The Centre for Human Rights Research welcomes new manager Dr. Justin Rasmussen. Before joining the Centre for Human Rights Research, Justin worked as an Indigenous student advisor and co-ordinated the Indigenous Circle of Empowerment student leadership development program at the Indigenous Student Centre. Read more about Justin on our staff
Watch this discussion online or read the summary below. Stripped of dignity: Death and dying in the time of COVID, Harare, 2020 Historian Dr. Joyce Chadya’s new study examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed mourning practices in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe had 7,898 confirmed cases of the disease at the time
In recognition of Prof. Karen Busby’s devotion to founding the Centre for Human Rights Research and building interdisciplinary research teams, including to tackle drinking water issues on First Nations, the centre presented her with this print by Métis artist Christi Belcourt. Dr. Adele Perry took over as the research centre’s
During the COVID pandemic, law and master of human rights students will deliver free presentations to Grade 7 to 12 classes and community groups through online video platforms rather than in-person. Request your presentation today.
Manitobans can be proud of our role as leaders in Indigenous reconciliation. Winnipeg was home to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and now hosts the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. In 2019, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law organized an international conference to explore how the
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