Upcoming Events

Explore our upcoming events, activities and learning opportunities hosted by the Liu Institute for Global Issues.

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November 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Global Oceans and International Diplomacy: What is Changing

Don’t miss this seminar with Mr. Serge Segura, Ambassador of France for the Oceans.

Refugees in dialogue

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October 2018
10:00 AM

Event

The Unique Lived Experiences of Refugees in Metro Vancouver, a Public Forum

Join us for a public forum that will highlight the contributions and unique lived experiences of people who came to Metro Vancouver as refugees.

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October 2018
6:00 PM

Event

Turning Point? American Views on the Midterm Elections

Experts in U.S political affairs, Marc Hetherington and Nicolee Ambrose, will travel to Canada to discuss American viewpoints of socio-economic issues and their impact on…

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October 2018
12:30 PM

Event

A National Plastics Pollution Strategy for Canada

Recent polls indicate that plastic pollution is now the #1 environmental concern among Canadians. How big is the problem? What is being done today--at UBC,…

11

October 2018
12:00 PM

Event

‘Writing Dissent’ without Writing People Off Featuring Robert Jensen

Join us as Robert Jensen speaks on the themes in his book, Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream.

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October 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Reflections from Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver

Join us for an informal conversation reflecting on Gregor Robertson’s decade as Mayor of Vancouver with a Q&A session.

02

October 2018
2:00 PM

Event

Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights

Join us at this triple book launch to explore civil society, the right to food and public policy with Annette Desmarais (Public Policies for Food…

28

September 2018
3:30 PM

Event

The More Who Die, the Less We Care, with Paul Slovic

Join us for this talk and Q&A with special guest, Paul Slovic, on how publics respond or not to humanitarian crises.

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September 2018
12:15 PM

Event

A Conversation on Electoral Reform

Join us for a substantive, constructive, and informative discussion on electoral reform for anyone looking to learn more about it.