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Innovation in Context 2: Scaling Up

18 Nov 2017 09:00

Continuing the conversation we started last year, this second installment of our workshop series will focus on how to scale up innovation. It will look at how individuals, companies, firms, and the ecosystem itself can turn the success of a single popular idea or product into a larger environment cultivating sustained innovation. But how does this happen? How do we harness the true diversity of our communities to scale up innovation? How do we build sufficient capacity for these ecosystems?...

Constitution of Canada, 2017: Reinventing the fundamental law of a plurinational State

22 Nov 2017 17:30

Join us for a Constitutional Moment organized by the MacKell Chair in Federalism.


The Labouring Subject of Refugee Economies

23 Nov 2017 10:30

The CHRLP invites you to a talk by O'Brien Fellow in Residence Ranabir Samaddar. We share the article he will be discussing here [.docx]


Henry James’s “Obscure Hurt” - Chronic Pain as Figurative Being

24 Nov 2017 13:00

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcome to you a Disability and Human Right Initiative talk with Michael Snediker (University of Houston),  a well-known poet and a scholar of American literature and disability theory.


Poisonous Science : the Dark Side of Academic Copyright in the Digital Age

27 Nov 2017 13:00

Join us for a CIPP/Lallemand Seminar with Professor Roberto Caso, co-director of Trento University's LawTech Group.


Copyright on academic and scientific publications (papers, articles, essays, books etc.) is the result of the interaction between formal rules (copyright law), social norms (norms of science) and technology (printing press, digital technologies).

Prior to the digital age, academic copyright has had two main functions.


Migration and Climate Change: Legal and Practical Challenges

29 Nov 2017 13:00

Join us for a CHRLP/Oppenheimer Chair talk with Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellow Hanna Haile.

RSVP at oppenheimer [at]


Although human movement related to environmental change is not a new phenomenon, there is a growing concern that the numbers of persons displaced as a result of the current and future trends in global climate change could turn out to be unmanageably large.


Bridging our Diversities: 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education

30 Nov 2017
3 Dec 2017

With Equitas and other major partners, the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal pluralism is an organizing partner the 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education.

This 3.5-day conference will assemble practitioners, policy-makers and academics from all over the world for practical workshops and insightful sessions featuring the latest tools, knowledge and good practices in human rights education.


DCL Research Series - Workshop on Interdisciplinarity

30 Nov 2017 13:00

For the third event of DCL Research Series, Raymond Ouigou Savadogo and Myriam Dumont-Robillard will meet on an “academic blind date” to discuss their methodology: interdisciplinarity/trandisciplinarity.

Come learn about and from their experience, and share yours!

All are welcome to attend.

For more info, email anne.iavarone-turcotte [at]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

4 Dec 2017 11:30

Join the Disability and Human Rights Initiative on Monday, December 4 for the UN's International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Drop by the Atrium between 11:30 and 14:30 to learn more about accessibility and disability rights initiatives at the Faculty and in Montreal. 


Human rights, exploitation and international taxation

6 Dec 2017 13:00

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites you to an O’Brien Fellows in Residence seminar with Professor Laurens van Apeldoorn (Leiden U., The Netherlands), organized in collaboration with the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation.


Last day of lectures (Law)

7 Dec 2017

This last day of lectures at the Faculty of Law will follow a Monday schedule (see class schedules on the SAO site)

Contact the [at] for any questions.

There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Health Inequities & The Politics of Place & Waste in Indigenous & Black Communities in Nova Scotia

7 Dec 2017 12:30

The Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) and the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) are pleased to invite you to a seminar by Ingrid Waldron, Visiting Professor at McGill and Associate Professor at Dalhousie University.

Her talk will take place in the conference room of Charles Meredith House, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal.


Fall examination period (Law)

8 Dec 2017
21 Dec 2017

The Fall 2017 exam period will run from December 8 to December 21 at the Faculty of Law.

If you plan on using your computer to complete your exams, don't forget to do a Mock Exam with Examplify by December 2, 2017. See the SAO's page on Computerized Exams.


Fiduciaries of Humanity and International Law - MLJ Symposium

19 Jan 2018 09:00

The McGill Law Journal (MLJ) invites you a symposium titled ‘Fiduciaries of Humanity and International Law.’ Using the theory of international law from Fiduciaries of Humanity as a touchstone or springboard, leading scholars on international law will engage critically the most significant issues of international law today.