The Centre for Human Rights Research regularly hosts a variety of events. These include workshops, interviews, roundtables, and seminar series.

Below you will find additional information about each of our upcoming events. For more information about events not directly hosted by the CHRR please visit our events calendar.

Critical Conversations Seminar Series (2022)

In 2022, the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Human Rights Research annual seminar series will be online, and run in conjunction with a senior/honours course in the Department of History, Faculty of Arts.  Our theme is “Historic Wrongs and Human Rights in Canada.”  Please join us to hear leading scholars from across Canada discuss their research examining different moments of dispossession, unfreedom, incarceration, and expulsion, and how researchers and curators have navigated them.  For more information, please contact Adele Perry at

Video recordings of past lectures in this series are available here.

2:30pm to 3:45pm. Please note that registration via zoom is required. Link:

31 January 2022: Robert Alexander Innes, Department of Political Science and Indigenous Studies, McMaster University: “Questions that Convey Indigenous Historical Perspectives (That Challenge How Canadians View Indigenous History”

7 March 2022: Harvey Amani Whitfield, University of Calgary, “Experiences of Enslaved Black People in Colonial Canada”

14 March 2022: Renisa Mawani, Sociology, University of British Columbia: “Across Oceans of Law”

21 March 2022: Rhonda Hinther, History, Brandon University, and Jim Mochoruk, Professor, History, University of North Dakota, “Civilian Internment”

28 March 2022: Anne Lindsay and Erin Millions, Manitoba Indigenous Tuberculosis History Project, University of Winnipeg, “The Patients who Never Came Home: ‘Indian’ Tuberculosis and Indigenous Health Care in Manitoba, 1930s-1970s”

4 April 2022: Allyson Stevenson, Gabriel Dumont Chair in Metis Studies, University of Saskatchewan, “The Sixties Scoop and Indigenous Resistance”

17 April 2022: Scott de Groot, Curator, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, “Dangerously Different: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Purge and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights”

From Empty Spaces to Collective Creations: Dreaming of Human Rights Mosaic (2022)

The Centre for Human Rights Research invites you to an evening of live music, food, and art


MAY 6, 2022 7:30 PM

Hosted at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (in the foyer)

An in-person interactive workshop to engage with artistic methods of human rights research and social action

Facilitated by Bruno de Oliveira Jayme, Arts Educator, University of Manitoba

To register please contact Shayna Plaut at or (204) 474-6156