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Talking to human rights leaders, re-energizing the international human rights community during a time of upheaval

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Talking to human rights leaders, re-energizing the international human rights community during a time of upheaval

    War Rhetoric and Democracy with Professor Emeritus Robert L. Ivie

    War Rhetoric and Democracy with Professor Emeritus Robert L. Ivie

    What is war rhetoric? What is the effect of war rhetoric on democracy? And how can a closer examination of war rhetoric guide us towards a more peaceful future?
    In this episode, we spoke about war rhetoric and its effect on democracy with Professor Emeritus in English & American Studies, Robert L. Ivie (Indiana University), who has published countless academic articles and books on the topic. 

    • 13 min
    Opérations Doppelgänger ou les ressorts de la propagande russe - Nicolas Quénel

    Opérations Doppelgänger ou les ressorts de la propagande russe - Nicolas Quénel

    Ahead of the Montreal International Security Summit, MIGS hosted a Twitter/X Spaces discussion with French journalist Nicolas Quénel titled “Operations Doppelgänger ou les ressorts de la propagande russe”. 
    Please note that this interview is in French.
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    En amont du Sommet de Montréal sur la sécurité internationale, le MIGS a organisé une discussion sur Twitter/X Spaces avec le journaliste français Nicolas Quénel intitulée « Opérations Doppelgänger ou les ressorts de la propagande russe ».
     

    • 29 min
    ”Online violence is violence”: Misogyny in the Digital Age

    ”Online violence is violence”: Misogyny in the Digital Age

    As part of our series for the Digital Peace Project, this episode is a recording of a conversation with Guylaine Maroist, a Montréal-based filmmaker and producer who has tackled online hate speech and cyberviolence in her most recent documentary film project, "Backlash: Misogyny in the Digital Age". Guylaine joins the MIGS team to discuss her film and her new initiative: https://stopcyberviolences.ca

    • 28 min
    ”The War Came to Us”: A discussion with Christopher Miller

    ”The War Came to Us”: A discussion with Christopher Miller

    When Russia launched an unprovoked and illegal invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, Christopher Miller, the Ukraine correspondent for the Financial Times, was on the ground when the first missiles struck. Christopher's book "The War Came to Us" chronicles Ukraine’s past, present, and future as well as its fight for freedom and independence.MIGS hosted Chris Miller on X (Twitter) Spaces to discuss his new book, his journey to Ukraine as a member of the Peace Corps, and his experience as a foreign correspondent during some of the country's most transformative events.
     
    In the lead-up to the Montreal International Security Summit (11-12 October), organized in partnership with the Canadian Department of National Defence and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Canada, MIGS is hosting a series of Twitter Spaces discussions on the war in Ukraine. This is one of them.
     

    • 27 min
    Décoder la haine en ligne envers les personnes 2SLGBTQI+

    Décoder la haine en ligne envers les personnes 2SLGBTQI+

    Cette session vise à comprendre les différentes formes violence auxquelles les communautés 2SLGBTQI font face et à discuter de solutions concrètes pour rendre les environnements en ligne plus équitables et plus sécuritaires pour ses membres. Intervenants: Mylène de Repentigny-Corbeil, Les 3 Sex*; Alexandre Chartrand, Département communication, Université Concordia; Moe Hamandi, Présidence de Fierté Montréal; Élodie Palluet, Vice-présidente, Fondation Émergence

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Tackling Online Hate Against Religious Minorities

    Tackling Online Hate Against Religious Minorities

    This episode is a recording of a roundtable event organized as part of the Digital Peace Project Series. In this session, we discussed a few unique trends in online hate targeting religious communities, including the impact of conspiracy theories. Featuring: Wendy Via (Project Against Hate and Extremism),  Emmanuelle Amar (CIJA), Jennifer Tridgell (University of Essex), and Akaash Maharaj (Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption).

    • 1 hr 4 min

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