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The wounded ones: Conversations about the multiple legacies of colonialism

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Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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This panel will discuss the term “genocide” and what has happened in Canada, Palestine, Rwanda and Namibia; the role and place of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions; and the legacies of colonialism. Our writers will discuss colonialism and its far-reaching effects and what Canadians can learn from these experiences.

Speakers include: Ghada Ageel, Editor of Apartheid in Palestine: Hard Laws and Harder Experiences, Visiting Scholar at the University of Alberta; Juliane Okot Bitek, author of 100 Days, Liu Institute for Global Studies, University of British Columbia; Peter Midgley, author of Counting Teeth: a Namibian Story, Senior Editor (Acquisitions), University of Alberta Press and Richard van Camp, author of The Lesser Blessed.

Moderator: Marcello Di Cintio, author of Walls: Travels Along the Barricades.

Event hosted by University of Alberta Press

In English