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The <span style="font-family: Arial">Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures began in 1990 in honour of Dr. Bernie Vigod, a professor of history at UNB and Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and a lifelong advocate of human rights. After his death in 1988, the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lecture Trust Fund was established and funded the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures in Human Rights. Organized by the Atlantic Human Rights Centre at St. Thomas University, the lecture series is intended to further the cause of human rights in our society. Beginning in 1997, the lectures were regularly held at the St. Thomas University campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick.&nbsp;</span>
  
The <span style="font-family: Arial;">Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures began in 1990 in honour of Dr. Bernie Vigod, a professor of history at UNB and Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and a lifelong advocate of human rights. After his death in 1988, the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lecture Trust Fund was established and funded the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures in Human Rights. Organized by the Atlantic Human Rights Centre, the lecture series is intended to further the cause of human rights in our society.</span>
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| align="center" | '''Name of Lecturer'''
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| align="center" | '''Title of Lecture'''
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| 25 January 1990
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| Rosalie Silberman Abella
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| "The Legacy of Human Rights"
 
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|align="center" | '''Date'''
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| 1 November 1991
|align="center" | '''Name of Lecturer'''
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| Walter S. Tarnopolsky
|align="center" | '''Title of Lecture'''
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| "Discrimination and the Law in Canada"
 
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| 25 January 1990
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| 17 October 1992
| Rosalie Silberman Abella
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| Juanita Westmorland-Traoré
| "The Legacy of Human Rights"  
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| "Employment Equity"
 
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| 1 November 1991
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| 10 November 1993
| Walter S. Tarnopolsky
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| Mark Sandler
| "Discrimination and the Law in Canada"  
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| "Hate Crimes and Hate Group Activity in Canada"
 
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| 17 October 1992
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| 17 November 1994
| Juanita Westmorland-Traoré
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| Irwin Cotler
| "Employment Equity"  
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| "The Human Rights Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Dance of the Dialectic"
 
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| 10 November 1993
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| 20 November 1995
| Mark Sandler
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| Raynell Andreychuk
| "Hate Crimes and Hate Group Activity in Canada"  
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| "Human Rights and Canadian Foreign Policy"
 
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| 17 November 1994
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| 7 November 1996
| Irwin Cotler
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| Bruce Phillips
| "The Human Rights Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Dance of the Dialectic"  
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| "Privacy: The Newest and Oldest Human Right"
 
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| 20 November 1995
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| 7 October 1997
| Raynell Andreychuk
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| Elisabeth Maxwell
| "Human Rights and Canadian Foreign Policy"  
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| "From the Shadow of Ignorance to the Light of Commitment: The Story of a Bystander"
 
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| 7 November 1996
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| 15 November 1998
| Bruce Phillips
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| Ron Ghitter
| "Privacy: The Newest and Oldest Human Right"  
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| "Theo-Conservatism: A Threat to Human Rights"
 
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| 7 October 1997
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| 8 November 1999
| Elisabeth Maxwell
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| Michelle Falardeau-Ramsay
| "From the Shadow of Ignorance to the Light of Commitment: The Story of a Bystander"  
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| "Human Rights Today and Tomorrow"
 
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| 15 November 1998
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| 15 November 2000
| Ron Ghitter
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| Stephen Smith
| "Theo-Conservatism: A Threat to Human Rights"  
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| "And Let's Not Talk About That; From Memory to Prevention of Genocide"
 
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| 8 November 1999
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| 19 November 2001
| Michelle Falardeau-Ramsay
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| Romeo Dallaire
| "Human Rights Today and Tomorrow"  
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| "Humanitarian Intervention and Peacekeeping"
 
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| 15 November 2000
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| 18 November 2002
| Stephen Smith
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| Michael Marrus
| "And Let's Not Talk About That; From Memory to Prevention of Genocide"  
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| "The Vatican and the Holocaust Where is the Debate?"
 
|-
 
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| 19 November 2001
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| 15 October 2003
| Romeo Dallaire
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| William Schabas
| "Humanitarian Intervention and Peacekeeping"  
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| "The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Personal Experience"
 
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| 18 November 2002
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| 16 November 2004
| Michael Marrus
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| Karen Mock
| "The Vatican and the Holocaust Where is the Debate?"  
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| "Antisemitism and Antiracism in Canada Today: Challenges that Face Us All"
 
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| 15 October 2003
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| 21 November 2005
| William Schabas
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| Jerahmiel S. Grafstein
| "The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Personal Experience"  
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| "Human Rights and Anti-Semitism"
 
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| 16 November 2004
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| 16 October 2006
| Karen Mock
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| Phillippe LeBlanc
| "Antisemitism and Antiracism in Canada Today: Challenges that Face Us All"  
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| "Non-governmental Organizations and Human Rights"
 
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| 21 November 2005
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| 28 October 2007
| Jerahmiel S. Grafstein
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| Abraham Cooper
| "Human Rights and Anti-Semitism"  
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| "In Our Time: Is Religion a Blessing or Curse?"
 
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| 16 October 2006
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| 27 October 2008
| Phillippe LeBlanc
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| Unknown
| "Non-governmental Organizations and Human Rights"
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| Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the legacy of John Peters Humphrey
 
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| 28 October 2007
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| 24 October 2009
| Abraham Cooper
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| Kevin Bales
| "In Our Time: Is Religion a Blessing or Curse?"  
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| "Ending Slavery"
 
|-
 
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| 27 October 2008
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| 25 October 2010
| Unknown
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| Alexandre Trudeau
| Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the legacy of John Peters Humphrey
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| "Witness"
 
|-
 
|-
| 24 October 2009
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| 3 October 2011
| Kevin Bales
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| Edward Kissi
| "Ending Slavery"  
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| "Beyond the Holocaust: A Comparative Interpretation of Genocide and Mass Murder in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Darfur"
 
|-
 
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| 25 October 2010
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| 25 October 2012
| Alexandre Trudeau
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| Nazanin Afshin-Jam
| "Witness"  
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| "The Power of One"<br/>
 
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| 3 October 2011
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| 13 November 2014<br/>
| Edward Kissi
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| Clint Curle<br/>
| "Beyond the Holocaust: A Comparative Interpretation of Genocide and Mass Murder in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Darfur"  
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| "Stories Matter - The Making of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights"<br/>
 
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| 25 October 2012
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| 4 November 2015<br/>
| Nazanin Afshin-Jam
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| Alex Neve<br/>
| "The Power of One"  
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| "After the Election: Where Next for Canada and Human Rights?"<br/>
 
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'''<span style="font-family: Arial;">Source(s):</span>'''
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'''Source(s):'''
* <span style="font-family: Arial;">UA Case 217.</span>
 
* <span style="font-family: Arial;">Atlantic Human Rights Centre, [[http://w3.stu.ca/stu/sites/ahrc/vigod.html Events]]</span>
 
 
 
  
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px;"> © UNB Archives & Special Collections, 2012</span>
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*UA Case 217.
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*Atlantic Human Rights Centre, [[http://w3.stu.ca/stu/sites/ahrc/vigod.html Events]]
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[[Category:Lecture Series|Lecture_Series]]

Latest revision as of 15:24, 24 March 2016

The Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures began in 1990 in honour of Dr. Bernie Vigod, a professor of history at UNB and Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and a lifelong advocate of human rights. After his death in 1988, the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lecture Trust Fund was established and funded the Dr. Bernie Vigod Memorial Lectures in Human Rights. Organized by the Atlantic Human Rights Centre at St. Thomas University, the lecture series is intended to further the cause of human rights in our society. Beginning in 1997, the lectures were regularly held at the St. Thomas University campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick. 

Date Name of Lecturer Title of Lecture
25 January 1990 Rosalie Silberman Abella "The Legacy of Human Rights"
1 November 1991 Walter S. Tarnopolsky "Discrimination and the Law in Canada"
17 October 1992 Juanita Westmorland-Traoré "Employment Equity"
10 November 1993 Mark Sandler "Hate Crimes and Hate Group Activity in Canada"
17 November 1994 Irwin Cotler "The Human Rights Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Dance of the Dialectic"
20 November 1995 Raynell Andreychuk "Human Rights and Canadian Foreign Policy"
7 November 1996 Bruce Phillips "Privacy: The Newest and Oldest Human Right"
7 October 1997 Elisabeth Maxwell "From the Shadow of Ignorance to the Light of Commitment: The Story of a Bystander"
15 November 1998 Ron Ghitter "Theo-Conservatism: A Threat to Human Rights"
8 November 1999 Michelle Falardeau-Ramsay "Human Rights Today and Tomorrow"
15 November 2000 Stephen Smith "And Let's Not Talk About That; From Memory to Prevention of Genocide"
19 November 2001 Romeo Dallaire "Humanitarian Intervention and Peacekeeping"
18 November 2002 Michael Marrus "The Vatican and the Holocaust Where is the Debate?"
15 October 2003 William Schabas "The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Personal Experience"
16 November 2004 Karen Mock "Antisemitism and Antiracism in Canada Today: Challenges that Face Us All"
21 November 2005 Jerahmiel S. Grafstein "Human Rights and Anti-Semitism"
16 October 2006 Phillippe LeBlanc "Non-governmental Organizations and Human Rights"
28 October 2007 Abraham Cooper "In Our Time: Is Religion a Blessing or Curse?"
27 October 2008 Unknown Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the legacy of John Peters Humphrey
24 October 2009 Kevin Bales "Ending Slavery"
25 October 2010 Alexandre Trudeau "Witness"
3 October 2011 Edward Kissi "Beyond the Holocaust: A Comparative Interpretation of Genocide and Mass Murder in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Darfur"
25 October 2012 Nazanin Afshin-Jam "The Power of One"
13 November 2014
Clint Curle
"Stories Matter - The Making of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights"
4 November 2015
Alex Neve
"After the Election: Where Next for Canada and Human Rights?"

Source(s):

  • UA Case 217.
  • Atlantic Human Rights Centre, [Events]