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Legitimus nears completion

Author: Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples
Published on:15 July at 10:02PM

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On June 17, 18, 19, 2019, about 40 researchers from 8 different countries around the world met at the University of Ottawa. The subject: « The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: Reform and Innovation in the Management of Legal Pluralism ». This ultimate team meeting of the Legitimus project : « The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures : Law in Search of Legitimacy », directed by Professor Ghislain Otis and financed by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, represents another step forward a peaceful relationship between the legal traditions.

Last team meeting “The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: Reform and Innovation in the Management of Legal Pluralism” at the University of Ottawa – June 17th to 19th, 2019

Author: Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples
Published on:16 June at 06:00PM

Professor. Ghislain Otis will be receiving collaborators and partners for a final team meeting for the Legitimus project. The meeting “The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: Reform and Innovation in the Management of Legal Pluralism” will be held at the University of Ottawa from June 17th to 19th, 2019. This team meeting is taking place as part of the Legitimus project “The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: Law in Search of Legitimacy” directed by Professor Otis and financed bySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Conference “ La pratique du droit autochtone ” – March 22, 2019 – FTX135

Author: Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Nations
Published on:07 March at 09:56AM

Ghislain Otis, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples is pleased to welcome Me Charlotte Chicoine-Wilson who will present the conference “ La pratique du droit autochtone ”. After graduating with a degree in social sciences and a law degree from Ottawa University, she completed a Master of Law focusing on the judicial autonomy of indigenous peoples in Columbia under the guidance of Professor Otis.  In 2015, she joined the law firm Dionne Schulze based in Montreal. She focuses her work on the questions of indigenous law, environmental law and governance for clients primarily from indigenous communities and organizations.

International Conference “Conflict Resolution and Customary Law” at Babeş-Boylai University

Author: Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Nations
Published on:07 March at 09:28AM

Professor Sergiu Mişcoiu will host Ghislain Otis, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples, during the international conference “Conflict Resolution and Customary Law”. This conference will take place at Babeş-Boylai University, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania March 8 and 9, 2019. It is part of the Legitimus project: “The State and Indigenous Legal Cultures: Law in Search of Legitimacy” directed by Professor Otis and financed by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

 

Other collaborators of the Legitimus project will also take part in this conference such as Professor François Féral, Dr. Laura Herta and Dr. Clément Cadinot. It will end with a cultural visit to Alba-Iulia.

Book launch of Contributions à l'étude des systèmes juridiques autochtones et coutumiers

Author: Canada Research Chair in Legal Diversity and Aboriginal Peoples
Published on:11 February at 10:50PM

The editor Presses de l'Université de Laval has published ''Contribution à l'étude des systèmes juridiques autochtones et coutumiers'' (En: Contribution to the study of the customary and indigenous judicial systems) written under the guidance of Ghislain Otis. This collective work will tackle the quest of reconciliation through the fight for the acknowledgment of indigenous judicial traditions. Through research conducted by authors engaged directly with indigenous collaborators and partners, this book will allow readers to discover how the indigenous peoples address family law, conflict resolution and relations to territory.

Please order from this link if you are buying from Canada.  

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