BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Date iCal v2.14-dev//NONSGML iCalcreator 2.18// METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20141102T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20150308T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20160315T212904Z CREATED:20140328T185400Z DESCRIPTION:Note: Any updates to this event, such as changes to the date o r location, will NOT be reflected in this calendar appointment. For the most current event information for the 2014 Congress of the Humanities an d Social Sciences, please visit\n\nSeries: Special event\n\nAssociation: Canadian Historical Association (CHA)\n\nAc cess Level: General public\n\nDescription: Russia's so-termed anti-gay pro paganda law, passed in 2013 by the Russian parliament, raises an array of issues relating to the status and rights of LGBT people in Russia, th e lack of specific protections in the Olympic Charter relating to sexual orientation, and expected negative impacts of this law on scholarship in history, the humanities and social sciences. This roundtable considers the historical background to Russia's anti-gay law and its justifications in ''traditional values,'' the status of LGBT human rights in the conte xt of the Olympic movement, the particular challenges confronting resear chers of LGBT history in Russia in light of Canadian experience, and the position of the Canadian Historical Association on the Russian law in te rms of its core mandate and practice of defending the human rights of his torians. Panelists: Erica Fraser, Michael Dawson, Lyle Dick, and CHA Pr esident Dominique Marshall. Chaired by Yves Frenette. DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20140525T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20140525T213000 LAST-MODIFIED:20140424T204452Z LOCATION:South Block - 215 SUMMARY:Sochi and beyond: Russia's anti-gay legislation, human rights and the practice of history URL;TYPE=URI: -anti-gay-legislation-human-rights-and-practice-history END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR