Recent developments, news and resources relating to the study of human rights in Canada. Includes research funding, institutes, conferences and more.
Canada’s newest national museum, and the first national museum located outside of Ottawa, is dedicted to human rights. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights opened its doors in September 2014.
H-Net Human Rights listserv
Stay up to date on the latest conferences on human rights (with a particular focus on Canada and history).
Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Ryerson University, 2017.
Human Rights Section, International Studies Association: The Human Rights Section organizes regular gatherings in association with ISA conferences.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Winnipeg, MB)
Atlantic Human Rights Centre, St. Thomas University, NB
Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
Centre of Ethics, University of Toronto
Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa
Maastricht Centre for Human Rights, Universitei Maastricht
McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (Montreal, QC)
John Humphrey Centre for Human Rights (Edmonton, Alberta)
Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (Montreal, QC)
Human Rights Program, University of Chicago
Human Rights Consortium, University of London
Fellowships and scholarships for graduate studies in the area of human rights. There are numerous funding opportunities at the University of Alberta for Master, PhD and Postdoctoral candidates interested in studying human rights in Sociology and History.
Research funding opportunities for professionals and academic faculty.
Gustavus Myers Human Rights Book Award
The Centre for Research Libraries has published a compendium on international archives, libraries and documentation relating to human rights: Libraries, Archives and Human Rights Documentation.
H-Human Rights: A listserv dedicated to the study of human rights.
Human Rights Consortium (University of London)
Opportunities for visiting professorships in human rights at universities around the world.
University of Alberta Visiting Professorship in Human Rights
Academic programs in Canada on the study of human rights.
The readings lists available on this site deal with a range of topics from human rights to biographies and specific events.