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WEBINARS AND CONFERENCES

The webinars offered by the CPRLV address themes related to the prevention of radicalization leading to violence and hate-motivated behaviours. These online presentations are adapted to take into account the needs expressed by the various communities that wish to understand these phenomena and become actors of prevention.

For for any information, questions or requests, please write to info@info-radical.org.

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May-June 2021 : Webinar schedule (open to the public)

 

Borders of hate: Defining and preventing extremism in the digital era

Objectives:

  • Answering the core question related to the issue at stake: What is hateful and what is not?
  • Suggesting a conceptual framework to approach the phenomena: participants are introduced to the concepts of hateful acts, crimes, incidents and discourses.
  • Reflecting on the diverse mechanisms and strategies deployed online to spread violent and hateful discourses.
  • Presenting various types and forms of extremist or hateful content found on social media platforms.
  • Reflecting on the existing and possible solutions to deal with online hate outbursts.

Dates and times:

– In French | May 5, 2021 | 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Registration)

– In English | May 6, 2021 | 3 pm to 4:30 pm (Registration)


Resisting hate speech and conspiracy theories in the days of Coronavirus

Objectives:

  • Addressing the theme of hate speech and conspiracy theories in the context of the health crisis, as well as the illustration of hateful, racist and xenophobic comments circulating in connection with the current crisis.
  • Presenting the avenues for action and suggestions for tools and guides to better inform ourselves, and resist the spread of such discourses and theories.

Date and time:

– In French | May 19, 2021 | 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Registration)


Engaging dialogue with a person who adheres to conspiracy theories

Objectives:

  • Understanding the appeal of conspiracy theories for certain audiences.
  • Reflecting on the needs that are being met by this type of discourse and movement.
  • Orienting participants towards good practices for welcoming and dialoguing with someone who adheres to or disseminates conspiracy ideologies, both online and offline.

Date and time:

– In French | June 2, 2021 | 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Registration)


Sexology and radicalization: How gendered behaviours bias our analyses?

Objectives:

  • Exploring gender issues in analyses of radicalization and violent extremism, addressed through sexological, historical, and political perspectives.
  • Addressing the issue of how gender, sexuality, and gender stereotypes and related biases, provide us with key elements of understanding when it comes to taking action for prevention or intervention in situations of radicalization.

Dates and times:

– In French | June 16, 2021 | 1 pm – 2:30 pm (Registration)

– In English | June 17, 2021 | 3 pm to 4:30 pm (Registration)


Primary prevention initiatives – the “What if i was wrong?” educator’s guide

Objectives:

  • Allowing participants to become familiar with the “What if I was wrong? When we talk, we learn!” campaign developed by the CPRMV in partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO).
  • Allowing them to learn about good practices in the primary prevention of violent radicalization, and learn about activities designed for young people to promote their resilience in the face of the phenomenon.

Date and time:

– In French | June 2, 2021 | 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Registration)

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION FOR OUR “EXTREME DIALOGUE QUEBEC” PROJECT

As part of the “Extreme Dialogue Quebec” project, the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence (CPRMV) is looking for people in situations of extremism who wish to share their experiences in video. To participate, email us at: info@info-radical.org by May 5, 2021 > Read the Call for Participation (in French)