Upcoming Events

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

10

September 2018
7:00 PM

Event

Lobby Gallery Exhibition Closing: On History, Memory, and Justice

Join artist Iman Baobeid at the closing of her Lobby Gallery exhibition where a long table discussion will take place.

21

June 2018
8:30 AM

Event

Resources for Future Generations: Premiere Conference on Energy, Minerals, Water, the Earth

The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs’ own Nadja Kunz will be co-chairing the conference with Dr. Jenny Broadhurst (University of Cape Town).

20

June 2018
9:30 AM

Event

Plenary 1: Tech & Peace: Canada’s Knowledge to Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Canada is growing its water cleantech presence globally, but how can we leverage this to help achieve the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals?

29

May 2018
2:00 PM

Event

Why the Paris Agreement Negotiations Succeeded while Those in Copenhagen (2009) Failed, with Richard Kinley

Please join us for this engaging discussion with Richard Kinley, former Deputy Executive Secretary (Assistant Secretary General) of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat.

Pakistan nuclear

25

May 2018
4:00 PM

Event

Twenty Years of the South Asia Nuclear Doomsday Machine

The panel will discuss the various dimensions of the risks and dangers associated with nuclear weapons in India and Pakistan, and the impact of the…

11

May 2018
12:00 PM

Event

The 2018 BC Science & Policy Conference

Join us at the 2018 BC Science & Policy Conference on May 11 at the UBC Life Sciences Institute.

09

May 2018
12:30 PM

Event

OECD Nuclear Power: The Vanishing Low-carbon Wedge with Ahmed Abdulla

Please join us for this engaging discussion with Dr. Ahmed Abdulla on OECD nuclear power.

18

April 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review

Join us at a free screening of Unsettling Environmental Review as a part of the UBC Future of Food Global Dialogue Series, with special remarks…

British Columbia Parliament Buildings, Victoria, Canada

05

April 2018
5:00 PM

Event

A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC

Authors Richard Zussman and Robert Shaw join us to discuss their new book, A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for…

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

03

April 2018
5:00 PM

Event

Book Launch
 for I Am Evelyn Amony – Reclaiming my Life from the Lord’s Resistance Army

Join author Evelyn Amony and special guests from Uganda as they reflect on the power of testimony & storytelling in the aftermaths of war.