Upcoming Events

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

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November 2017
12:30 PM

Event

The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations: What Lies Beneath?

This CIRDI seminar will present some of the key findings of a two-year study focusing on community-level mining conflicts.

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14

November 2017
5:30 PM

Event

Info Session: UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs Program

Join us at UBC Robson Square to learn more about the UBC MPPGA program from our Graduate Program Director, alumni, and program staff.

09

November 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Policy@UBC with Professor Maria Holuszko: Urban Mining Engineering to Facilitate a Zero Waste Scenario

Learn more about urban mining and e-waste management and recycling.

MPPGA Darren Touch

08

November 2017
11:00 AM

Event

Facebook Live Info Session: UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs Program

Prospective students, please join us LIVE on Facebook on November 8th to learn more about the UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA)…

Policy School launch event

06

November 2017
9:00 AM

Event

Symposium: Impact of Research on International Development

Join this upcoming symposium organized by Canadian International Resources & Development Institute in partnership with the Master Program in Public Policy and Global Affairs program.

Liu Case Room

03

November 2017
6:30 PM

Event

Africa’s Endangered Languages roundtable discussion and celebration of book launch

Join us for a roundtable discussion on Africa's Endangered Languages and a book launch celebration!

03

November 2017
12:00 PM

Event

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Democracy and Politics in the Andes after the Commodities Bonanza

This panel will analyse the difficult choices facing Andean leaders with the end of the commodities bonanza and looming economic austerity, and consider their implications.

Liu Case Room

26

October 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Miners, Minerals and Minamata: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on ASGM and Sustainable Development

Join us for a Policy@UBC and CIRDI seminar series event titled Miners, Minerals and Minamata: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on ASGM and Sustainable Development with Kirsten Dales,…

Liu Case Room

26

October 2017
12:30 PM

Event

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…

After the Flight

19

October 2017
5:30 PM

Event

Refugee&Migration Symposium- Panel: Economic Contributions of Refugees, Immigrants, and Newcomers

Join us for a series of panel presentations that will illustrate the various important contributions government-assisted refugees, refugee claimants, immigrants and other newcomers make to…