Rally in Solidarity with Ukraine

UBC Bookstore 6200 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

On February 24, Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world commemorate the beginning of a nightmare, one year since the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine. At this rally, we would like to pay tribute to Ukrainian students and their bravery in going through the war at home. Some of them might be fighting on the frontlines […]


Solving the Sustainability Challenges at the Food-Climate-Biodiversity Nexus: A Panel Discussion

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Tuesday, February 27, 2023 5:00-6:00 PM, Reception with lights refreshments to follow Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) Theatre, 2202 Main Mall RSVP: https://forms.gle/WoR2o1X6wTsXWRap9 The ocean’s capacity to sustain life and support human wellbeing is increasingly threatened by intensifying climate change that exacerbates other non-climatic human stressors such as overfishing, pollution, and invasive species. The world […]


Funding your research in Germany: Information session & networking

Old Administration Building 6328 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This "Funding Your Research in Germany" information session gives an overview of the German research landscape, opportunities and funding programs in support of research collaboration with Germany. This session will be led by representatives from the DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service, DFG-German Research Foundation and the European Delegation to Canada. The presentation from the European Delegation […]


Global Health Lunch and Learn: The Neglected Tropical Diseases

School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

About the presentation: The presentation will discuss the conception and evolution of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) ecosystem now leading to the mass treatment of more than one billion people annually with low cost or donated essential medicines. The concept of “blue marble health” the hidden burden of neglected diseases or poverty in wealthy nations […]

Abolish Border Imperialism: Climate Migration, Racial Capitalism, and Empire

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We are pleased to welcome writer and organizer Harsha Walia on April 6th for a talk on climate migration, racial capitalism, and border imperialism. Harsha Walia has been involved in community-based grassroots migrant justice, feminist, anti-racist, abolitionist, anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements for over two decades, including No One Is Illegal, Defenders of the Land, and the DTES Women’s Memorial March Committee. She […]

[Screening+Conversation] To Be Continued 尚未完場: A Documentary about the State Theatre in Hong Kong

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Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 PDT Venue: Labatt Hall, Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre (555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, V6B 4N6) The documentary unfolds the story of the iconic State Theatre 皇都戲院 in Hong Kong and its legendary founder Harry Odell, a Cairo-born, Shanghai-bred Russian Jew who stamped his mark on the cultural […]