The Moment of Encounter:
History, Disruptions, and Transformations
Join the Global Centre for Pluralism and the University of British Columbia for a livestream of the 2021 Annual Pluralism Lecture on May 19th with Maaza Mengiste, author of The Shadow King, in conversation with Nahlah Ayed of CBC Ideas.
The Power of Pluralism in a Divided Age
Around the world, people are talking about recovery from the pandemic. How do we push beyond recovery to repair major fault lines and build an equitable future for all? We’ve heard from our network of pluralism champions around the world about what #BeyondRecovery means in their communities.
Talking About Racism in the Classroom
Read “From Reflection to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Schools”, our latest policy brief recommending concrete actions for education leaders.
Annual Pluralism Lecture
In lieu of our postponed 8th #AnnualPluralismLecture, watch our highlights of some of the incredible #WordsofPluralism these pluralism thought leaders shared that can guide us as we move into #2021.
Check out the latest analysis on the Pluralism and the Pandemic portal exploring how to shift the economic narrative once and for all, from a shareholder-focused economy to one that values the stakeholder. (Illustration by Brandon Serbec)
Virtual Book Launch
Watch the Event
Watch the discussion about the new book, “Diversity, Violence, and Recognition”, from peacebuilding scholars, Elisabeth King and Cyrus Samii, about recognizing ethnic identity as a strategy for building peace.
Beyond Recovery: The Power of Pluralism in a Divided Age
A Panel Discussion
Join leading experts in conflict prevention, history and politics, Comfort Ero, Kim Ghattas, and Wendell Adjetey, to discuss how societies…
Meredith Preston McGhie: It’s Time We Change the Table in Peace Processes
Read Secretary General Meredith Preston McGhie’s blog on women’s leadership in peace and security in honour of International Women’s Day…
Launch of Policy Recommendations for Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Schools
The Centre “From Reflection to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Schools,” a policy brief that recommends concrete actions for…
Meredith Preston McGhie on Going Beyond Tolerance and Inclusivity
Remarks at Pre Expo 2020 Dubai
Meredith Preston McGhie considers the question: how can we foster a greater common understanding for more tolerant and inclusive societies?
New Board Member Announced
James Irungi Mwangi of Kenya joins the Centre’s Board of Directors.
Keynote Address by Meredith Preston McGhie
Meredith Preston McGhie
Constitutions: Frameworks for Pluralism?
Global Pluralism Monitor
(formerly Global Pluralism Index)
An action-oriented tool that examines the treatment of diversity holistically