Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security

The Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security studies transnational phenomena and normative issues at the intersections of human rights, crime and security.

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Welcome to the Nathanson Centre

One of the Nathanson Centre's missions is to organize and sponsor events and tackle contemporary challenges in order to foster well-informed public debate. The centre also encourages the development of fundamental and theoretical research programs related to its mandate, as well as dialogue amongst participating researchers.

For the last two decades, the Nathanson Centre has been a world leader in the study of crime, human rights, and security, both in Canada and internationally. It acts as a hub for a wide constellation of policy-oriented and more theoretically-minded Osgoode and York researchers, as well as a steady flow of visiting scholars, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students, working on these crucial social issues. It is unique in that there is no other research centre working at the intersection of these themes, with a transnational focus, either in Canada or abroad.
François Tanguay-Renaud

Upcoming Events

Room 2011, Osgoode Hall Law School, Ignat Kaneff Building

The Storm Over Academic Freedom, Collegial Governance and International Human Rights at UofT’s Faculty of Law

SPEAKERS: ANVER EMON, University of Toronto and
DAVID SCHNEIDERMAN, University of Toronto

Osgoode Hall Law School

Or Emet Lecture “The Paradox of Intellectual Property Justice”

Speaker: Ruth L. Okediji

Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Room 4034, Osgoode Hall Law School

Militant Democracy Comes to the Metaverse

Speaker: Professor Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

Explore the Nathanson Centre

Osgoode & York Faculty Associates

Osgoode & York Faculty Associates

We are supported by world-class faculty from Osgoode and York.

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Visit the Centre's repository in Osgoode's Digital Common

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Visit our YouTube channel where we host a number of thought provoking and insightful discussions.

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