The Centre for Human Rights Research has launched the “Human Rights Research Network”. The purpose is to share YOUR events and build a stronger human rights research community in Winnipeg and beyond.

If you would like us to to add your event to our calendar and share it on our wide-reaching social media please email information about your event (when, where (including web-platform link if applicable and/or registration information) and a short description to chrrman@umanitoba.ca.

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Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge 11:30 am
Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge @ Hybrid Event: Circle Room in Migizii Agamik & Zoom
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge @ Hybrid Event: Circle Room in Migizii Agamik & Zoom
Hosted by the Indigenous Student Centre. Fireside Chats will be in a hybrid format- the in-person portion will be in the Circle Room in Migizii Agamik (Indigenous Student Centre) on the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry campus. If a speaker is presenting over Zoom, the Circle Room will be setRead More →
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Indigenous Voices Series: “Two-Eyed Seeing: Balancing ‘power’ in Natural Science Research 1:00 pm
Indigenous Voices Series: “Two-Eyed Seeing: Balancing ‘power’ in Natural Science Research @ Virtual Event
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Indigenous Voices Series: “Two-Eyed Seeing: Balancing ‘power’ in Natural Science Research @ Virtual Event
We hope to inspire attendees to learn why Indigenous science is important while challenging pre-conceived notions and making space for new ways of knowing and being in science. Dr. Shelley Denny is a Mi’kmaq from Eskasoni First Nation and the Director of Aquatic Research and Stewardship at the Unama’ki Institute ofRead More →
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Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series: Dr. Az Klymiuk 12:00 pm
Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series: Dr. Az Klymiuk @ Virtual Event
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series: Dr. Az Klymiuk @ Virtual Event
Az grew up in Treaty 8 Territory in northern Alberta near the confluence of the Peace and Notikewin rivers, where their family practised predominantly subsistence-based lifeways.  Az received their BSc. Paleontology and MSc. Systematics and Evolution from the University of Alberta, a PhD. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University ofRead More →
Webinar with National Advisory Committee on Residential Schools Missing Children & Unmarked Burials 3:00 pm
Webinar with National Advisory Committee on Residential Schools Missing Children & Unmarked Burials @ Virtual Event
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Webinar with National Advisory Committee on Residential Schools Missing Children & Unmarked Burials @ Virtual Event
With this webinar, the National Advisory Committee will be releasing its first publication, which will be an overview and guide to the various pathways communities may choose to follow in finding their missing children. This navigator document is intended to be an accessible introduction, addressing common questions and misunderstandings about issues suchRead More →
Drew Hayden Taylor: Storytelling in the 21st Century 7:00 pm
Drew Hayden Taylor: Storytelling in the 21st Century @ John J. Conklin Theatre, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Drew Hayden Taylor: Storytelling in the 21st Century @ John J. Conklin Theatre, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
2023 Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture – Storytelling in the 21st Century With Distinguished Visiting Speaker Drew Hayden Taylor, award-winning playwright, novelist, journalist and filmmaker On the theme of his lecture, Drew Hayden Taylor notes: “I will talk about the changing face of Indigenous literature and my journey through its turbulent waters.Read More →
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The Power was with Us: Idle No More 10-Year Anniversary Documentary Screening 1:00 pm
The Power was with Us: Idle No More 10-Year Anniversary Documentary Screening @ Dave Barber Cinematheque
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Power was with Us: Idle No More 10-Year Anniversary Documentary Screening @ Dave Barber Cinematheque
APTN National News, in conjunction with the Winnipeg Film Group, the Exchange District Biz, the University of Manitoba Centre for Human Rights Research, and its academic partners at the University of Winnipeg, proudly presents a special, in-person screening of its feature-length documentary, The Power Was With Us: Idle No More, a sweeping chronicle of the movement’sRead More →
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Water Researchers Speaker Series 11:00 am
Water Researchers Speaker Series @ Virtual Event
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Water Researchers Speaker Series @ Virtual Event
If you have an interest in water sustainability issues including drinking water and sanitation, water governance, and international climate issues, this speaker series is for you! The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and was named the UNAI Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: Clean Water and Sanitization, in 2018. StartingRead More →
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Intro to Transformative Justice: Beyond Punishment & the Carceral State 9:00 am
Intro to Transformative Justice: Beyond Punishment & the Carceral State @ Virtual Event
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Intro to Transformative Justice: Beyond Punishment & the Carceral State @ Virtual Event
About this event An introduction to the principles & practices of transformative justice & abolition for police & prison free futures. This workshop introduces participants to the core values and principles of transformative justice, centering on the most vulnerable members in our communities through a framework of community accountability isRead More →
Doing Research in Venezuela: Challenges & Opportunities 11:00 am
Doing Research in Venezuela: Challenges & Opportunities @ Virtual Event
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Doing Research in Venezuela: Challenges & Opportunities @ Virtual Event
Dialogues & Knowledges is a series of virtual talks created by Professor Isaac Nahon-Serfaty with Venezuelan scholars and researchers in Venezuela and abroad about the future of research and university education in the country, the challenges local professors are facing, their efforts to continue teaching and doing research, and the opportunitiesRead More →
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Chile’s New Constitutional Project: What Will Become of Social Justice? 6:00 pm
Chile’s New Constitutional Project: What Will Become of Social Justice? @ Hybrid Event: 227 Fauteux Hall, University of Ottawa & Zoom
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chile's New Constitutional Project: What Will Become of Social Justice? @ Hybrid Event: 227 Fauteux Hall, University of Ottawa & Zoom
After the rejection of the draft constitution in Chile, a new agreement of political parties proposes a new constitutional formula for 2023. The previous project left much room for new social justice. What will be the compromise of the new project? Will social justice still have a place? After theRead More →
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Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child
Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child @ McMaster University & Online via Zoom
Jan 27 all-day
Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child @ McMaster University & Online via Zoom
Full program and registration can be found on the conference website.Read More →
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Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child
Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child @ McMaster University & Online via Zoom
Jan 28 all-day
Conference on Child Protection & the Rights of the Child @ McMaster University & Online via Zoom
Full program and registration can be found on the conference website.Read More →
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Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge 11:30 am
Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge @ Hybrid Event: Circle Room in Migizii Agamik & Zoom
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fireside Chats: Talks on Indigenous Knowledge @ Hybrid Event: Circle Room in Migizii Agamik & Zoom
Hosted by the Indigenous Student Centre. Fireside Chats will be in a hybrid format- the in-person portion will be in the Circle Room in Migizii Agamik (Indigenous Student Centre) on the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry campus. If a speaker is presenting over Zoom, the Circle Room will be setRead More →
Book Launch: The End of This World 6:00 pm
Book Launch: The End of This World @ Virtual Event
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Book Launch: The End of This World @ Virtual Event
The climate crisis is here, and the end of this world—a world built on land theft, resource extraction, and colonial genocide—is on the horizon. The authors of the newly released book The End of This World: Climate Justice in So-Called Canada envision a near future where oil and gas stayRead More →