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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Events

Welcome to the Centre on Hate, Bias & Extremism's Events Page!

Upcoming Event:

Summer Institute: State of Play, The Politics of Right Wing Extremism

Location: Online

May 30 - June 3 2022

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The Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism is proud to offer its first Summer Institute on right-wing extremism, in collaboration with the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR).

The Institute will be led by Dr. Barbara Perry and Dr. William Allchorn

Stakeholders and policy makers can choose to join the one week intensive certificate program. Register Here.

The online format is intended to expand our potential audience of participants internationally, as well as allowing us to invite speakers from across the globe.

Please direct your queries to barbara.perry@ontariotechu.ca. 

Event Programme

May 30 - June 3 2022

Week/Day

Topic

Students

Practitioners

Monday

May 30

 

Patterns of RWE Globally/Transnationalism

Brian Hughes 

(Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab)

Eviane Leidig

(International Center for Counter-Terrorism) (11am)

Heidi Beirich

(Global Project Against Hate and Extremism)

Paper presentation

Kara Bisson-Boivin

Media Smarts

Media Cultured

Tuesday

May 31

Political Violence/Terrorism:

Insurrections and Convoys

Amar Amarasingham 

(Queens University)

Rachel Carroll Rivas and Cassie Miller

(Southern Poverty Law Center)

Josh Roose 

(Deakin University)

Paper presentation

Brian Hughes

Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL)

Wednesday

June 1

Convergences/fluidity

Jakob Guhl 

(Institute for Strategic Dialogue)

Daniel Koehler 

(German Institute on Radicalization and De-Radicalization Studies 

Moustafa Ayad 

(Institute for Strategic Dialogue) 

 

Paper presentation

Chris Magyarics

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Thursday

June 2

Military and Law Enforcement Connections

Daniel Jones

(University of Northampton)

Andrew Crosby

(Carleton University)

Barbara Perry 

(Centre on Hate, Bias an Extremism)

 

Paper presentation

Jessica White 

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Friday

June 3

Government and Civil Society Responses

David Reid 

(New Zealand)

Virginie Andre & Onni Sarvela 

(Victoria University & EXIT Finland)

Fabian Wichmann

(EXIT Deutschland)

Jane Hurtig 

(Resilience BC Anti-Racism

Network)

Paper presentation

Exit UK Family