Upcoming Events

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

06

June 2016
9:00 AM

Event

Against Disappearance: A Photographic Search for Memory, Lobby Gallery Exhibition

Drop by this summer to view our new Lobby Gallery art exhibition, Against Disappearance: A Photographic Search for Memory.

Nagasaki_Cranes - Chan

04

May 2016
7:30 PM

Event

Nagasaki: Memories of My Son

Join us for a free screening of a film starring Sayuri Yoshinaga and Kazunari Ninomiya as mother and son in postwar Nagasaki.

Nagasaki_Cranes - Chan

03

May 2016
12:00 PM

Event

From Hiroshima to Fukushima: Poetry of Nuclear Survival

Join us for a series of student-oriented events that reflect upon nuclear dangers from Hiroshima to Fukushima, Japan.

West Coast

27

April 2016
1:00 PM

Event

An Ocean of Diplomacy – Negotiating for the Health of our Common Ocean at the UN

This talk by Liu Visiting Fellow Marjo Vierros will examine how questions about the use and protection of ocean space and resources feature into UN…

cropland

26

April 2016
7:30 PM

Event

A Framework for Understanding Why Food Security Discussions are Contentious

In this Café Scientifique talk, Dr. Ramankutty will use an assessment framework to explore the available evidence supporting or opposing the various claims about the…

Liu West Mall

08

April 2016
12:00 PM

Event

Public Talk and Workshop with Dr. Ericka Beckman

The Latin America and the Global research group invites those concerned with the culture and economy of development in the Global South to join a…

Boy in Russia

08

April 2016
12:00 PM

Event

Functions of NGOs in Contemporary Russia: The Case of the Civic Assistance Committee

Join us for this engaging talk with Dr. Olga Rosenblum, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, on functions of NGOs in contemporary Russia.

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07

April 2016
4:30 PM

Event

Nowhere People Project ft. Greg Constantine, Allard Prize Photography Competition Winner

Greg Constantine is an award-winning documentary photojournalist and is one of the winners of the semi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition.

Liu Case Room

01

April 2016
9:30 AM

Event

Research for International Development and Democracy

UBC and the International Development Research Centre invite you to a day of programming about democratic transition and international development priorities.

climate change

21

March 2016
4:00 PM

Event

Growing Human Cities through Urban Agriculture

Join us for a stimulating talk by Maria Alejandra Pineda-Escobar, Liu Institute Visiting Fellow in Residence at Green College