Migrant Justice and Human Rights: A Resource Guide

April 2024

Angela Ciceron

In March 2024, the Centre for Human Rights Research hosted Mostafa Henaway, a long-time community organizer with Immigrant Workers Centre in Montreal. Henaway’s work emphasized the structural and transnational issues propelling migrant workers to undertake precarious work under neoliberal capitalism, as well as efforts made by migrants to resist these structures. This resource guide aims to expand on this conversation by providing resources on the experiences of migrant workers under neoliberalism and their role in Canadian society more broadly.

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Rethinking Borders: A panel on Transnational Movements, Resistance, Identity, and Gender

April 3, 2023

Dr. Lorena Fontaine, Dr. Shauna Labman, Dr. Rob Lorway, Dr. Shayna Plaut, Dr. Lori Wilkinson

Pacific-centred map. DEMIS Mapserver/Wikimedia

In collaboration with Global College at the University of Winnipeg, our third critical conversation took place on Apr. 3, 2023 and featured Drs. Lorena Fontaine, Shauna Labman, Rob Lorway, Shayna Plaut, and Lori Wilkinson.

The conversation was wide-ranging and touched on a variety of topics. Panelists identified – based on their research and expertise – the borders that matter, how they matter, who made them and why, as well as what they cross, both literally and metaphorically. They also discussed the limits and power of borders, the ways in which their research (or the subjects of their research) cross borders, the research and/or activism that has most guided or inspired them, and the kind of research that is most needed to meet the challenges of the present.