Tuesday 3 April 2012

Social Justice and Human Rights Conference Updates

Marie Wilson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) will join the workshop panel "Restoration or Retribution? Tensions in the Adjudication of Justice" scheduled for the morning of April 28. Ms. Wilson is currently serving as a Commissioner with the TRC based in Yellowknife, NWT and comes from a 25-year career as a broadcaster with the CBC in radio and television as a regional and national reporter, television program host, and Regional Director for northern Quebec and the northern Territories.

The public lecture "Must Love and Justice Forever Be at Odds?" by Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff now has separate tickets available on the conference website's registration page. The lecture will take place in Northrop Frye Hall (University of Toronto) at 8:00 pm on Friday April 27. Dr. Wolterstorff is Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus at Yale University and author of Justice: Rights and Wrongs.

A networking and discussion session oriented towards practitioners has been added to the schedule at 1:30 pm on Saturday April 28. The session will focus on how to engage and equip constituents on topics of social justice and human rights.

Conference tickets are nearly half sold. More information about the conference can be found on the conference website at http://conference.icscanada.edu.