Events

Jan
17
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Dr. Erika Yamada on Implementing UNDRIP from a Latin America perspective @ Moot Courtroom B, Robson Hall
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Dr. Erika Yamada on “Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples from a Latin American perspective”

Dr. Erika Yamada, SJD (Arizona, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy), is the representative for Latin America and the Caribbean on the UN’s Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Yamada has worked with Indigenous affairs in the government of Brazil, as well as with national and international NGOs and locally with Indigenous communities. She helped prepare for the visit of the UN Special Rapporteur to Brazil and organized a workshop on the right to consultation for various institutions of the Brazilian federal government. Yamada specializes in addressing international human rights for Indigenous peoples on a local level. She will also speak at the Kiskinohamatowin forum scheduled for Jan. 18-19.

Jan
24
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Kent Roach @ Moot Courtroom, Robson Hall
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Distinguished Visitor Professor Kent Roach will speak on “Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley/Colten Bouchie Case” on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12 p.m. in Robson Hall’s Moot Courtroom B.

Professor Roach is the Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. He is the author of 14 books and has been involved as either research director or as a member of a research advisory committee on a number of significant inquiries including the Goudge Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Patholology, the Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182, the inquiry into the rendition of Maher Arar and the Ipperwash Inquiry into the killing of Dudley George. He served as volume lead for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Report on the Legacy of Residential Schools, and has been a member of Canadian Council of Academies expert panels on policing and subsequently on Indigenous policing.

 

Jan
31
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Feb
7
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Feb
14
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Feb
21
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Feb
28
Thu
Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History: John P.S. McLaren @ Robson Hall
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Annual DeLloyd J. Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History:
Dr. John P.S. McLaren
Thursday, February 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dr. John P.S. McLaren is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Among his various accomplishments, Professor McLaren is the author of numerous legal history monographs and articles with a focus on colonial law, social justice, cultural diversity, religion, and public morality. He also co-founded the Canadian Law and Society Association.  The title of his talk will be: “Respectable Lawyering and the Perils of Representing Unpopular Causes in British Columbia, 1900 to 1940”.

Lunch will follow in the Common Room.

Mar
7
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Mar
14
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

Mar
21
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Details to come.

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