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Wednesday, November 9 • 18:00 - 19:30
Keynote Session Science, Human Rights, and Academic Freedom / Séance plénière

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Round-table discussion with Dr Homa Hoodfar

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Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler is the Chairman of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, an Emeritus Professor of Law at McGill University, former Member of Parliament, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and an international human rights lawyer. | | A constitutional and comparative law scholar, Professor Cotler intervened in landmark Charter of Rights cases in the areas of free speech, freedom of religion, minority rights, peace law... Read More →
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Viviana Fernandez

Viviana Fernandez works as Assistant Director at the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), University of Ottawa (uOttawa). Given her specialisation in competitive intelligence and knowledge management, her main responsibilities focus on the operations and management of resources of the Centre as well as the implementation of its research, teaching and outreach mission. She represents the University of Ottawa in the Scholars at... Read More →
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Homa Hoodfar

Canadian Scientist and Professor, Concordia University
Dr Hoodfar, is a Canadian scientist and professor at Concordia University. She was detained when travelling to Iran and spent 112 days in jail there. 
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Ivan Semeniuk

Ivan Semeniuk is an award-winning journalist who reports on science and science policy for The Globe and Mail.


Wednesday November 9, 2016 18:00 - 19:30
Ottawa Salon

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