Social Justice and Human Rights

Social Justice and Human Rights Conference

"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

ICS Centre for Philosophy, Religion and Social Ethics and co-sponsored by Emmanuel College

2012 APRIL 27 – 28

Featuring keynote lectures by

Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff

Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus, Yale University

Dr. Melissa Williams

Professor of Political Science at University of Toronto and former Director, Centre for Ethics

Other conference highlights include

"Religion and Human Rights in Canada"

Plenary panel with Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Rabbi Roy Tanenbaum and the Very Rev. Lois Wilson

"Must Love and Justice Forever Be at Odds?"

A public lecture by Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff

For full details visit:

conference.icscanada.edu

ICS Centre for Philosophy, Religion and Social Ethics

Telephone

416 979 2331 ext 247

Toll free

1 888 326 5347

PHOP TOPICS

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Tensions between justice and other norms

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Restorative justice

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Aboriginal rights in Canada

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Rights of children

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Rights of refugees and immigrants

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Rights of people with disabilities

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Poverty and rights

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Environmental rights

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