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Capitalism and Dispossession Virtual Launch

  • Date: June 1, 2022
  • Starts: 7:00pm

From the organizers:

Join us for a launch of the new book, Capitalism and Dispossession: Corporate Canada at Home and Abroad.

The authors will discuss chapters on Canadian mining in Burkina Faso and Indonesia as well as Canadian banking in the Western Hemisphere and how corporate Canada influences the academic discussion of Canadian foreign policy. Register here.

Speakers:

Nadège Compaore Tracy Glynn Jen Moore Sakura Saunders David P Thomas

BIOS:

Nadège Compaoré is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Toronto. Her current research is concerned with claims of sovereignty by states and communities affected by natural resource extraction in Africa.

Tracy Glynn is an activist-scholar based in Fredericton. Her work focuses on supporting communities affected by resource extraction, migration and border policies, and inadequate health care access. She teaches at St. Thomas University and the University of New Brunswick.

Jen Moore has been researching, writing and collaborating closely with the struggles of mining-affected communities and allied organizations in Latin America, Canada and other parts of the world for over a decade. From 2010 to 2018, she coordinated the Latin America Program at MiningWatch Canada.

Sakura Saunders is a mining justice organiser based in Halifax. She is an editor at ProtestBarrick.net, that serves as a portal to groups researching and organising around mining issues, particularly involving mining company Barrick Gold.

David P. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Mount Allison University. His teaching and research interests focus on the role of Canadian actors abroad and on international political economy. Time

Co-sponsored by Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.

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