Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Umut Özsu


On March 26, 2015, Dr. Umut Özsu will host a workshop titled After Self-Determination: Localities and Universalities in the New Struggles for Territorial Sovereignty. He will also lead a session on Agents of Revolution: Kurdistan, International Law, and the Future of Self-Determination.

Özsu is a law professor at the University of Manitoba who studies how events like nation-building and decolonization affect the law.

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