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Congratulations to our Student Researchers

On April 9th the YCPPL hosted the annual student conference Exploring Cultural Policy in an Era of Globalization. Over the course of the day students presented research papers which explored the various ways in which cultural policy impacts national identity and cultural citizenship, the representation and heritage of First Nations People, labour markets and "creative […]

YCPPL Celebrates Student Research

EXPLORING CULTURAL POLICY IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION: A STUDENT CONFERENCE On April 9th, the YCPPL will host a one-day student conference that will showcase the work of 4th year student researchers whose work addresses the increasing prevalence of culture in public policy making. The conference will feature a Keynote Address by Martin Zeilinger, York's own […]

The YCPPL Heads North!

"From Values to Policy & Legislation: Breaking Trail in a Heritage Self-Governing Context", March 22, 2013,  Whitehorse, Yukon On March 22nd the YCPPL will head north to Whitehorse, Yukon to host a one-day policy forum that explores the challenges and experiences that Yukon First Nations communities have encountered as they have embarked on community-driven policy making […]

Remedying Discrimination

Osgoode Hall Law School, the York Centre for Human Rights, the York Centre for Public Policy and Law, the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice and the IFLS are proud to support this symposium organized by Osgoode Professor Bruce Ryder and Osgoode McMurtry Visiting Clinical Fellow Fay Faraday. Remedying Discrimination:  A Symposium on the Ontario Human […]

YCPPL Celebrates International Human Rights Day

On December 10th the YCPPL will celebrate International Human Rights day along with the York Centre on Refugee Studies, the Centre for Practical Ethics, the Centre on Human Rights and McLaughlin College. The celebration will take place in the McLaughlin College Senior Common Room (140 McLaughlin College) from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. The event will feature remarks by: YCPPL associate Ian […]

Book Launch: Balancing Competing Human Rights Claims in a Diverse Society

YCPPL associates Les Jacobs, Lorne Foster & Shaheen Amzi have edited a new and timely book on balencing human rights claims in an increasingly diverse society. "Balancing Competing Human Rights Claims in a Diverse Society: Institutions, Policy, Principles" (Irwin Law) will be launched this Wednesday, November 28, in the McLaughlin College Senior Common Room at York University. Barbara Hall, chief […]