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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
Modern Warfare: Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law
Benjamin Perrin
A timely examination of how modern armed conflicts have outpaced the laws designed to govern them.
July 11, 2012
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TSAS Summer Academy 2015
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
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.
Apr
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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.
Mar
21
2014
ICCLR International Lecture Series: Eric MacDonald
March 21, 2014
This series the guest lecturer will be Eric MacDonald, Senior Trial Lawyer, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court The Hague.
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