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: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
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, University of Alberta, 2021.
Human Rights Section, International Studies Association: The Human Rights Section organizes regular gatherings in association with ISA conferences.
Annual Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes
Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University
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
St. Thomas University, links to Human Rights Centres Worldwide
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.
Gordon F. Henderson Post-doctoral Fellow, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa
Human Rights Research and Education Centre Scholarships, University of Ottawa
M.A. Scholarships, Understanding and Securing Human Rights, University of London
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law, Social Justice and Human Rights Fellowship
Steven C. Poe Best Graduate Student Paper Award, International Studies Association
R. Roy McMurtry Fellowship in Legal History, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism
Human Rights Program at the University of California, Berkeley
Research funding opportunities for professionals and academic faculty.
Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada: Human Rights Program
Gustavus Myers Human Rights Book Award
Walter S. Tarnopolsky Human Rights Award, Canadian Bar Association
Visiting Faculty Fellowships, Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto
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.
Institute for the Study of Human Rights Visiting Scholars Program, Columbia University
James Farmer Visiting Professor of Human Rights, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg
Marsha Lilien Gladstein Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights, University of Connecticut
Torgny Segerstedt Visiting Professor of Human Rights, University of Göteborg, Sweden
Visiting Professorship in Human Rights, University of Chicago (Human Rights Program)
Visiting Scholar, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, University of Utrecht
Academic programs in Canada on the study of human rights.
Wilfrid Laurier University Human Rights and Human Diversity BA
University of Toronto International Human Rights Program (law)