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Pandemic brings together students in Canada and Philippines

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 5:07 PM

When students enrolled in Wendy Kroeker's upper-level Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies (PACTS) course, they didn't expect to have classmates 12,000 kilometres away.

Kroeker, Assistant Professor of PACTS at CMU, is teaching Cultures of Violence, Cultures of Peace to 16 students at CMU and 11 students in the Philippines.

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Peacebuilding in Action: CMU professor returns from delegation to Hong Kong

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 11:14 AM

Dr. Wendy Kroeker, Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), reflects on a week in Hong Kong, practicing solidarity and collaborative peacebuilding with the local church, in real time. For purposes of safety and sensitivity, some customary details are omitted from this report.

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate to give public lecture at CMU

Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 9:37 AM

Dr. Emily Welty, member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a public lecture at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) later this month as part of its annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP).

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Canadian Mennonite University signs MOU with Filipino peacebuilding institute

Friday, March 29, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) has entered into a collaboration agreement through a memorandum of understanding with the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc. (MPI). The memo states the intention of cooperation for collaboration on mutually beneficial grant opportunities, curriculum development, and activities for the advancement of programming between the two entities.

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Face2Face | Whose Neighbour Am I? Treaty One and Mennonite Privilegium (video)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

The stories of Indigenous and Mennonite peoples are woven into larger Canadian settlement movements, even as our experiences have been vastly different.

The early 1870's witnessed agreements with the government of Canada for both people groups. In August, 1871, Treaty 1—the first of seven signed Treaties—was signed between Canada and the Anishinabek and Swampy Cree of southern Manitoba, appropriating land from Indigenous peoples in return for reserved land and opening a basis for assimilation into Canadian society.

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