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Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities.
Dialogues on Memory: Strategies for reconstructing memories in conflict and post-conflict zones
Pilar Riaño-Alcalá
This project is supported by grants from the Swiss Government and UBC Faculty of Arts and is a collaboration between the Historical Memory Commission of Colombia and the Transitional Justice Network of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia.
Human Security and Cities
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From a 2008 partnership between the Liu Institute and DFAIT, this set of articles examine the nature and scale of organized urban violence, and suggest approaches to mitigate its consequences.
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Publications
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
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May 20, 2015
Forced marriage as a political project: Sexual rules and relations in the Lord's Resistance Army
Erin Baines
A journal article written by Erin Baines exploring contraditions that exist in sexual violence and forced marriage in the Ugandan originated rebel group, Lord's Resistance Army.
March 20, 2014
Review Conference of the International Criminal Court: A Brief Report on Outcomes
Adam Bower
As part of his doctoral dissertation research, Adam Bower recently attended (as an accredited observer), the first Review Conference of the International Criminal Court, held in Kampala, Uganda, between May 31 and June 11, 2010. Bower’s research trip was funded, in part, through a small grant from UBC’s SDF Program. What follows is a brief review of the outcomes of the Conference. Of particular interest to those in Canada’s security and defence communities is the incorporation of a definition of aggression into the Rome Statute.
July 14, 2010
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TSAS Summer Academy 2015
July 20, 2015 starting at 4:00 PM until July 25, 2015 12:00 AM
The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society is holding a Summer Academy from July-20-24 at the Liu Institute for Global Issues. The Summer Academy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of radicalization, terrorism, security and situates them in the context of a rapidly changing Canadian society. Registration Deadline is June 15.
Jun
22
2015
After Ebola - What have we learned?
June 22, 2015 starting at 10:00 PM until June 23, 2015 12:00 AM
A dialogue with Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Liberia.
Apr
2
2015
Patrick Ochieng: A Journey in Extractives Activism in Kenya and Beyond
April 02, 2015
Join us for a talk by special international guest Patrick Ochieng, Founding Director of Ujamaa Center, a social justice non-governmental organization in Kenya.
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