R01(b) - Roundtable: The Problematic of Reconciliation
Date: Jun 4 | Time: 08:45am to 10:15am | Location: CIRS 1250
Chair/Président/Présidente : Peter Russell (University of Toronto)
Reconciliation became a prominent political theme following the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report on Canada’s residential school policy for Indigenous students. The objective of reconciliation has generally been taken to heal wounds, change behaviours, and create the conditions for good relationships. Participants in this Roundtable will take up a number of themes relating to problematic of reconciliation in the political and economic conditions in which we live.
ParticipantsMatt James (University of Victoria)David Macdonald (University of Guelph)Sheryl Lightfoot (University of British Columbia, Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics)Jean Teillet (Pape Salter Teillet LLP – Vancouver; Private Scholar)Gordon Christie (Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia)