Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Speaks at International Academy of Mediators Conference
On June 9, Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh gave a presentation at the International Academy of Mediators 2022 Conference, taking place in Montreal, Canada. In his talk, “Reimagining Community: Moving Beyond Us and Them,” he spoke about the power of culture in creating communities of peace and the power of community engagement in sustaining peace. He challenged participants on their notions of community fluidity and engagement with his experience in studying and in working with diverse perspectives. While exploring the culture of peace, Professor Singh addressed the roles played by memory and forgiveness in facilitating and obstructing the culture of peace. Lastly, Professor Singh shared his research on memory as it applies to peacemakers and will provide tools, the utilization of which may create more opportunities for sustainable peace in local as well global conflicts.