Challenges to Building Community Within Canadian Diversity

Date/Time
Date(s) - October 30, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Shaughnessy Heights United Church

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Join us for dialogue and discussion

October 30, 2016 / 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Kogila Moodley is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at UBC where she was the first holder of the David Lam Chair in Multiculturalism. She has served as President of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Racism, Nationalism and Ethnic Relations (RC05), and on the editorial board of several journals, including Ethnic and Racial Studies (London). Her research has been on xenophobia, political education, and comparative multiculturalism. She has been a fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study where together with Heribert Adam, they completed Imagined Liberation: Xenophobia, Identity and Citizenship in South Africa, Germany and Canada. 

Heribert Adam is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. Born in Germany and educated at the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he has published extensively on comparative ethnic conflicts, peacemaking in divided societies and socio-political developments in South Africa.

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