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Research Panel: Teaching Sensitive Histories – Bringing a Multi-Perspective Approach to Secondary and Post-Secondary Classrooms; Lessons from the Balkans and Canada

November 19, 2019 at 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Location:History Lounge, 433 Paterson Hall

Teaching Sensitive Histories: Bringing a Multi-Perspective Approach to Secondary and Post-Secondary Classrooms – Lessons from the Balkans and Canada.

How can history educators promote critical thinking and empathy for the ‘other’ in their students?

Event Poster


  • IGOR RADULOVIC, “Learning History That Is Not Yet History” network, Montenegro (Winner, 2019 Global Pluralism Award)
  • ANGUS McCABE, Lisgar Collegiate Institute
  • STEPHANIE LETT, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
  • JEFF SAHADEO, Director, EURUS, Carleton University


  • ERICA FRASER, Professor, History, Carleton University

This event is presented in cooperation with the Global Centre for Pluralism.

The Global Pluralism Award is presented by the Global Centre for Pluralism, an international research and education centre located in Ottawa, Canada, and aims to

  • Raise the international profile of pluralism, defined as a principle of respect for diversity,
  • Identify and disseminate innovative and successful approaches to pluralism globally, and
  • Recognize and raise the profile of exemplary organizations, individuals or other entities seeking to advance pluralism.