WHAT I DID IN 2011 ROUNDUP – YEAR AT A GLANCE

January
Hamilton, ON. Organized annual peace prayer with Quest Centre for Learning

February
United Kingdom speaking tour addressing radicalization of youth and rise of hate speech on campus

• Cambridge Union
• House of Commons
• Southampton University
• Freedom in the City
• London School of Economics
• University of York
• University of Leeds

March
Los Angeles, California. Speaker on clash of civilizations
http://qudosi.com/2011/01/12/raheel-raza-on-the-clash-of-civilizations/

May
• USA speaking tour in Dallas, Houston and Westchester New York hosted by JINSA
• Ajax, ON. Organized SAMA musical performance for Community Economic Development for Immigrant Women,
June
• Ottawa, ON. Participated as a panelist on Leading Thinkers conference hosted by Federation for the Defence of Democracies
• Israel – Speaker at President’s Conference FACING TOMORROW in Jerusalem
http://www.youtube.com/user/IHEUUnitedNations?feature=mhee#p/f/12/WFmxeceu7ms
August
Toronto, ON. Speaker at TDSB rally against prayer in schools
http://blazingcatfur.blogspot.com/2011/08/tdsb-mosqueteria-protest-august-8th.html
September
• Whitby, Ontario. Four seminars on Islam for Lifelong Learning series
• Toronto, ON. Participant on CBC’s Metro Morning Shanakht Roundtable Discussion
http://www.cbc.ca/metromorning/episodes/2011/09/14/shn/
• Toronto, ON. Speaker on a panel hosted by The Advocates for Civil Liberties and the Canadian Jewish Civil Rights Association on Islamism’s war against women.

October
Australia speaking tour
• Keynote speaker at annual AHISA conference
• Speaker at Sydney Institute
http://www.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/podcast/sharia-in-the-west-%e2%80%93-is-this-a-reality/
• Interview on ABC TV Australia
http://www.abc.net.au/oneplusone
• Speaker at The Union University and Schools Club UUSC
Toronto, ON. Speaker at Canadian Federation of University Women, Toronto
November
Quebec speaking tour
• Speaker at Canadian Club of the Yamaska Valley
• Speaker at Montreal Presbytery United Church
• Speaker at Church on West Island, Montreal
Toronto, ON. Workshop at Emmanuel College, University of Toronto on Media and Muslims
http://www.southasianfocus.ca/community/article/102382
Toronto, ON. Organized SAMA concert at Trinity St. Paul for a fundraiser for Japan and Africa
Oakville, ON. Speaker at Probus Club of Oakville
December
Toronto, ON. Speaker on a panel about the niqab held at The Noor Centre.
Sep – Nov
Toronto, ON. Taught a 10-week course at George Brown College on Documentaries and Discussion

FORUM FOR LEARNING – Toronto Talks 2011 series
Hosted monthly public events at Northern District Library in Toronto. They included debates, discussion and lectures.
Jan – brainstorming with youth
Feb – Close Encounters of the Radical Kind and Sharia Math by Hasan Mahmud
Mar – Stephen Schwartz on The Two Faces of Islam
Apr – Dr. Liakatali Takim on Islam and Globalization
May – , Salim Mansur, Chantal Desloges and Julie Taub on Immigration
Summer break
Sep – Dr. Husein Khimjee and Dr. David Galston speaking about Jesus
Oct – DELECTABLE LIE – a liberal repudiation of multiculturalism by Salim Mansur
Oct – An evening with Dr. Daniel Pipes
MEDIA
Appeared various times on mainstream Canadian media in print and on radio and TV to discuss and debate issues concerning Canadians.



• Wrote three columns for Mississauga Life Magazine in Jan, Feb and March
http://mississaugalife.ca/about
Have been an occasional columnist for the following online publications:
The Mark
http://www.themarknews.com/authors/366-raheel-raza
The Propogandist http://www.propagandistmag.com/categories/raheel-raza
The Commentator
http://www.thecommentator.com

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About raheelraza

Author, Public Speaker and Human Rights Advocate
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