The Role of Military in State Consolidation, Regime Legitimation and Nation-Building in Uganda and Rwanda
Drawing on field research in Congo, Sylvie Bodineau is looking at how the international consensus on children’s rights relates to the experience of child soldiers.
Chiara is exploring how cities are changing the landscape of climate governance and how emerging approaches to resilience planning might inform innovative and inclusive environmental urban policy.
Among vulnerable groups victimized by armed conflict, sex workers are the most easily overlooked. Anna-Louise asks whether they could be better protected.
The human rights and dignity of LGBT individuals cannot be addressed by family law alone. Kyle Kirkup wonders whether it is possible to achieve equality for LGBT community members in the domain of criminal law.
Ryan Liss seeks to determine whether a common set of fundamental justice principles can rally the nations of the world, as was done in the case of international criminal justice.
Logan Mardhani-Bayne is examining the extent to which the urban experience of Aboriginal communities has shaped local and national governments’ political recognition of these communities’ rights.
Legal and ethical dilemmas proliferate in the context of neonatal intensive care. Jean Frédéric Ménard is researching whether it is possible to reconcile ethics and the law in the best interests of the child.
Mélanie is analyzing how social media can provide visibility and legitimacy to minority or marginalized groups. She is President of the Alumni Society of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.
David Morgan seeks to explore the changing landscape of humanitarian aid, and the ways in which aid agencies can better adapt to an evolving global context.
How do nations achieve food sovereignty? Sophia Murphy is exploring international and local mechanisms to improve food security.
Sara Pavan is investigating whether the participation of ethnic and social minorities in public institutions is essential to social cohesion and trust in our political system.
Drawing on over a century of history of Mennonite communities in Canada, Robyn Sneath is learning about how government education policies may have conflicted with Mennonites’ vision of citizenship.
Leah Trueblood is seeking to determine whether we can provide for a more just society by clarifying and improving the legal obligations we face in our daily lives.
Traditionally, courts have hesitated to give emotions a place in judicial decisions. Emily White is looking into a way to use emotions in the service of human rights and dignity.