DCL candidate Edin Hodžić will be defending his thesis, "The (not so) gentle civilizer of consociations?: International human rights law and the challenges of group political rights", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Mark Antaki.
The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory (LLDRL) is delighted to share two pieces of good news with the community.
First, Armel Brice Adanhounme (on left), who was a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the LLDRL from 2011-2013, was recently hired as a professor of Industrial Relations in the Département des sciences de la gestion at l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. We wish him the greatest of success in his new endeavor.
The Centre for Human rights and Legal Pluralism and the Annie MacDonald Langstaff Lecture Series welcome Madhav Khosla, PhD Candidate, Harvard University, who will talk about "Equality and the Indian Supreme Court: The Naz Foundation Case."
DCL candidate Carlos Ivan Fuentes will be defending his thesis, "Normative plurality in international law: The impact of international human rights law in the doctrine of sources of international law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Evan Fox-Decent.
Join us for a lecture by Joseph Arvay, QC, recipient of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism 2014 Robert S. Litvack Award.
Joseph Arvay is a Canadian lawyer who has argued numerous landmark Supreme Court of Canada cases involving civil liberties and constitutional rights. The Robert S. Litvack Award recognizes his outstanding lifetime achievement.
The Centre for Human rights and Legal Pluralism and the Annie MacDonald Langstaff Lecture Series welcome Marie Mercat-Bruns.
About the speaker
Marie Mercat-Bruns is a tenured Associate Law Professor at the Labor and Employment Law Chair of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) where she is a member of the Research Institute LISE CNRS (Group, Relational Theories on Gender).
She is also a member of the scientific committee of Presage (Sciences Po/OFCE Research and Academic Program on Gender Thinking).
The Disability & Law Reading Group will be taking on Disability, Accessibility, and Public Spaces as a topic.
For more information, email Dr Futsum Abbay, coordinator: futsum [dot] abbay [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca.
Semahagn G. Abebe, who is an O’Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, published an opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette newspaper on January 8, 2014: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of Ethiopians has been shameful.
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This university year, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is hosting the Speaker Series on Economic Justice. This series aims to foster critical reflections and facilitate interdisciplinary conversations amongst scholars interested in/working on issues related to economic justice.
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED. A Global perspectives on disability, human rights and accessing justice seminar, organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
This seminar is accredited for 1.5 hours of continuing legal education by the Quebec Bar (activity no. 10075984).