Book Discussion – Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha with Dr. Robert Jacobs

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

Cold War nuclear testing, production, and disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima have exposed millions to dangerous radioactive particles; these millions are the global hibakusha. This talk will discuss the plight of communities that were exposed to this fallout, while also examining the colonialism(s) with which nuclear weapon states “select the irradiated,” the political use of […]

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Book Discussion – High-Risk Feminism in Colombia by Dr. Julia Zulver

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

The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and the Latin American Studies program at UBC are co- hosting the presentation of Dr. Julia Zulver´s new book: High-Risk Feminism in Colombia: Women’s Mobilization in Violent Contexts, on Monday, September 26th, 2022, at C. K. Choi room 120, from 1:00-2:00 PM (PST). Venue (Hybrid Event): […]

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LINA’s Re-Imagining Sustainable Development Conference

Online/Virtual Event

Co-hosted by the Liu Institute Network for Africa (LINA), Liu Institute for Global Issues, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, and Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, with the support of the “Re-imagining Agenda 2063” International Research Collaborative of the Law and Society Association (LSA), United States. Date […]

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Book Discussion – Canada and China: A Fifty-Year Journey

Online/Virtual Event

Join a virtual book launch and discussion on Canada and China: A Fifty-Year Journey, written by B. Michael Frolic. This event features a panel discussion and a moderated Q&A session.

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Book Launch – The Rise of the Infrastructure State

Online/Virtual Event

Join us to discuss a new book co-edited by Dr. Jessica DiCarlo, Chevalier Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Transportation and Development in China at the Institute for Asian Research at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

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Transparency Traps: Global Development and the Politics of Aid Data

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us for a research talk by Dr. Catherine Weaver, Visiting Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Associate Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Virtual Information Session – Master of Public Policy & Global Affairs

Online/Virtual Event

The MPPGA Information Session is for those interested in exploring or further equipping themselves in the world of public policy. Get to know how you can develop key skills in policy research, data analysis, policy writing, and communication through our program. Join our team for a brief presentation of the MPPGA Program, walk-through of our […]

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Information Session @ UBC Robson Square – Master of Public Policy & Global Affairs DATE

Online/Virtual Event

The MPPGA Information Session is for those interested in exploring or further equipping themselves in the world of public policy. Get to know how you can develop key skills in policy research, data analysis, policy writing, and communication through our program. Join our team at the UBC Robson Campus HSBC Room for the evening where […]

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How Ancestral Voyaging Mobilizes Knowledge of Biodiversity & Climate Change

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

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. […]

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