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Karen Ridd, Teaching Assistant Professor, Conflict Resolution Studies at CMU's Menno Simons College campus and co-host of April 20's We Need to Talk  Zoom conversation about nonviolent resistance

We Need to Talk: Climate change and war

"When you are going through hell, keep on walking"

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Karen Ridd, Teaching Assistant Professor, Conflict Resolution Studies at CMU's Menno Simons College campus and co-host of April 6's We Need to Talk  Zoom conversation about nonviolent resistance

Nonviolent resistance: we need to talk

In my 20s, I supported the armed revolutionary movement in Nicaragua. At that time, I would have said that nonviolence was 'naïve', that it worked for Gandhi against the British in India because the British were so 'civilized' (if my former belief that the British were "civilized" colonizers leads you to guess that I'm basically a mix of Scottish/English/Irish settler stock, you'd be correct). I fully believed that to truly bring about revolutionary change, you'd need armed struggle.

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On the Russian invasion of Ukraine

As the world faces the brazen attack on Ukraine, the learning community of Canadian Mennonite University aches for lives lost and torn apart by horrific violence. We walk alongside current CMU students from Ukraine, their families who are suffering greatly, and also our alumni living in Ukraine.

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CSOP course inspires student to navigate Indigenous and Christian identities

Katie Anderson signed up for the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) because with the notoriously full schedule of a music student, she wanted to spread out her course load. But the class quickly became so much more than just getting another credit under her belt.

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Dr. Kirit Patel of Menno Simons College (MSC), Dr. Aruna Kumar Malik (Gujarat National Law University, India) and Dr. Alan Diduck (University of Winnipeg) launched a new book, <i>Advancing Environmental Justice for Marginalized Communities in India: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities</i>, in September 2021.

MSC team publishes book on environmental and social justice in India

Dr. Kirit Patel of Menno Simons College (MSC) with Dr. Aruna Kumar Malik of Gujarat National Law University in India and Dr. Alan Diduck of the University of Winnipeg launched a new book, Advancing Environmental Justice for Marginalized Communities in India: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities, in September 2021. It features many contributions from MSC students, exploring environmental justice and social equity in India.

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