November 29th is the UN declared International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, join us in coming together for this event to mark this day!
Michael Lynk is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Western University, in London, Ontario. In March 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Professor Lynk as the 7th Special Rapporteur for the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967.
The James Graff Memorial Lecture was established in the beloved memory of University of Toronto philosophy professor, husband, father, and tireless peace advocate Dr. James Graff, founder of the Near East Cultural and Education Foundation (NECEF—Canada’s oldest Middle East peace education NGO), who passed away in October 2005. NECEF became NECEF Sabeel Canada, commonly known as Canadian Friends of Sabeel.
This event is co-sponsored by Emmanuel College, a theological college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Informed by its Christian heritage, relationship with both church and university, and its Canadian, urban, and pluralistic location, Emmanuel College provides an education characterized by rigorous theological inquiry, contextual analysis, commitment to justice, and inclusive practice. Learn more about Emmanuel College at www.emmanuel.utoronto.ca
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