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Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg

Director's Tour

By (author) John Young


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  • Latest volume (first in Canada) of Scala's successful series of walking guides
  • Invaluable companion to a museum whose focus is on an interactive experience
  • Guide to the world's first museum to be dedicated solely to human rights
  • Human rights is an especially pertinent subject in today's uncertain world
Full Description

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the world’s first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. It is Canada’s first national museum to be built in nearly half a century, and the first outside the National Capital Region. This Director’s Tour is the perfect companion to the immersive, interactive experience the Museum offers its visitors – Director John Young provides an engaging, personal guide to the structure, themes and philosophy of this unique institution.

About the Author

Dr John Young has served as President and CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg since August 2015. Since opening in 2014, the CMHR has built an international reputation for accessibility and human rights discourse, and is recognised as a global leader in human rights education. Before accepting his post at the CMHR, Dr Young was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), where he also served as Dean of the College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences, Interim Provost and Vice President Academic. He has been a visiting professor in the United States and Japan and has lived and worked in Germany and Russia. He has also worked with the Canadian Parliamentary Centre and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
1st Aug 2019
Paperback / softback
197 mm x 110 mm
96 Pages
100 color
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