Date & time
Organisers: Bina D’Costa, Ruji Auethavornpipat, and Jennifer Canfield
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10:00 - 12:00 Roundtable Discussion
Location: Hedley Bull Seminar 3
Speakers: Ms Uchacha Chak, Dr Rupananda Roy, Ms Ena Tripura,
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
How have the Bangladeshi government and the international community responded to the rights of Indigenous peoples? What is the overall protection landscape in the Chittagong Division? What are the challenges and opportunities in the protection? How are land rights violated and (re)negotiated? How does the protection of women intersect with the protection of the Indigenous population?
12:00-2:00 Brown bag lunch discussion (BYO)
Location: APCD Boardroom, Hedley Bull Building Level 2
Speakers: Ms Uchacha Chak, Dr Rupananda Roy, Ms Ena Tripura
Decolonising Practices in Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
What does it mean to decolonise practices of protection? What are the factors that either facilitate or constrain the protection of Indigenous rights? Has the framing of rights changed over time? How so? What roles do transnational advocacy and the international framework such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples play in changing rights protection landscape? What are the successes and failures?