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Conversation Circles Discussion inspired by the Time to Act: Rohingya Voices exhibition.

A group of people sit around a table and are in the midst of conversation. Pens and papers are scattered on the table in front of them, and one has a laptop computer open. Behind them are several more round tables with people seated.

Photo: CMHR, Ruth Bonneville

Event details

Save the date! Join group conversations about current human rights issues that are explored in the Museum’s newest exhibition, Time to Act: Rohingya Voices.

Cost:

Free

Location:

Carolyn Sifton Foundation Terrace on Level 6

Schedule:

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Friday, November 1, 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019
Friday, February 7, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020

All discussions are 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Participants can register for one or more sessions.

Each session, expert guest speakers will join Museum interpreters to facilitate conversations that focus on a different aspect of the humanitarian crisis facing the Rohingya people:

  • discrimination and persecution;
  • forced migration and displacement;
  • identity and sense of belonging;
  • experiences of women and children;
  • and protection of rights for stateless people.

Part of each program will take place in the exhibition space where the powerful photographs and testimonials associated with each session’s topic will be examined and discussed together.

Connect with others to learn, get motivated, share thoughts and generate ideas for action to protect human rights.

Event and registration information will be posted to this page when available.

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices was developed by the Museum in collaboration with photojournalist Kevin Frayer and a group of Rohingya and Burmese community members who live in Canada.

Please note that this program is subject to change or cancellation without notice.