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Reflections on Breaking the Cycle Symposium and…

Looking back on Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage and The Consul opera and art exhibit held at UBC

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Moura Quayle

Liu Director and Director of UBC’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program.

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Research

Quantum Leap: China’s Satellite and the New Arms Race

Liu Assistant Professor Taylor Owen and co-author Robert Gorwa explore the implications of the new generation of quantum science.

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Research

The Harper Factor: Assessing a Prime Minister’s…

This new book, with a chapter by Professor George Hoberg, evaluates Harper's long-term impact on Canadian public policy and institutions.

Events

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June 2016
9:00 AM

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Against Disappearance: A Photographic Search for Memory, Lobby Gallery Exhibition

Drop by this summer to view our new Lobby Gallery art exhibition, Against Disappearance: A Photographic Search for Memory.

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June 2016
7:30 PM

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100 Days Book Launch

Join the launch event of 100 Days by Juliane Okot Bitek featuring readings by Jordan Scott and Cecily Nicholson.

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June 2016
5:45 PM

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I Am Evelyn Amony: Reclaiming My Life from the Lord’s…

Please join author Evelyn Amony for the launch of her memoir that provides a rare glimpse of her life as the forced wife to Joseph Kony.

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June 2016
9:30 AM

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Learning from Lived Experience

A workshop that will use the memoir 'I am Evelyn Amony' as a starting point for a discussion on learning from lived experiences, examining key themes reflected in the book…

Lind Audience Alumni Centre

26

October 2016
6:30 PM

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Examining the Nomination Process: How did we get here? Where…

Join Lind Initiative speakers Hans Noel and Byron Shafer, with moderator and UBC Professor Richard Johnston, to explore how the Republican nomination battle defied prediction.

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November 2016
5:30 PM

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The 
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The Suitcase Lobby Gallery

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January 2017
6:30 PM

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Lobby Gallery Exhibition Opening of The Suitcase: Intergenerational Healing through…

Join our opening of the next Lobby Gallery exhibition featuring works by Liu Scholars Lyana Patrick, PhD candidate in UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning, and Ashli Akins, PhD…

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January 2017
9:00 AM

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Food, the Future, and You Symposium

Join us to celebrate the involvement of UBC students with food sustainability research, education, and community engagement!


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Featured Research

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Pipelines and the Politics of Structure: A Case Study of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Liu Professor George Hoberg uses the case of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal to illuminate the political dynamics of energy in Canada in the 2010s.

Liu Professor George Hoberg uses the case of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal to illuminate the political dynamics of energy in Canada in the 2010s.