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Peace & Conflict Studies Lecture Series

Join us for the 2017 Peace & Conflict Studies Lecture Series and get inspired by thought leaders in our community. This year’s theme is Making Culture, Making Change. Lectures take place on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30pm in Room A130. All lectures are free and open to students, employees, and the public.

September 20:  Check Your Head –  the Youth Global Action Network (CYH)
Check Your Head is a youth-driven not-for-profit organization providing education, resources, training and support for youth to live as engaged, independent and active citizens in local and global communities.  Active in environmental, economic and social justice movements of all kinds, CHY supports youth in creating a more equitable, democratic and sustainable future.

September 27: Audrey Siegl, sytemtana:t, St’agid Jaad, Activist
Sytemtana:t, St’agid Jaad, Audrey Siegl, an independent activist from the unceded lands of the Musqueam, has been active on grassroots environmental and social justice-political frontline movements. Audrey has worked on raising awareness of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW); Vancouver’s Downtown East Side (DTES) issues including housing, the fentanyl crisis, and displacement; and the connection between extractive industry projects and violations of First Nations, land and human rights.

October 4: David Ng, Theatre for Living
Founded in 1981, Theatre for Living has evolved from Augusto Boal’s “Theatre of the Oppressed.”, Theatre for Living‘s work is a worldwide leading example of theatre for social change; theatre for dialogue creation  and conflict resolution; theatre for community healing and empowerment. Theatre for Living understands that a community is a complexly integrated, living organism.

These lectures are coordinated through Langara’s Peace & Conflict Studies program and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department.

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