Conferences

Stay tuned for news about an upcoming event in the spring of 2018!

Most Recent Conference: “Decolonization: Space, Politics, and Knowledge”

Our last conference offered engaging presentations encouraging the push back of oppressive, (neo)colonial systems through grassroots knowledge and solidarity building.

It featured a panel discussion composed of Elsipogtog Elder, Noel Milliea, Mount Allison’s Indigenous Affairs Coordinator, Doreen Richard, along with Jenna Gaudet, Emma Hassencahl and Spencer Issac of the Indigenous Support Group. The discussion was followed by a reception held at the President’s house and a social event off-campus. The second day of the conference was full of student presentations, followed by a keynote speech presented by Harsha Walia.

The organizers of ATLIS recognize that this conference took place on unceded Mi’kmaq territory, and that our role as settler colonialists is not just to recognize the histories of violence that have allowed us to occupy stolen land, but also to actively work to ease this injustice.

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Previous Conferences:

Fall 2015 Mini-Conference
Challenges to Future World Security: Food, Energy, and Privacy 

Breakthroughs: Innovative solutions for communal challenges

Revolution: Reforming Structures and Rethinking Perspectives

Alternative Solution: Looking to a Sustainable Future
Human Security: Causes, Effects and How We Respond
Intervention in Times of Crisis, and the Crisis of Intervention
Development Challenges
Government and the Rights of Individuals
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