Conference Program

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Location: Room 2
Date: Monday, 31/May/2021
12:30pm
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2:00pm
1.2.2: Arts and Social Media for Development
Location: Room 2
Chair: Furqan Asif
Technical Chair: Furqan Asif
 

Picturing our Realities: Arts-based reflections from Central American youth living in Canada

Juan Carlos Jimenez



Tweeting the Pandemic: Exploring environmental charity responses to the COVID-19 and climate crises

Hannah Ascough



Theatre for Development: Access in a Time of Pandemic

Telisa Courtney, John Battye, Hussein Madden, Raphael Mahulo, Desai Ogada, Sheilah Onguo, William Okumu

2:30pm
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4:00pm
1.3.2: Contextualizing Colonial Roots in Transit-Oriented Development and “Urban Renewal.” Perspectives from Little Jamaica’s Black Residents (Toronto)
Location: Room 2
Technical Chair: Adrian Murray
 

Chair(s): Sebastián Miguel Mendoza-Price, Omi Ra, Jem Baptiste, Marcus Pereira

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Testimonials from Little Jamaica residents on LJ’s past, present and futures current and historical residents: Presented by Jem Baptiste

Jem Baptiste

 

How Transit And Transit Expansion Facilitate Gentrification: Presented by Sebastián Mendoza-Price

Sebastián Miguel Mendoza-Price

 

Regenerative Solutions to Gentrification: presented by Omi Ra, candidate for Bsc in Health Studies at the University of Waterloo

Omi Ra


Date: Tuesday, 01/June/2021
12:30pm
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2:00pm
2.2.2: Finding Bridges within New Doctoral Research
Location: Room 2
Technical Chair: Furqan Asif
 

Chair(s): Andrea Leigh Burke, Kaylia Little

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The gender-energy nexus in the Arctic

Kaylia Little

 

Rethinking Empowerment Interventions: The politics of gender programming/planning within the bureaucracy USAID and the implications for transformative change.

Khursheed Sadat

 

Sexed Bodies, Trauma and Gender Based Violence: Testimonies from the Rohingya Genocide

Deeplina Banerjee

 

Aid effectiveness in a Small Island Developing State: The case of Vanuatu

Morgane Rosier

 

Essential Precarity: Exploring Cross-Sections of Gender and Racial

Andrea Burke

2:30pm
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4:00pm
2.3.2: Decolonizing Development as a Decolonization of Mind
Location: Room 2
Technical Chair: Nathan Andrews
 

Chair(s): Faisal Haq Shaheen, Fayyaz Baqir

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Colonialism-Patriarchy in South Asia: Gendered legacy of constitutive disempowerment

Jennifer Euler-Bennett

 

Tensions between Colonial and Settler Worlds

Carolyn Laude

 

Social Mobilization: A Key to Sustainable Development

Shoaib Sultan Khan

 

Decolonization as transformation from Patronage to Partnership

Fayyaz Baqir


Date: Wednesday, 02/June/2021
12:30pm
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2:00pm
3.2.2: North/South relations and inequities
Location: Room 2
Chair: Liam Swiss
Technical Chair: Liam Swiss
 

North-South Asymmetries: Intellectual Property, Technology Transfers, and the Human Right to Health

Harry Deng



Heroes of the Developing World? Emerging Powers in WTO Agriculture Negotiations and Dispute Settlement

Kristen Hopewell



How Colonial Discourse Distorts Anti-‘Development’ as “Conversion” Attempts

Clara Joseph



Inequitable Ruptures, Rupturing Inequity: Theorizing COVID-19 and racial injustice impacts on International Service Learning

Jessica A Vorstermans, Katie MacDonald

2:30pm
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4:00pm
3.3.2: Indigenous Struggles and Futures
Location: Room 2
Chair: Alisa Greenwood Nguyen
Chair: Clothilde Parent-Chartier
 

Indigenous Peoples’ right to consent to resource extraction in Canada and South Africa: What is the role of law in struggles to decolonize development?

Daniel L Huizenga



A Failure to Respond: National Sport Organizations and the TRC

Yasmin Rajwani, Audrey R. Giles, Shawn Forde



Le développement du tourisme atikamekw : vers un processus d’autochtonisation au Québec ?

Alexandre Veilleux, Julie McClatchie



Remoteness Myth and Power in Energy Extraction Frontiers

Ana Watson, Conny Davidsen


Date: Thursday, 03/June/2021
12:30pm
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2:00pm
4.2.2: The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Canadian SMO Adaptation and Resilience
Location: Room 2
Technical Chair: Adrian Murray
 

Chair(s): Carmen Ho, Andréanne Martel

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Canadian SMO Adaptation and Resilience

Andrea Paras

 

Pivoting to Adapt to a Rapid Changing Context: Canadian SMOs' Resilience and Learning

Andréanne Martel

 

How Feminist Principles Guided Pandemic Responses

Rachel Barr

 

TBD

Brian Tomlinson

2:30pm
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4:00pm
4.3.2: Open
Location: Room 2

Date: Friday, 04/June/2021
10:00am
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11:30am
5.1.2: Baby or bathwater? Conflations of development and underdevelopment in historical and materialist perspective
Location: Room 2
Technical Chair: Jessica Cadesky
 

Chair(s): Jacob Nerenberg

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Distributive Development: The Highest Stage of Rentier Capitalism

Aaron Kappeler

 

Dependent Investments: The Submerged Politics of Bifurcated Development in Indonesia

Jacob Nerenberg

 

Anti-Imperialist Development: Then and Now

Radhika Desai

 

Displacing Financial-rentier Imperialisms?

Pablo Idahosa

12:30pm
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2:00pm
5.2.2: Colonialism, Capitalism and the State: The case of Bangladesh
Location: Room 2
Chair: Marie Gagné
Technical Chair: Liam Swiss
 

Development, Democracy, and the Environment: Contested Energy Future in Bangladesh

M. Omar Faruque



State-community Power Struggles in Forest Co-Management: The case of Rema-Kalenga Protected Area in Bangladesh

Sujoy Subroto, Conny Davidsen, AZM Manzoor Rashid, Margarita Cuadra



From colonialism to neoliberalism: Exploitation in Bangladesh's clothing industry

Nabila Idris

2:30pm
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4:00pm
5.3.2: Canadian NGOs: What now?
Location: Room 2
Chair: Laura Parisi
Technical Chair: Gloria Novovic
 

Canada’s Grassroots International NGOs: Who are they, what are they doing, and what role for the future?

John-Michael Davis



Placing Women's Rights Organizations in the Driver's Seat: Oxfam Canada’s Self-Directed Capacity Assessment Tools and support for Organizational Capacity Strengthening

Lara Cousins, Deborah Simpson



International aid scandals: narratives, responses and the persistent white saviour complex

Finbar Hefferon