Upcoming Events

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

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

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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.

03

April 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Book Launch with Mohamed Zayani – Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Join us at the launch for Visiting Fellow Mohamed Zayani's new book titled, Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age (Oxford UP).

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March 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Sustainable Intensification in Policy and Practice: The UK Story with Michael Winter

Join us at Dr. Michael Winter's talk about sustainable intensification in the UK on Wednesday, March 28th in the Liu Multipurpose Room.

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March 2018
7:00 PM

Event

Art + Memory + Justice Symposium 

The Art + Memory + Justice Symposium will showcase the creative work done by UBC students engaged in the field of transformative memory and justice.

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March 2018
5:30 PM

Event

Book Launch of Resilience and Contagion: Invoking Human Rights in African HIV Advocacy by Kristi Heather Kenyon

Join us for this book launch with UBC alumna, Kristi Heather Kenyon. 

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March 2018
6:00 PM

Event

The Colours of Food Security – Public Reception with Dr. Jonathan Foley, ED of the California Academy of Sciences

Join us for the latest Lobby Gallery exhibit opening! The Colours of Food Security is a series of bold and striking maps that paint a picture…

Liu Case Room

15

March 2018
5:30 PM

Event

Splane Lecture in Social Policy: Poverty, Basic Income and Social Policy with Dr. David Piachaud

Join us at Dr. David Piachaud's talk on Poverty, Basic Income, and Social Policy, as part of the annual Splane Lecture in Social Policy.

15

March 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Exiled To Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya with Greg Constantine

Join us on March 15 at documentary photographer Greg Constantine's talk about the ethnic cleansing and the migration of the Rohingya.

14

March 2018
12:00 PM

Event

A Sociological Perspective on the Carbon Market: the Carbons, the Meanings, and the Policy Network with John Chung-En Liu

In this talk, Dr. Liu will draw from his research projects to demonstrate how sociology can enhance our understanding of the carbon market, the most…

Sunflowers

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March 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Rebuilding Canadian Environmental Law and Policy with MP Jonathan Wilkinson

MP Wilkinson will lead a discussion about the progress being made on Canada's environmental laws and policies.