Join group conversations about current human rights issues that are explored in the Museum’s newest exhibition, Time to Act: Rohingya Voices.
Discussions inspired by the Time to Act: Rohingya Voices exhibition
Tags for Conversation Circles
Free ticket required
Meet at Group Entrance
Monthly from October 2019 to March 2020.
All discussions are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Each session, expert guests will join Museum interpreters to facilitate conversations that focus on a different aspect of the humanitarian crisis facing the Rohingya people:
- Oct. 2: Forced migration and displacement;
- Nov. 1: Identity and sense of belonging;
- Dec. 13: Discrimination and persecution;
- Feb. 14: Protection of rights for stateless people;
- Mar. 20:
Experiences of women and childrenCANCELLED.
Part of each program will take place in the exhibition space where powerful photographs and testimonials associated with each session’s topic will be examined and discussed together.
Everyone is welcome to participate, and no background knowledge is required.
Connect with others to learn, get motivated, share thoughts and generate ideas for action to protect human rights.
Participants can register for one or more sessions.
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.