Keynote speaker Dr. Ronald Niezen

Ph.D Cambridge University
We are delighted to announce that our conference starts off on Monday the 16th of October with keynote speaker Dr. Ronald Niezen.

Dr. Niezen is a professor of anthropology and teaches at the departments of Sociology and of Political Science and International relations at the University of San Diego. Previously, Niezen taught at McGill University in Montreal, and he has been an Associate and Assistant Professor at Harvard University.

His research focuses on Indigenous peoples, the social study of human rights, transitional and restorative justice, the anthropology of organizations, social change in Africa, information technologies and communication and the history of anthropology/social theory.

If you have the opportunity, we recommend that you seek out Niezen’s book about the Canadian TRC: Truth and Indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools (University of Toronto Press, October 2017).

If you want to read more about Ronald Niezen you can visit his website: Ronald Niezen | Professor of Anthropology & Author