John P. Bell Global Indigenous Rights Lecture 2024 – Dr. Kyle Whyte: Indigenous Climate Action at the Speed of Consent

First Nations Longhouse 1985 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hosted by the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies at the First Nations Longhouse on UBC Campus, the 5th John P. Bell Global Indigenous Rights Lecture will feature speaker Dr. Kyle Whyte sharing on "Indigenous Climate Action at the Speed of Consent." Doors open at 5:30PM with Dr. Whyte speaking from 6PM - 7PM with a […]

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Knowledge Circles 知識界 in Colonial Hong Kong 1945-1997: From Offshore Publics to Civic Communities

C. K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker: Prof. Sebastian Veg, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris Monday, 11 March 2024, 17:30-19:00 PDT Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, UBC 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada Map | Parking Join us for this in-person talk by Prof. Sebastian Veg, Professor of Intellectual History of 20th Century China at […]

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Placebo and the ethics of deception in brain research and clinical care

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The placebo effect is powerful in many neurological and psychiatric disorders and clinical trials often use placebos when developing and testing new treatments. Some people question the ethics of including a placebo group in research, while others would argue that to not do so is ethically fraught. In some cases, estimating the placebo effect and […]

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Screening of LEAVING IN SORROW and Conversation with Director VINCENT CHUI

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

Friday, 12 April 2024 18:00-20:15 PDT AERL 120, Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory, UBC Direction: 2202 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver | Map Parking: UBC Health Sciences Parkade, 2250 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver | Map Vincent Chui’s “Leaving in Sorrow” (2001) is the first Hong Kong production filmed in the “Dogme 95” style and will be featured […]

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