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UN International Human Rights Day Commemoration

UN International Human Rights Day Commemoration

Panel Presentation hosted by the Office of the College Head, McLaughlin College, and Human Rights Watch (HRW) This year’s theme is, “EQUALITY – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights.” This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to ‘Equality’ and Article 1 of the UDHR – “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and […]

Workshop on Human Rights and the Environment

Workshop on Human Rights and the Environment

The lecture is co-hosted by the Office of the College Head, McLaughlin College, and Human Rights Watch (HRW). This session will look at how human rights intersect with our environment in the context of climate change. Join a conversation with HRW about their recent work to document how climate change is already impacting human rights […]

2021 Vico Lecture Marx & Vico: Comparing two interpretations of history

2021 Vico Lecture Marx & Vico: Comparing two interpretations of history

The Vico Lecture, a public event presented by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), returns virtually this December with leading Marx scholar and York faculty member Dr. Marcello Musto. Dr. Musto’s special talk, “Marx & Vico: Comparing two interpretations of history,” will compare the thinking of two giant social theorists: Vico Lecture’s […]

Docs for Schools – ‘Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If you are a girl)’

Docs for Schools – ‘Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If you are a girl)’

A documentary film presented by Lesley Sparks, Hot Docs education and youth programs manager. Docs For Schools is the education program of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival. The programs offer documentary content across a variety of subjects and grade levels. Docs can inform, offering insight and bring new perspectives to students about […]

Dene Writer Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty reads from ‘Land-Water-Sky/Ndè–Tı–Yat’a’ in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

Dene Writer Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty reads from ‘Land-Water-Sky/Ndè–Tı–Yat’a’ in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

During 2021 and 2022, readings are available online and can be accessed according to the schedule. Zoom links will be made available a week before each reading. Readings are free and open to members of the public and to members of the York community. Our lineups consist of a unique selection of emerging and established […]

York International – Financial and academic supports for successful graduate students

York International – Financial and academic supports for successful graduate students

Looking for the most up-to-date information on academic and financial support? Join us this Friday to chat with our GPP Grad Peer Mentors about what York University is offering. It’s also your chance to meet with our guests from the Faculty of Graduate Studies, so don’t forget to bring your questions and ask away! Guests […]

The UNHCR and the Enforcement of Refugee Protection before International Courts: Amicus and Third-Party Submissions before the ECtHR

The UNHCR and the Enforcement of Refugee Protection before International Courts: Amicus and Third-Party Submissions before the ECtHR

McLaughlin College International Lecture presented by Hilkka C. Becker This presentation will outline the potential wider application of UNHCR’s amicus role in refugee cases before international courts. Using the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), as the prime example, it will explore the impact of the UNHCR’s interventions on the evolution and […]

Info Session: Development Studies Graduate Program (International Applicants)

Info Session: Development Studies Graduate Program (International Applicants)

Our research intensive MA is a uniquely focused, but flexible graduate program. Through the program students pursue a wide range of research interests as they relate to the field of development studies in both the Global South and North, including gender, education, health, urbanization, sports, forced migration, migrant settlement, global environmental crises, indigeneity, extractive industries, […]

Planning, Democracy, Socialism: Learning from Kerala

Planning, Democracy, Socialism: Learning from Kerala

A Global South Forum The 20th and early 21st centuries have witnessed numerous projects that link planning praxis to strategies of structural change. For the last two generations, the state of Kerala, India has been an important reference point in this history of experiments in popular and democratic planning. Focused on a discussion of the […]

Faculty Information Session on the SDGs in Action: Student Challenge

Faculty Information Session on the SDGs in Action: Student Challenge

Call for Faculty Mentors and SDG experts  Funded by the Government of Canada’s Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program Global Skills  Opportunity (GSO), York University’s Go Global SDGs in Action Student Challenge aims to  empower York students and their peers around the world to take action towards the achievement  of SDGs with a global lens. Through facilitated […]