Masood – President of the Canada Bangladesh Association Inc.

Khawja Latif – President of the Manitoba Bangladesh Bhaban

Dr. Durdana Islam – Chairperson of the Status of Women, Manitoba NDP

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EP 6: Impacts of COVID-19 on Peacebuilding, Higher Education and Conflict

On June 16, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on peacebuilding, higher education and conflict.

Panelists-

Dr. Adam Mueller – Professor and Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Program at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Katerina Standish – Director of research at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Dr. Laura E. Reimer – Practicum coordinator for the Master’s of Human Rights program at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Evelyn Namakula Mayanja – Peace scholar and Sessional instructor at the University of Winnipeg.

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CRRIC-AFRISDA Webinar

On May 28th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) together with African Sustainable Development Advisors, Inc (AFRISDA) hosted a webinar on “Education in Emergency Situations for Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa”.

Panelist-

Rosine Assamoi – Co-founder and Executive Vice-President of AFRISDA

Professor Bento Novela – International Consultant on governance, strategic partnership, resources mobilization and human rights, Human Rights and Gender Co-Chair, Nuclear Weapons Abolition Committee

Dr. Djo Matangwa – Co-founder and CEO of AFRISDA

Kyaw Win – Rohingya Resource Person, CRRIC

Patricia Mushayandebvu – Humanitarian

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BCBS Webinar on Women, Security, and Peacebuilding

On May 7th, 2021 the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) and Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies in Canada (BCBS) hosted a webinar on “Women, Security and Peace-building: A 21st Century Perspective”.

Panelist-

Md. Shahriar Alam – MP and Honourable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.

Mobina S.B. Jaffer, Q.C. – Honorable Senator for British Columbia.

Jacqueline O’Neill – Ambassador of Women, Peace and Security, Global Affairs Canada.

Yasmin Ratansi – Honourable MP Don Valley East, Ontario.

Major General Kristin Lund – Former Head of Mission UNTSO, Norway.

Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo – MINUSCA, Military Gender Advisor for the Force.

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EP 9: Reflection on United Nations’ Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO)

On July 6th, 2020 the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to reflect on United Nations’ peacekeeping operations (UNPKO).

Panelist-

Mamun Al Mahmud – Retired colonel for the Army of Bangladesh, Military observer for the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Contingent member of the United Nations Iraq Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM).

Kazy Atiqul Haque – Retired major for the Army of Bangladesh, Military observer for the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMISS), Staff officer for the United Nations Operation in Code D’Ivoire (ONUCI).

Z M Sarwat Hossain – Retired commander for Bangladesh Navy, Member of the Joint M.A. Program in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba, Military observer for the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

Dr. Kawser Ahmed – Executive Director of CRRIC, UN Military observer in the United Nations Missions in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

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Advancing the Culture of Peace: A Way Forward

On June 18th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada and Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies (BCBS) hosted a webinar titled “Advancing the Culture of Peace: Way Forward”.

Panelist-

Ambassador Masud Bin Momen: Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary), Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh, and, former Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, New York.

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury – Former Under Secretary- General and High Representative of the United Nations, Former Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCOP)

Dr. Khalilur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada and Chief Patron of BCBS

Honourable Senator Salma Ataullahjan – Chair, Senate Standing Committee for Human Rights and Senator for Ontario

Honorable Senator Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Q. C. – Senator for British Columbia

Yasin Ratansi – Honourable Member of Parliament for Don Valley East, Ontario

David Gerald Newman Q. C. – Co-Chair and Founder of Peace Building Committee of Rotary Club of Winnipeg

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Messy Conversation, Peace Days Event

On April 11th, 2021 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on “Peace by Peaceful Means: A Journey Within”.

Guest Speaker-

Felix Haas – Independent Consultant and Political Analyst in Myanmar.

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EP 23: Conflicts in the Middle East

On November 27th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.

Panelist-

Howard Morry – Lawyer, Founding chair of the Arab Jewish Dialogue.

Ab Freig – Business Leader, CEO of Triple 3 Biotechnology.

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Past, Present, & Future of Homosapiens – A Conversation

On July 6th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to discuss homo sapiens – it’s past, present and future and Professor Yuval Noah Harari’s perspective of homo sapiens.

Speaker-

Dr. Kawser Ahmed – Executive Director, CRRIC

Dr. Mehdi Chowdhury – Bournemouth University, UK.

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Inauguration of Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies in Canada (BCBS)

The objective of the Bangabandhu Center for Bangladesh Studies in Canada will be to assist researchers to explore various channels that contributed to the development of Bangladesh, as well as work as a nexus between Canada and Bangladesh in order to replicate some of the development experiences of Canada.

The mission is to provide research, advocacy, scholarly dissemination, and academic exchange support for aspiring faculty members and researchers who are interested in conducting research related to Bangladesh.

Inauguration: March 26, 2021

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Challenges and Opportunities of PACS Progs – A North South Dialogue

On September 18th 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada ( CRRIC) hosted their second event of the International Peace Day Festival which will focus on the challenges and opportunities of the peace and justice program.

Panelist-

David Newman – Rotarian at City of Winnipeg, Director / At Large

Dr Adam Muller – Professor and Deputy Director of Peace and Conflict Studies at The University of Manitoba

Dr Khalilur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada

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COVID-19: A Perspective from Bangladesh

On September 27, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on “COVID-19: A Perspective from Bangladesh.

Panelist-

Professor Dr. M. Manzurul Hassan: Professor and Chair – Department of Geography, Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society at Institute of British Geographers

Dr. Nahreen I. Khan – Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Associate Director of Research, CRRIC.

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EP 15: Beyond Borders: An Examination of Mutual Implications of Annexation for Israel and Palestine

On August 20th, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the mutual implications of annexation for Israel and Palestine.

Panelist-

Izzeddin Hawamda – Educator at Seven Oaks School Division in Winnipeg, PhD candidate for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba

Leah Wilson – Social Justice Activist, MA candidate for Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University.

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Int’l mother language day

On March 26th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the implications of the military takeover in Myanmar for the Rohingyas.

Panelist-

Dr. Ronan Lee – Visiting scholar at Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Law, Author of ‘Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide’.

Yasmin Ullah – Rohingya Human Rights Activist Canada.

Major General Shahidul Haque – Former Defence Attache to Myanmar.

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EP 4: Impacts of COVID-19 on Peacebuilding, Refugee and Immigration in Canada

In June 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on COVID-19’s effects on refugees, immigrants and peacebuilding.

Panelist-

Dorota Blumczynksa – Executive director of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba.

Rotarian David Newman – Director/ At-Large.

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EP 23: Conflicts in the Middle East

On November 27th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.

Panelist-

Howard Morry – Lawyer, Founding chair of the Arab Jewish Dialogue.

Ab Freig – Business Leader, CEO of Triple 3 Biotechnology.

Climate change

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UN climate action and Bangladesh

On 7th December 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada in collaboration with the Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies hosted a webinar on the Climate Action – COP 26 and lessons learned for Bangladesh. 

Panelist-

 Dr. Khalil Rahman: High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Canada and Chief Patron of Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies 

Dr. C. Emdad Haque: Professor – Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba 

M. Anisul Islam: Director – Center for Natural Resources Studies, Bangladesh 

Malik Fida A Khan: Executive Director – CEGIS, Member – National River Conservation Commission, Bangladesh 

Moderator 

Dr. Kawser Ahmed: Adjunct Professor – University of Winnipeg, Executive Director – BCBS Canada

Diplomacy

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EP 13: Geo-Politics of the Rohingya Crisis and Its Possible Resolution

On July 24th, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) held a webinar on the Geo-Politics of the Rohingya Crisis and Its Possible Resolution.

Panelist-

Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, PhD -professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, and director at the Centre for Genocide Studies (CGS), Bangladesh.

Professor Ali Riaz, PhD – Professor and Thomas E Eimermann, Professor at the Department of Politics and Government at the Illinois State University, USA.

Professor AKM Mazharul Islam, PhD – Professor of Anthropology, SUST, Executive Director at the Institute of Applied Anthropology.

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EP 12: A Two-Part Talk on the “Purple Revolution” and “When China Sneezes”

On July 16th, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on A Two-Part Talk on ‘The Purple Revolution’ and ‘When China Sneezes: From the Coronavirus Lockdown to the Global Politico-Economic Crisis.

Panelist-

Dr. Cynthia McKinney – Assistant Professor at the North South University in Bangladesh, Served in the Georgia Legislature.

Dr. McKinny – U.S. House of Representatives in 1992, First African-American woman from Georgia in the U.S. congress.

Rohingya crisis research and activism

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Rohingya Crisis: What Can Canada Do?

On September 24th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on what Canada could do to aid the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh.

Panelist-

Senator Marilou McPhedran – CM, the Founder of the International Women’s Rights Project and the former Principle (Dean) of the University of Winnipeg Global College

Dr. John Packer – Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) at the University of Ottawa.

David Gerald Newman, QC, – Co-Chair and Founder of the Peace Building Committee of the Rotary Club of Winnipeg.

Sharon Okoye – Chief Coordinator of Media Champion Borders

Dr. Adam Muller – Professor of English at the University of Manitoba.

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Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees: A Game Theoretic Analysis

On August 20th, 2021 the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on Rohingya Repatriation – A Game Theory Approach.

Panelist-

Dr. Khalilur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada

Dr, Abdullah Yusuf – Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at University of Dundee, UK

Dr. Mehdi Chowdhury – Deputy Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics.

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ASEAN’s Role in Conflict Resolution in South East Asia

On June 21st, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the Myanmar conflict resolution in South East Asia.

Panelist-

Shaun Narine – Professor of Political Science at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick with an expertise in ASEAN, International Institutions and Canadian Foreign Policy in the Asia Pacific.

Md Shahidul Haque – Professorial Fellow at the South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance at North South University, Dhaka Bangladesh, Former Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh.

Dr. Khalilur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada.

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CRRIC-BCBS collaborative special webinar – Rohingya crisis

On April 6th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar to discuss international responses to the evolving Rohingya crisis.

Panelist-

Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen – Honourable Foreign Minister of Bangladesh

Dr. Khalilur Rahman – Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada.

Senator Marilou McPhedran – Human Rights Advocate.

Dr. John Packer – Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa.

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EP 26: Rohingya Crisis: What International Communities Can Do

On February 16th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on how the international community can take action to aid the Rohingya crisis.

Panelist-

Dr. Khalillur Rahman – the Honourable High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada.

Shahidul Haque – Former Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh.

Tun Khin – President of the Burmese Rohingya Organization, United Kingdom.

Catherine West – Member of Parliament for Hornsby and Wood Green, United Kingdom.

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EP 25: Evolving Rohingya Crisis: What Lies Ahead

On February 10th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the evolving Rohingya crisis.

Panelist-

Dr. John Packer – Associate professor of Law and Director of the Human Right Research and Education Centre.

Marvin Rotrand – City Councillor for Snowdown, Montreal, Founder and Director of the Rohingya Association of Canada.

Samantha McGovern – Co-Executive Director of Inter Pares, Ottawa

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EP 24: Rohingya Relocation to Bhasanchar and Adolescent Education

On December 14th, 2020, Conflict and Resilience Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the implications of the relocations of the Rohingya population to BhasanChar.

Panelist-

Dr. Sadeka Halim – Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at the University of Dhaka.

John Packer – Director of Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. AKM Mazharul Islam – Professor of Anthropology at SUST, Adjunct Professor at the James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Alex Blum – Founder of Blum Family Foundation, Chief Innovation Officer at Applied Bioplastics.

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EP 24: Rohingya Relocation to Bhasanchar and Adolescent Education50 Years of Canada-Bangladesh Diplomacy

On December 14th, 2020, Conflict and Resilience Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the implications of the relocations of the Rohingya population to BhasanChar.

Panelist-

Dr. Sadeka Halim – Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at the University of Dhaka.

John Packer – Director of Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. AKM Mazharul Islam – Professor of Anthropology at SUST, Adjunct Professor at the James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Alex Blum – Founder of Blum Family Foundation, Chief Innovation Officer at Applied Bioplastics.

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‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and others Pt-IV

On October 17th, 2020, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted the fourth webinar of the series on ‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and Others. The webinar series was in partnership with the International Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Panelist-

AKM Mazharul Isla – Professor at SUST, Adjunct Professor at the James P. Grant School of Public Health at BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Yuriko Cowper – Smith, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, University of Guelph.

Fidèle Sebahizi – Ph.D. Candidate at Liberty University.

Onesphore Sematumba – Crisis Group International.

Adèle Kibasumba – Mahoro Peace Association.

Yasmin Ullah – Activist, Rohingya Human Rights Network.

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‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and others Pt-III

On October 10th, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute (CRRIC) hosted the third webinar of the series ‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and Others.

Panelist-

Dr. Helen Hintjens – Erasmus University

Jean Pierre Mujyambere – PhD Candidate at Gent University

Javiet Ealom – Chief Strategic Officer of CRDI.

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‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and others Pt-II

On October 2nd, 2020, The Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted the second part of the webinar on the theme of ‘Unwanted Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles.

Panelist-

Dr. Lazare Sebitereko – Rector of Eben-Ezer University of Minembwe, DRC.

S.R. Khan Orthy – CRRIC

Janosch Kullenberg – Bremen International.

Dr. Thea Hillhorst – Professor at Erasmus University.

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‘Unwanted’ Peoples and Boundaries of Citizenship Struggles: Rohingya, Banyamulenge and others Pt-I

On September 26th, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on the citizenship struggles of Rohingya, Banyamulenge and others.

Panelist-

Dr. Gregory Stanton – Genocide Watch.

Thomas Shacklock – Genocide Watch.

Maitre John – Tibasima

Delphin Ntanyoma – Ph.D. Candidate, Erasmus University.

Dr. Kawser Ahmed – Executive Director, CRRIC.

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CRRIC book launch-2022

CRRIC’s 2nd book launch

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CRRIC BOOK LAUNCH-2020 – THE ROHINGYA CRISIS

This is a book launch video on Rohingya Crisis.

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EP 10: Rohingya Crisis – A Perspective from Bangladesh

On July 10th, 2020 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) held a webinar on the Rohingya Crisis: A Perspective from Bangladesh.

Panelist-

Dr. Kaosar Afsana – Professor at James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at the BRAC University in Bangladesh, Former Director of the Health, Nutrition and Population Programme at BRAC.

AKM Mazharul Islam – Professor of Anthropology and SUST Director at the Institute of Applied Anthropology.

Md. Shamsud Douza – Additional Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (Deputy Secretary) at the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Office, Cox’s Bazar.

Mr Md Rshadul Islam – Senior Assistant Secretary and Camp in Charge in FDMN camps 11, 12 and 18, Cox’s Bazar.

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EP 7: Impacts of COVID-19 on Rohingya Crisis

On June 21st, 2020, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar on The Impact of COVID-19 on the Rohingya Crisis: A Perspective from the Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative (CRDI).

Panelist-

Saifullah Muhammad Rohin – Co-founder CRDI

Yukiko Cowper-Smith – PhD candidate in Political Science, University of Guelph.

Ahmed Ramadan – Board Member at CRDI.

Riyan Khyyat – Advocate for Rohingya youth in education, CRDI.

Javiet Ealom – Chief Strategic Officer, CRDI.

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EP 11: Refugee, Immigration and Resettlement

On July 14th 2020, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) held a webinar on Refugee, Immigration and Resettlement Post COVID-19 with special focus on the Rohingya Crisis.

Panelist-

Lori Wilkinson, PhD, – Professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba

Md. Mahmudur Rahman Bhuiyan, PhD, – Research and Development Specialist at N.E.E.D.S. Inc. in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Seid Oumer Ahmed – Refugee Response Coordinator at the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO).

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3rd Year of Rohingya Exodus-Panel discussion and Documentary ‘Nigrohokal’ A Long Road of Persecution

This is the part of the panel discussion that was held on 25 Aug 2020 hosted by CRRIC.

Youth and anti-nuclear movement

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Passing the Torch: Youth in Nuclear Disarmament Movement

On July 20th, 2021 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a webinar titled “Passing the Torch: Youth in the Disarmament Movement”.

Panelist-

Maureen Brouwer – Co-Founder Youth Nuclear Peace Summit, Coordinator of Community Peace Initiatives SGI Canada – Winnipeg, Board Member at International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

Avinashpall Singh – Youth Co-Chair of the Youth Nuclear Peace Summit

Estelle Lamoureux – Chair of Education for Canadian Commission for UNESCO, Co-Chair of the Youth Nuclear Peace Summit

Rooj Ali – Youth Co-CHair of the Youth Nuclear Peace Summit

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Re-Building Anti-Nuclear Weapon Movement: Window of opportunities

On May 29th, 2021 Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) together with Rotary Club of Winnipeg Peacebuilder Committee (RCWPC) hosted a webinar titled “Rebuilding the Anti-Nuclear Weapon Movement: Windows of Opportunity ”.

Panelist-

Dr. Richard Denton – Co-Chair, North America, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear Weapons.

Douglas Roche – Author of ‘Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era.

Dr. Ann Frisch – Chair, Rotary Action Group for Peace Nuclear Weapons Education Subcommittee.

Ukraine War

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Ukraine War Episode 2

Ukraine Conflict

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Practicum Student Webinars

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CRRIC Practicum Student Webinar Series or TRC-1

On October 18th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted the second Truth and Reconciliation series on “Residential Schools in Canada and The Ways Forward”.

Panelist-

Kimberly Murray BA, LL.B, IPC – Executive Lead at the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Aluk Fontaine BA – University of Winnipeg, Co-director at Realize Radicalization

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CRRIC Practicum Student Webinar Series or TRC-2

On 31st October, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted their third series on the discussion around “Residential Schools in Canada: Healing and Reconciliation from Faith Leaders’ Perspectives”.

Panelist-

Fr. Augustine Ezedinuru – Catholic Priest in Charge of St. Alexander Catholic Church Sagkeeng First Nation, M.A.

Rev. Nancy Richard Bruyere – Associate Pastor of Christ Anglican Church Sagkeeng, Proud member Of the Sagkeeng First Nation.

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CRRIC Practicum Student Webinar Series or TRC-3

On November 29th 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada hosted a webinar on exploring Indigenous healing paths.

Panelist-

Larry Phillip Fontaine: Former Chief – Sagkeeng First Nation, Owner and President -Ishkonigan Inc.

Moderator

Chukwudi Jieme: MA Student Peace and Conflict Studies – University of Manitoba.

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CRRIC Practicum Student Webinar Series or TRC

On September 30th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted the first Truth and Reconciliation series which focused on “Revisiting The Issues Around Residential School in Canada”.

Panelist-

Dr. Thomas Matyok – Executive Director – Joint Civil-Military Interaction Network, Senior Lecturer in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Middle Georgia State University, USA.

Dr. Evelyn Mayanja – Assistant Professor at Carleton University, Instructor Joint Master’s Program – University of Manitoba & University of Winnipeg.

Dr. Adam Muller – Professor and Deputy Director of Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Manitoba, Canada

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CRRIC Practicum Webinar #1The Cure for Hate

On March 19th, 2021, the Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted Webinar on road safety challenges in the era of Covid-19.

Panelist-

Ing. David Osafo Adonteng – Director of Planning and Programme at the National Road Safety Authority, Ghana

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CRRIC Practicum Webinar #2The Cure for Hate

On April 8th, 2021, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute Canada (CRRIC) hosted a joint webinar with the Rotary Club of Winnipeg to discuss the role of women in safeguarding the environment.

Panelist-

Dr. Shirley Thompson – Associate Professor at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba

Natalija Vojno – Rotary Peace Fellow.

TRANSFORMATIVE DIALOGUE FOR PEACEBUILDING