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Vaclav Havel Bust Unveiling

Sculpture of former Czech president unveiled

June 13, 2017 — 
On June 14, a sculpture of Havel was unveiled at the U of M. He was the last President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic, and an influential Czech playwright, poet, and political dissident

(L-R) Katelin Neufeld and Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti.

Social change: are you doing it right?

June 9, 2017 — 
Katelin Neufeld [MA/14] is the inaugural recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship in Human Rights

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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips from those who have walked that path before them

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Holodomor keynote

Faculty of Education

Shining light on a dark chapter in human history

May 11, 2017 — 
Educators from across Canada took another step toward shining a light on a dark chapter in human history last weekend during the Holodomor Genocide Education Conference at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Hands raised

A reminder of the precarious nature of rights in a changing world

March 10, 2017 — 
Canadian Journal of Human Rights celebrates five years

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