Upcoming Events

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

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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

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

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 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.

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23

November 2016
1:00 PM

Event

Expedition: The Symposium and Apparition

These consist of immersive pieces of speculative fiction set in 2167 that explore ideas around climate change.

Saving by Savoring

10

November 2016
12:00 PM

Event

Simran Sethi presents Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love

Join Simran Sethi to explore the loss of agricultural biodiversity, efforts to conserve endangered foods & ways we can help save the foods we love.

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05

November 2016
5:00 PM

Event

Panel Discussion: Public Opinion on Migration

Join this panel discussion: Public Opinion on Migration, as part of UBC's Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage multi-day symposium.

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04

November 2016
5:00 PM

Event

Panel Discussion: The Fate of Women, Marginalized Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Join this panel discussion: The Fate of Women, Marginalized Refugees & Asylum Seekers, as part of UBC's Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the…

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03

November 2016
5:00 PM

Event

Panel Discussion: Finding Refuge: Refugee Resettlement, UBC Student Engagement and the Benefits of Generosity

Join this panel discussion: Finding Refuge, as part of UBC's Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage multi-day symposium.

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02

November 2016
6:30 PM

Event

Symposium Opening Event: Refugee Journeys

This event officially launches the multi-day symposium, Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage.