Event Details

Bringing the Law to Life: Keynote Speech and Reception with Justice Sheilah Martin

As part of International Week and in collaboration with Canadians for a Civil Society and the University of Alberta's College of the Social Sciences and Humanities, the Centre for Constitutional Studies is excited to present Bringing the Law to Life: Keynote Speech and Reception with Justice Sheilah Martin on Friday, February 9, 2024.

The event bookends the Ignite Change conference hosted by Canadians for a Civil Society, Righting Relations, and the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights in December. The conference, held on the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights, brings together representatives of civil society groups, academics, and many others in dialogue, learning, and action on human rights.

The Right Honourable Sheilah Martin will provide remarks regarding the advancement of human rights, justice, peace, and freedom for all. A reception will follow the event, and registration is required.

Event Timeline

  • 6:30 p.m. Doors open
  • 7:00 p.m. Program
  • 8:15 p.m. Reception

This free event is open to all alumni and their guests.

Space is limited. Registration will close when the event reaches capacity, or on February 8, 2024.

This event reflects a partnership between Canadians for a Civil Society, the Centre for Constitutional Studies, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Law and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities through the Collaborative College Community Initiative.


The Right Honourable Sheilah Martin

Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

Event Date(s):

February 9, 2024, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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