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Lisa Ndejuru on human rights atrocities and mental health Mark the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Portrait of a woman looking into the camera.

Photo: Concordia UCS

Event details

April is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Cost:

Free

Location:

CMHR, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

Born in Rwanda, Lisa Ndejuru is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar who has worked with the Rwandan diaspora community in Canada for over two decades. With a background in psychotherapy and conflict resolution, she organizes arts-based projects for survivors of atrocities that have helped to heal and empower both individuals and communities in the aftermath of large-scale political violence.

Ndejuru is a member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec, and a member of the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University in Montreal.