Upcoming Events

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

Future of Food Series

31

January 2017
12:00 PM

Event

UBC Future of Food Global Dialogue Series

This series brings together food security and sustainability experts from across the university and North America to engage the UBC community and the public around…

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27

January 2017
8:00 AM

Event

The Suitcase: Intergenerational Healing through Traces of the Past

Drop by the Lobby Gallery to immerse yourself in our exhibit until February 28, 2017.

26

January 2017
9:00 AM

Event

Food, the Future, and You Symposium

Join us to celebrate the involvement of UBC students with food sustainability research, education, and community engagement!

global supply chain

20

January 2017
4:00 PM

Event

Examining Global Supply Chains, with Professor Pietra Rivoli

Please note the change in time & venue for this talk with Professor Pietra Rivoli, author of "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global…

Liu West Mall

19

January 2017
12:00 PM

Event

Ashli Akins: The Chaos Point of Quechua Textiles

The Latin America and the Global research group presents an opportunity to learn about Ashli’s Akins’s research in the highlands of Peru.

Lobby Gallery opening

13

January 2017
6:30 PM

Event

Lobby Gallery Exhibition Opening of The Suitcase: Intergenerational Healing through Traces of the Past

Join our opening of the next Lobby Gallery exhibition featuring works by Liu Scholars Lyana Patrick & Ashli Akins

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11

January 2017
4:30 PM

Event

Research Mobilizing Impact, with Dr. David Phipps

Join us for a free seminar with Dr. David Phipps, an internationally recognized expert in Knowledge Mobilization.

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06

January 2017
12:00 PM

Event

Pipelines and Climate Policy – Where are We Now?

Join a panel of UBC experts & community representatives to discuss recent decisions made by the Canadian government about energy and environmental policy.

Liu West Mall

28

November 2016
5:30 PM

Event

Splane 
Lecture 
in 
Social 
Policy – Sense and Debility: How disability figures in progressive social policy with Dr. Catherine Frazee

The 
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Social
 Policy presents Sense and Debility: How disability figures in progressive social policy with Dr. Catherine Frazee.

25

November 2016
3:00 PM

Event

Confronting a Trump Presidency

Join this forum with some of UBC's leading experts from political science and business.