Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies

Directors and Members

Directors

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Aileen Friesen

Aileen Friesen is an associate professor and a co-director of the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg. She is also the executive director of the Plett Foundation.

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Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen is the Chair in Mennonite Studies and a co-director of the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg.

Associate Members

Jeremy Wiebe

Jeremy Wiebe is the Plett Foundation’s communications and finance officer. He also teaches at the University of Winnipeg.

Royden Loewen

Royden Loewen is a professor emeritus at the University of Winnipeg

Hans Werner

Hans Werner is a senior scholar at the University of Winnipeg

Mariya Melentyeva

Mariya Melentyeva is the Ukrainian KGB Archival Project Coordinator

Attend Our Upcoming Event

Reporting on Sexual Violence in Mennonite Newspapers

For CTMS's sixth annual lecture, Dr. Melanie Kampen will examine the coverage of sexual abuse in selected Canadian Mennonite newspapers from the 1980s to the present, analyzing how experiences of abuse in churches and communities are reported on, as well as shifts in attitudes towards women, abuse, and social and theological norms..


May 5, 2022

Virtual Lecture