Tag: Diaspora

José Venturelli Eade’s art exhibit at Carleton University

Solidarity for Chilean Diaspora at Carleton:  Leonore Leon’s university

By Sandrine Murray

Full-length videos of the evening are below. 

On Dec. 4, 2017, Carleton University’s department of history celebrated 45 years of involvement in the Chilean diaspora with an art exhibition of Chilean artist José Venturelli Eade. He went into exile after the country’s military coup in 1973, his murals and paintings representative of social revolution in Latin America.

Carleton University was the first Canadian university to welcome the exhibition,  thanks to its involvement in welcoming and reaching out to Chilean refugees. Dictator Augusto Pinochet overthrew Salvador Allende in a coup d’état supported by the American government under Nixon, and as a result, many people fled, looking for refuge countries abroad and in Canada.

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Latest issue of Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees Available Now.

The current issue of Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees has now been published.  This special issue on Power and Influence in the Global Refugee Regime is one of the results of the workshop hosted at Carleton University in September 2015 with the generous support of Migration and Diaspora Studies.  It is an OpenAccess journal, so you can access and share the special issue through the journal’s Table of Contents or through the provided link.