Quakers, Colonization, and Decolonization Conference in Philly June 12-15

Hi all, I wanted to share this upcoming conference with all of you from Friends Association for Higher Education. I hope to attend myself and would love to see you there.

Here is the press release:

44th Annual Meeting of the Friends Association for Higher Education
Quakers, Colonization, and Decolonization
June 12-15, 2023Hosted by Haverford College, Haverford PAGet more information and register here.

  • Full in-person overnight option
  • Commuter option
  • Zoom option

4 Hybrid Plenary Sessions:

  • International Decolonization Issues
  • Decolonizing and Land Back
  • Indian Boarding Schools
  • Insights for discernment moving forward.

25 Concurrent Presentations

  • 4 session In-person series
  • 4 session Zoom series
  • From “Quaker Colonists” to “the Future of a decolonized quakerism.”
  • From “Seeking Peace Without Land Justice” to “Researching Native American Boarding Schools.”

50 Presenters

  • 12 of Indigenous heritage representing 11 Turtle Island Nations
  • 30 Quakers representing 13 Yearly Meetings and 5 continents
  • 10 Colleges and Universities

All are welcome regardless of your academic background or current knowledge of these issues.