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Multicultural Days
An International Perspective
June 23 - 25, 2005
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Future Events

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Future Events | Conference Summary 2005

The scholarly publication is in progress. It will reflect the multiple perspectives, disciplines, and countries that were represented in the conference. The publication will focus on providing different perspectives on how to conceptualize and study multiculturalism within a variety of areas including but not limited to policy and practice, education, health, attitudes and perceptions, racism, immigration, and acculturation. Updates will be provided on its progress when they become available. Everyone should review the e-book. ≥Perspectives on Multiculturalism≤, which is located on the main page of the website.

A new conference is under consideration. The new conference would have a focus on the practice and policy of multiculturalism from an international perspective as well as applied issues within education, health, attitudes and perceptions, racism, immigration, and acculturation. It would likely be scheduled for the week of June 18, 2007 or June 25, 2007 and be held either at Brock University or in Ottawa.

There is a conference next year at Brock that many of you may be interested in attending. Investment and Citizenship: Towards a Transdisciplinary Dialogue on Child and Youth Rights will be held at Brock University from July 19-21, 2006 with pre-convention events on July 18, 2006. Keynote speakers include: Cindy Blackstock (Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Society); Professor Erica Burman (Manchester Metropolitan University; Dr. Phillip Cook (Institute for Child Rights and Development, Victoria BC); Dr. Jacob Doek (Chair of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations); Dr. Michael Freeman (Professor of English Law and the Editor of the International Journal of Children's Rights); Mr. Stephen Lewis (former Deputy-Executive Director of UNICEF); The Honourable Senator Landon Pearson (Ottawa). Multicultural issues and perspectives that are addressed within a child rights framework are welcome. Submissions are due on September 12, 2005. Full conference details and on-line submission are available on the conference website Childs Rights.

Call for Papers [PDF]