News & Events

Hiring: Graduate and Undergraduate Academic Assistant

Thank you for your interest. Applications are now closed. The UBC HRC is hiring for a graduate academic assistant and an undergraduate academic assistant for the development of a Human Rights Training Program. Deadline: Please send your cover letter and resume to us at by Friday, July 8th, 2022

July Update on UBC HRC’s Programming

We are excited to launch a range of new programs and opportunities at the UBC Human Rights Collective (UBC HRC), starting with our community partnership with the Dallaire Centre of Excellence (DCOE).  The Collective aims to develop, support and secure resources for a community of praxis of engaged scholars. Scholars who lead and participate in teaching […]

Film Screening of Courage (2021) & Panel Discussion on Academic Freedom in Belarus

The UBC Human Rights Collective (HRC) is hosting an in-person screening of the critically acclaimed film Courage (2021) as an expression of solidarity with wrongfully imprisoned Belarusian students. Join us on June 29th for the film screening and a panel discussion afterwards.

Prof. Jenny Peterson awarded a Killam Teaching Prize

Congratulations to our faculty advisor, Dr. Jenny Peterson, who was the recipient of this year's Killam Teaching Prize which recognizes outstanding teaching.

Funding awarded to Dr. Jenny Peterson for the Intergenerational Connections & Futures for Afghan Scholars Program

This 2.5 year research project in partnership between UBC and Carleton University will be housed within the Human Rights Collective (HRC).

Hiring: Graduate Academic Assistant, Human Rights Training Program

We're hiring a Graduate Academic Assistant for the Human Rights Training program for the summer. Applications are due Sunday May 1, 2022.

Hiring: Research Program Coordinator, Intergenerational Connections and Futures for Afghan Scholars

We're hiring a Research Program Coordinator for the Intergenerational Connections and Futures for Afghan Scholars for the summer. Applications are due Sunday April 10th, 2022.

Reflections on our ‘Critical Hope in the Public Sphere’ Event

Missed this event? Check out this recap post for larger themes and reflections from the Critical Hope event as well as resources mentioned by the guest speakers.

Hiring: Canadian Student Advocacy Days Event Organizer

Call for Applicants: Canadian Student Advocacy Days Event Organizer (Scholars at Risk Network) Position Summary On behalf of the global Scholar’s at Risk Network we are inviting applications for an Event Organizer to plan and run Canada’s first Student Advocacy Days, to be held virtually in Spring, 2022. In collaboration with the Scholar’s at Risk […]

Student Led Advocacy and the “Scholars in Prison” Project: Experiential Learning and Critical Knowledge(s) in International Relations

William J. Shelling II and Jenny H. Peterson recently published a piece on student seminars in a book titled 'Signature Pedaogies in International Relations'