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Symposium on Genocide and Reconciliation. Canada and Beyond

Pearson Global and Ontario International Development Agency

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)

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OIDA Pearson Lectures

Organized by Pearson Global 

Genocide and Reconciliation: Canada and Beyond

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 6:30 PM

Event Location

Conference Centre, Marriot Downtown Hotel, CF Eaton Centre

525 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2



Dr. Andy Knight, Ph.D.

Professor W. Andy Knight is former Director of the Institute of International Relations in Trinidad and past Chair of the Department of Political Science of the University of Alberta. He is currently Professor of International Relations in the Political Science Department at the UA and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC). He has written and edited several books on Global Politics, the United Nations, Terrorism, Building Sustainable Peace and Regional integration movements.

His most recent books include: Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gendered Approach (with Tanya Narozhna of the University of Winnipeg) published by University of Toronto Press in 2016; Remapping the Americas: Trends in Region-Making, with Julian Castro-Rea & Hamid Ghany (Ashgate 2014); The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect (with Frazer Egerton) – Routledge 2012; Towards the Dignity of Difference?: Neither 'end of History' Nor 'clash of Civilizations' (with Mojtaba Mahdavi) – Ashgate 2012; and Global Politics (with Tom Keating) – Oxford University Press 2010.


Dr. Christopher Isike, Ph.D.

Christopher Isike, Ph.D. is a Professor of African politics and International Relations, Department of Political Science University of Pretoria, Hartfield, South Africa. An Africanist scholar by research standpoint, Prof Isike’s teaching and research interests revolve around the quality of women’s political representation in Africa, women and peace-building in Africa, African immigration to South Africa, human security, human factor development in Africa, African soft power politics and development dynamics. A C3 rated researcher by South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), Prof Isike has published scores of quality articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He consults for the UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women and the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government on gender equality and women empowerment issues in the province. In recognition of his work on gender equality in Africa, he was selected by the South African government to be part of a KwaZulu-Natal government delegation to Ethiopia on a study tour to explore its social transformation model in ending early childhood/forced marriages in 2013. Prof Isike has just finished a one-year sabbatical stint as Senior Research Advisor at the Shell Petroleum Development Company in Nigeria where he was a programme monitoring and evaluation specialist in the External Relations Department of the company. He is a Council and Executive member of the South African Association of Political Science (SAAPS), a member of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS), EPOS; Global conflict mediation and resolution network and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA).  


Dr. Neville Hewage, Ph.D.

Neville Hewage, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Professor of the Law and Justice Division, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He also research fellow of the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law at Laurentian University. Dr. Hewage is managing editor of the OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development. The Journal indexed in SSRN, EBSCO, DOAJ, AMICUS Canada Library and Archives databases. Dr. Hewage is also a convener of the International Conference on Sustainable Development, 2019 conference be held in Harvard University, Boston, USA.

Dr. Hewage is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and licensed to provide legal services. He is a senior partner of the Hewage Law Group.


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Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre
525 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2L2

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)

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