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Erin Baines

Professor Baines has focused her research on transitional justice; the politics of humanitarianism and forced displacement; and, the study of…

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Why do some communities resist mining projects…

Marta Conde and Philippe Le Billon identify and discuss the factors affecting the likelihood of resistance to mining projects by…

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Liu Case Room

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October 2017
12:30 PM

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Policy@UBC Series

The speaker series is hosted by the UBC School of Public Policy & Global Affairs to engage the UBC community and public around pressing policy issues.

26

February 2018
6:00 PM

Event

The Phil Lind Initiative: Anne-Marie Slaughter on The Unravelling of…

The theme of the The Phil Lind Initiative January-March 2018 speaker series is The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. Join us for a talk by Anne-Marie Slaughter.

Lind Audience Alumni Centre

26

February 2018
6:00 PM

Event

The Phil Lind Initiative: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order

The theme of the The Phil Lind Initiative January-March 2018 speaker series is The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. 

01

March 2018
12:30 PM

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The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism in the East African Community…

Join us at Dr. Yolande Bouka's talk about electoral authoritarianism in East Africa. Dr. Bouka explores the rise and contagion of electoral authoritarianism in the East African Community.

02

March 2018
10:00 AM

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“Grazed and Confused”: Panel on meat production, climate change, and…

Grazing animals have a significant influence on anthropogenic greenhouse emissions from agriculture. This seminar will invite dialogue on topics related to meat production, grazing, environment and climate change.

06

March 2018
12:00 PM

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Modern Slavery 101: What It Is, Where It Is, and…

This presentation will describe the scope of the problem around the world and here in Canada.

07

March 2018
12:30 PM

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The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Join us at our next Future of Food global dialogue series talk.

John Liu

14

March 2018
12:00 PM

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A Sociological Perspective on the Carbon Market: the Carbons, the…

In this talk, Dr. Liu will draw from his research projects to demonstrate how sociology can enhance our understanding of the carbon market, the most prominent policy tool to address…

15

March 2018
12:30 PM

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Exiled To Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya with Greg Constantine

Join us on March 15 at documentary photographer Greg Constantine's talk about the ethnic cleansing and the migration of the Rohingya.

15

March 2018
5:30 PM

Event

Splane Lecture in Social Policy: Poverty, Basic Income and Social…

Join us at Dr. David Piachaud's talk on Poverty, Basic Income, and Social Policy, as part of the annual Splane Lecture in Social Policy.

22

March 2018
5:30 PM

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Book Launch of Resilience and Contagion: Invoking Human Rights in African…

Join us for this book launch with UBC alumna, Kristi Heather Kenyon. 

Book Launch - I Am Evelyn Amony: Reclaiming my Life from the Lord's Resistance Army

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March 2018
5:30 PM

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Book Launch
 for I Am Evelyn Amony: Reclaiming my Life…

Author Evelyn Amony and Special Guests reflect on the power of testimony and storytelling in the aftermaths of war, and the possibilities they hold.


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Digital Threats to Democratic Elections

The risks that foreign digital interference pose to democracy are analyzed in a new report from the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

The risks that foreign digital interference pose to democracy are analyzed in a new report from the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions.