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Art and Mennonite history book to be launched at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 12:33 PM

Nearly 10 years in the making, the official book launch of Along the Road to Freedom – Mennonite women of courage and faith featuring the paintings of artist Ray Dirks will take place at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 PM. All are invited, and admission is free.

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Dr. C. Arnold Snyder will speak at CMU on October 30 and 31

Lecture series to explore Protestant Reformation and its implications for today

Posted in News Releases  •  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

Winnipeg – Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a special lecture series delivered by the world’s foremost scholar on Swiss Anabaptism.

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CMU, community orchestra to celebrate the Reformation at special concert

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Winnipeg—The public is invited to a concert at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) celebrating the Protestant Reformation.

CMU, in collaboration with the Mennonite Community Orchestra, will present “Reformation 500” this coming Sunday, October 22 at 3 PM in the Loewen Athletic Centre (500 Shaftesbury Blvd.).

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The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia.

Menno Simons College to host public lecture on interfaith peacebuilding

Posted in News Releases  •  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 10:28 AM

Menno Simons College is pleased to present Dr. Jan Bender Shetler in a public lecture on interfaith relations in the city of Harar, Ethiopia, later this month.

The result of an eight-year collaborative research project between Dr. Bender Shetler and fellow academic Dawit Yehualashet, the lecture explores how Muslims and Christians have been able to maintain relatively peaceful relations in Harar over the last century, despite close and potentially volatile interaction.

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CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 4:02 PM

Two professors from Canadian Mennonite University’s Menno Simons College (MSC) are recipients of prestigious federal grant funds through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Dr. Jerry Buckland, Professor of International Development Studies, received a grant worth $263,000. Dr. Kirit Patel, Assistant Professor of International Development Studies, received $75,000.

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