Upcoming Events

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

22

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. 

19

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

08

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.

07

March 2018
12:30 PM

Event

Postponed: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Join us at our next Future of Food global dialogue series talk.

06

March 2018
12:00 PM

Event

Modern Slavery 101: What It Is, Where It Is, and How to End It with Dr. Karen Snyder

This presentation will describe the scope of the problem around the world and here in Canada.

02

March 2018
10:00 AM

Event

“Grazed and Confused”: Panel on meat production, climate change, and sustainability

Grazing animals have a significant influence on anthropogenic greenhouse emissions from agriculture. This seminar will invite dialogue on topics related to meat production, grazing, environment…

01

March 2018
12:30 PM

Event

The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism in the East African Community with Dr. Yolande Bouka

Join us at Dr. Yolande Bouka's talk about electoral authoritarianism in East Africa. Dr. Bouka explores the rise and contagion of electoral authoritarianism in the…