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Euromaidan virtual reality experience

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cost: Free

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Two people laying red flowers at a memorial. In the background a dozen other people are standing in front of debris, such as rocks, metal sheeting and cement barriers painted with blue and yellow Ukrainian flags and lettering.

Events

Euromaidan virtual reality experience

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Two people laying red flowers at a memorial. In the background a dozen other people are standing in front of debris, such as rocks, metal sheeting and cement barriers painted with blue and yellow Ukrainian flags and lettering.

Stories

The chaotic story of the right to vote in Canada

By Matthew McRae

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An illustration of people in line waiting to vote. The man in front places his ballot in the box on the table.

Face the music: Canadian musicians and human rights

By Julia Peristerakis

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Two women and a man stand on a stage while a group of people in white shirts stand on risers behind them. The woman in the centre is waving to someone off-camera, and the man on the right is holding a microphone.

The Sharpeville Massacre

By Matthew McRae

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People stand in front of a row of coffins.

Fighting for a vision of a free and democratic Russia

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Des roses rouges et blanches fanées dans un vase. En arrière-plan, on voit la cathédrale Saint-Basile sur la place Rouge, à Moscou, avec ses multiples coupoles et dômes, qui rappellent un feu de camp montant vers le ciel.

A will that could not be contained

By Matthew McRae

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Nelson Mandela, an older black man with graying hair, forms a raised fist with his right hand and holds it above his head. With his left, he is holding hands with Winnie Mandela, a black woman with dark hair. She is smiling and has formed a raised fist with her left hand, mirroring Nelson Mandela’s raised fist. A large crowd is gathered behind them.

Making Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

By Matthew McRae

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A man and a woman sit in chairs facing each other. There is a microphone on a stand positioned between them. There are also large lights on both sides of the woman’s chair, which are pointed towards the man.

Four freedoms: The power of objects

By Jeremy Maron, Researcher-Curator

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A book on display. The cover reads: The Pocket Poets Series. Howl and Other Poems. Allen Ginsberg. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Number Four.

Stories

The chaotic story of the right to vote in Canada

By Matthew McRae

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An illustration of people in line waiting to vote. The man in front places his ballot in the box on the table.

Face the music: Canadian musicians and human rights

By Julia Peristerakis

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Two women and a man stand on a stage while a group of people in white shirts stand on risers behind them. The woman in the centre is waving to someone off-camera, and the man on the right is holding a microphone.

The Sharpeville Massacre

By Matthew McRae

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People stand in front of a row of coffins.

Fighting for a vision of a free and democratic Russia

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Des roses rouges et blanches fanées dans un vase. En arrière-plan, on voit la cathédrale Saint-Basile sur la place Rouge, à Moscou, avec ses multiples coupoles et dômes, qui rappellent un feu de camp montant vers le ciel.

A will that could not be contained

By Matthew McRae

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Nelson Mandela, an older black man with graying hair, forms a raised fist with his right hand and holds it above his head. With his left, he is holding hands with Winnie Mandela, a black woman with dark hair. She is smiling and has formed a raised fist with her left hand, mirroring Nelson Mandela’s raised fist. A large crowd is gathered behind them.

Making Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

By Matthew McRae

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A man and a woman sit in chairs facing each other. There is a microphone on a stand positioned between them. There are also large lights on both sides of the woman’s chair, which are pointed towards the man.

Four freedoms: The power of objects

By Jeremy Maron, Researcher-Curator

In his January 1941 State of the Union address, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt articulated four fundamental freedoms that everyone in the world ought to be able to enjoy – freedom of speech, freedom of belief, freedom from fear and freedom from want.

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A book on display. The cover reads: The Pocket Poets Series. Howl and Other Poems. Allen Ginsberg. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Number Four.

Resource guides

Technology and surveillance

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Three surveillance cameras on the corner of a building

Resource guides

Technology and surveillance

In this guide, you will find links to a selection of resources on the topic of surveillance and technology, with a focus on the journalist Megha Rajagopalan’s writings.

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Three surveillance cameras on the corner of a building