Relationships Between Indigenous Peoples and Icelandic Immigrants in Canada on Nov. 30th
Join the Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa and the Embassy of Canada in Reykjavík on November 30th at 11:30am-12:30pm EST for a panel discussion on the relationships between Indigenous peoples and Icelandic immigrants in Western Canada.
Welcome Remarks: Ambassador Jeannette Menzies, Embassy of Canada in Reykjavík
Opening Remarks: Dr. Ryan Eyford, Associate Professor, History, University of Winnipeg
Panel Discussion and Q&A:
Moderator: Dr. Kristin Margret Johannsdottir, Assistant Professor, School of Humanities, University of Akureyri
Dr. LK Bertram, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto
Dr. David Parent, Assistant Professor, Graduate Chair, Department of Indigenous Studies, and Assistant Professor in the Department of History, University of Manitoba
Dr. Ryan Eyford, Associate Professor, History, University of Winnipeg
Closing Remarks: Ambassador Hlynur Gudjonsson, Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa
The lecture series is a part of the 75 anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Iceland organized by the Embassy of Canada in Reykjavík, Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa in partnership with Polar Knowledge Canada and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN).