Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Series

December 4, 2016

Reconciliation in South Africa: Has it Succeeded?

In this year’s Vancouver Human Rights lecture Richard Goldstone discusses the successes and failures of reconciliation in post-Apartheid South Africa. After the racial oppression of the […]
December 4, 2015

Beyond Human Rights: Building a World on Empathy

2014 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Faced with fragmented identities and widespread atrocities, human rights ideals have come to occupy a central place in our conception of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 4, 2011

Cute Cats and the Arab Spring

2011 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Series The Laurier Institution was proud to present 2011 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture, in partnership with Yahoo!, UBC Continuing Studies and […]