Week of Events
Black Canadian history and Applied Science: Understanding and reconciling the history of our professions
Date: February 1, 2023 Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM PST Location: Presentation will take place in Fred Kaiser 2020 and 2030 and via Zoom The Faculty of Applied Science welcomes all UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni to join us in celebration as we kick off Black History Month. Bashir Mohamed, our very own EDI.I Coordinator in the […]
In the series China Power Maria Repnikova, Global Communication, Georgia State University Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Wednesday, February 1, 5-6:30 pm, followed by a reception Co-hosted by the Centre for Chinese Research This talk will explore the workings of Chinese soft power initiatives in Africa through the empirical lens of China-Ethiopia encounters. […]
Chronic Disease Webinar: What You Need to Know about Health Screening Free Webinar, Delivered in Panjabi Presented by: Dr. Madhu Jawanda, Family Physician In this session participants will learn about: The importance of routine health screenings for chronic disease management and prevention (e.g., blood pressure, cholesterol/lipid, blood sugar, kidney/liver function) How to monitor key vital […]
in the series Animating Archives: Memory, Community, Creation Olivia Michiko Gagnon, Theatre and Film; Leora Morris, Theatre and Film; and Ori Tenenboim, Journalism, Writing and Media Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Thursday, February 2, 5-6:30 pm This roundtable approaches the question and the problem of "the archive" from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including theatre, […]
Reception to follow xʷθəθiqətəm or The Place of Many Trees Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 The future of the ocean is essential to the planet’s future and human life. Climate change intersects profoundly with biodiversity, food security for billions of humans, culture, and economy and peace. […]
Michael Byers (UBC Political Science) and Aaron Boley (UBC Physics and Astronomy) will be speaking about their upcoming book (April 2023) "Who Owns Outer Space? International Law, Astrophysics, and the Sustainable Development of Space" at the Vancouver Institute at UBC.