Upcoming Events

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

Water Stewardship in Mining

26

April 2017
12:00 PM

Event

Exploring Water Stewardship, Risk & Opportunity in the Mining Sector: from theory to application

Join us for this Policy@UBC talk by WWF's Alexis Morgan.

Liu Case Room

25

April 2017
9:00 AM

Event

Designing Knowledge Mobilization & Exploring Policy

This hands-on workshop offers UBC doctoral students an introduction to the tools for mobilizing their work with a view to plan and assess impact.

Bolormaa - Mongolia

13

April 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Mining development and environmental rehabilitation challenges, Mongolia’s case

A Policy@UBC and CIRDI seminar series talk with Bolormaa Purevjav, a Chair at the Centre for Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainable Development, Mongolia

07

April 2017
3:00 PM

Event

Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry – Optimizing the use of organic amendments and cover crops to maximize agronomic and environmental benefits

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on optimizing the use of organic amendments and cover crops.

Vegetables

05

April 2017
1:30 PM

Event

Dr. Barbara Seed – What is a healthy and sustainable diet?

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on what is a healthy and sustainable diet.

Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women

04

April 2017
7:00 PM

Event

Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women

Join the book launch for Liu Scholar Miriam Matejova’s anthology by and about Canadian immigrant women, Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women.

Indian oceanside

04

April 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Private Sector Development in Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Eric Werker will provides an overview of his framework to understand the political economy of economic growth, which has been presented to foreign aid agencies…

Sunflowers

30

March 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Dr. Claire Kremen, Berkeley Food Institute, University of California Berkeley

Join our next UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk with Professor Claire Kremen on "Through the bees’ eyes: seeking food system sustainability."

Organic Food

29

March 2017
1:00 PM

Event

Dr. Verena Seufert – What is this thing called organic? How organic farming is codified in regulations

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on how organic farming is codified in regulations.

Wastewater Reuse

23

March 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Dr. Bejoy K Thomas – Whose water? Challenges and complexities in wastewater reuse in peri-urban Bangalore, India

Join a UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on the challenges & complexities in wastewater reuse.