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December 4, 2013

Human Rights and Today’s Aboriginal Children and Youth

2013 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Series. In the 2013 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond covered a range of topics including a description of living […]
October 21, 2013
2013 Community Dialoge Series The Laurier Institution was very proud to present a panel presentation and discussion in partnership with the Province newspaper following its series […]
June 13, 2013

Is democracy as we know it in danger?

In the 2013 Milton K. Wong Lecture, one of America’s leading political philosophers and public intellectuals revisits the case she made 20 years ago in her […]
December 8, 2012

Multiculturalism: Does it actually exist?

Milton K. Wong Lecture  Karim H. Karim is the Director of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University. His book, Islamic Peril: Media and Global Violence has […]
December 4, 2012

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Aboriginal Rights

2102 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Series. We were very proud to present 2012 lecturer Mr. Bob Watts who led the process, with support from across Canada […]
June 3, 2012

What’s Wrong with Multiculturalism, a European perspective

2012 Multiculturalism Series On June 3, 2012, Kenan Malik gave a very engaging and thought-provoking lecture at UBC that pulled together many of the themes he […]
December 8, 2011

The Three Lives of Multiculturalism

The Three Lives of Multiculturalism, was delivered by guest speaker Dr. Will Kymlicka, Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University, and a visiting professor […]
December 8, 2011

Multiculturalism: The Missing Conversation

Milton K. Wong Lecture The award-winning Canadian author and social commentator, John Ralston Saul, delivered the 2009 annual UBC – Laurier Institution Multiculturalism Lecture. His topic, […]
December 4, 2011

How the West can support Human Rights in other parts of the world

2011 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Series Afghan physician Sima Samar (born 1957) has been internationally recognized for her human rights activism, especially on behalf of Afghan […]