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Social Justice and Human Rights

Social Justice and Human Rights
Emanuel College, 75 Queens Park Cr.
Time: Apr 27th, 9:00 am End: Apr 28th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women & Gender Studies (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Law, Faculty of , Jewish Studies, Information, Faculty of, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Ethics, Education, Diaspora/Transnational, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-
Conference featuring keynote speakers Nicholas Wolterstorff (Yale) and Melissa Williams (Toronto).

"Justice and rights are the most contested part of our moral vocabulary" -- Nicholas Wolterstorff

Social Justice and Human Rights

A cross-sectoral conference presented by the ICS Centre for Philosophy, Religion and Social Ethics and co-sponsored by Emmanuel College.

Featuring Keynote Lectures by:

  • Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus, Yale University
  • Dr. Melissa Williams, Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and former Director, Centre for Ethics

Other conference highlights include:

  • Religion and Human Rights in Canada -- plenary panel with Dr. Adulaziz Sachedina, Rabbi Roy Tanenbaum, and the Very Rev. Lois Wilson
  • Must Love and Justice Forever be at Odds? -- public lecture by Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff

For full conference details including registration, please visit the conference website at conference.ics.edu or call (416) 979-2331 x247 or 1-888-326-5347 (toll free).

Download conference flyer [pdf]

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