Senator Roméo Dallaire struggled to find the will to live after witnessing the worst side of humanity during the Rwandan genocide. Learning to take the long-term view is what saved him. In a public lecture at the University of Manitoba, the former commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda will encourage Canadians to […]
September 26th, 2012 · No Comments · History, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, political studies
May 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, Media, Music, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice
This year, the Alliance Française du Manitoba is partnering with the 6th Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival to promote storytelling and discourse on peace and justice.
The 6th Annual Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival will be held May 11 - 14, 2011, and the Honorary Chair of this year’s festival is Hannah Taylor, founder of The Ladybug Foundation.
March 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Campus Cast, Podcast, philosophy
Philosopher Emily Muller quickly explains why peace on Earth is so difficult to achieve.
Campus Cast Short is a special edition of the semi-weekly podcast Campus Cast, which is produced by the University of Manitoba and allows researchers to talk freely about their work.
May 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, English, Music, News Release, Outreach
The 5th Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival: Storytelling on the Path to Peace runs today, Wednesday, May 12, 2010, through Saturday, May 15, 2010.
“Because storytelling is at the heart of peacemaking, the festival nurtures the art of spoken-word storytelling in Winnipeg and the role of storytelling for peace and renewing community,” says Jessica Senehi, Mauro Centre […]
March 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · News Release, Students
Students who want to obtain advanced degrees in peace and conflict studies will be able to pursue a new Masters of Arts program in Manitoba effective September 2010.
The new joint Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies, which has been in the works for several years, is a partnership between The University of Winnipeg […]
October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · News Release, political studies
The 2009 Sol Kanee Lecture will be given by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Gazan physician who is a passionate and eloquent proponent of peace between Palestinians and Israelis. He has devoted his life to medicine and the search for reconciliation in the Middle East.
Tragically, on January 16th, Abuelaish lost three of his daughters and a […]
May 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, Media, Music, News Release, Outreach, Students
The 4th Annual Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival will spin some good yarns from Wednesday, May 6 to Saturday, May 9, 2009.The goal of the Festival is to promote the use of storytelling for peacebuilding and community-building, to promote student voice as a critical skill for global citizenship and for protecting human rights, and to nurture […]