Arnold & Blema Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships in International Migration Law & Policy

Published: 16Oct2017

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at...

Call for Submissions: Disability and Human Rights Series

Published: 16Oct2017

The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to...

Wallenberg Lecture with Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella


Join us for the 2017 Wallenberg Lecture, which will be given by the Honourable Rosalie Silberman Abella, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Recent Developments in the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues


The Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society & Public Policy and the Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism welcome Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Chair of the UN's Permanent Forum on...

Women as Drivers of Solutions in Displacement


Moderated by Sally Armstrong, this conversation between High Commissioner Filippo Grandi and poet-activist Ketty Nivyabandi will explore the leadership of women in finding solutions to displacemen

Is ‘Political’ International Law the Enemy of Democracy?


The Oppenheimer Chair and the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invite you to a talk by Florian Couveinhes Matsumoto, on how treaties are used to bypass and reduce democracy, and what we...

Governance of Inclusive Cities: Realization of Disability Rights


The Disability & Law Initiative invites you to their first event this year, which will explore disability in the built environment through planning, design and public policy through the theme...

A Human Rights-based Approach to Development: A Case of Access to Water in Pakistan


The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites you to a talk by O'Brien Fellow in Residence Fayyaz Baqir.

François Crépeau appointed International Francqui Professor

Published: 31Aug2017

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau has been appointed International Francqui Professor Chair in Social Sciences for the year 2017-2018. After the fall term...

Professors Fabien Gélinas and René Provost to receive Advocatus Emeritus distinction

Published: 7Aug2017

Last Thursday, the Barreau du Québec announced the names of the lawyers who will received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2017. The Faculty of Law is happy to report that several of them...