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Dr. Fabiana Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Li’s research focuses on the intersections between food, culture, environment, and social justice. Dr. Li was a CHRR Small Grant recipient for her timely project that explored the right to food inRead More →

The Centre for Human Rights Research welcomes new manager Dr. Pauline Tennent. Before joining the Centre for Human Rights Research, Pauline worked as a Research Associate at the College of Nursing, University of Manitoba. In this position, she worked with young people in research related to health, equity, and theirRead More →

  On Earth Day 2021 (April 22), the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) hosted a virtual screening of the first of three videos about LAND BACK that were produced by the David Suzuki Foundation. The video inspired a great conversation with our invited panelists, which involved examining questions suchRead More →

Watch this discussion online and read the summary below. On March 16, 2021, the Centre for Human Rights Research hosted a panel exploring themes of commemoration, reparation, and memory in light of the delayed Manitoba 150 celebrations. ***** 150 Seen Through the Lens of Treaty One After introducing her latestRead More →

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 timeRead More →

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’sRead More →