Upcoming Events

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

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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.

02

November 2016
5:00 PM

Event

Refugee Symposium & Opera – Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage

Operatic performances are taking place on campus and at community venues – adjoined by conversation featuring prominent academics, community leaders, people who came to Canada…

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01

November 2016
5:00 PM

Event

Discussion: The Refugee Crisis in Global Perspective

Join us at Green College for UBC Opera music and a discussion with Professor Asha Kaushal and Liu Scholar Kirby Huminuik as part of UBC's…

Lind Audience Alumni Centre

26

October 2016
6:30 PM

Event

Examining the Nomination Process: How did we get here? Where are we going?

Join Lind Initiative speakers Hans Noel and Byron Shafer, with moderator and UBC Professor Richard Johnston, to explore how the Republican nomination battle defied prediction.

EJ Dionne

14

October 2016
6:30 PM

Event

Why the Right Went Wrong: The State of U.S. Conservatism in the Year of Trump

Join Lind Initiative speaker E. J. Dionne Jr. to explore Why the Right Went Wrong: The State of U.S. Conservatism in the Year of Trump.

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13

October 2016
5:30 PM

Event

100 Days Book Launch

Join us for the UBC launch of 100 Days by PhD Candidate and Liu Scholar Juliane Okot Bitek.

Liu Institute West Mall

13

October 2016
3:00 PM

Event

Angélica Choc is not alone: A conversation on Canadian corporate violence in Guatemala

Join us in a roundtable discussion in solidarity with Angélica Choc, Indigenous Q’eqchi’ Maya activist.

Roland Paris COP21

03

October 2016
12:30 PM

Event

“Canada’s Back – Now What? International Policy for the Long Haul” Reflections from Roland Paris

UBC students, join us for a discussion on international policy with Roland Paris, the Prime Minister's former advisor on global affairs and defence.

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23

September 2016
6:30 PM

Event

Dark Money: How Money is Shaping the U.S. Election

Join Lind Initiative speaker Jane Mayer to explore Dark Money: How Money is Shaping the U.S. Election.

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22

September 2016
3:30 PM

Event

African Studies Colloquium Presents: Repatriation as Predation – The Category of Classical African Art in Angola, 2015-2016

Curated by Nuno Porto, the first installment in the African Studies Colloquium Series explores the ongoing effort to locate Angola looted African art pieces.