Reflections on the 20th Party Congress and the Future of Chinese Politics

Reflections on the 20th Party Congress and the Future of Chinese Politics

This roundtable will bring together a group of leading China experts to reflect on the recent 20th Party Congress and its implications for the future of Chinese politics. Securing an […]


Origami & Tea

Thrive is a time when we come together as a UBC community to learn about, talk about, and explore ways to support our mental health, such as connecting socially with […]


Preserved in Wax: Catacomb Martyrs, Piety and Politics in Post-Revolutionary France

Green College Special Lecture Bonnie Effros, History, UBC Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Tuesday, November 22, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow Examination of wax models of the […]


The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

UBC Players Club presents 🎩 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde’s renowned comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest is the story of two unmarried people who create alter egos […]


The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

UBC Players Club presents 🎩 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde’s renowned comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest is the story of two unmarried people who create alter egos […]


The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

UBC Players Club presents 🎩 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde’s renowned comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest is the story of two unmarried people who create alter egos […]


The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

UBC Players Club presents 🎩 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde’s renowned comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest is the story of two unmarried people who create alter egos […]


The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

The Importance of Being Earnest – presented by UBC Players Club

UBC Players Club presents 🎩 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde’s renowned comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest is the story of two unmarried people who create alter egos […]


(De)humanizing? Critiquing Representations of Human Rights in Film

(De)humanizing? Critiquing Representations of Human Rights in Film

How can media and film fetishize, be dehumanizing or further shape the discussion around human rights. How are human rights represented, reinforced or challenged in film? What goes into making […]


Transparency Traps: Global Development and the Politics of Aid Data

Transparency Traps: Global Development and the Politics of Aid Data

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 […]


UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra Jaelem Bhate, conductor UBC Music alumnus Jaelem Bhate (BMus’17, MMus’19) returns to UBC to conduct our renowned student orchestra. PROGRAMME Verdi: Overture to La Forza del destino […]


Nocturnal – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Nocturnal – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Join artist Bettina Harvey for a meet-and greet about her new exhibition, Drift: from the forest to the sea. Harvey’s illustrations of driftwood explore themes of time, love, and ecology. […]


Book Launch – The Rise of the Infrastructure State

Book Launch – The Rise of the Infrastructure State

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 […]


Ikkyū and the Crazy Cloud Anthology: Then and Now

Ikkyū and the Crazy Cloud Anthology: Then and Now

This lecture will explore selected translations of the Kyōunshū 狂雲集 (Crazy Cloud Anthology), an anthology of poems in literary Chinese by medieval Rinzai monk Ikkyū Sōjun 休宗純 (1394-1481). The readings […]


LINA’s Re-Imagining Sustainable Development Conference

LINA’s Re-Imagining Sustainable Development Conference

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 […]


ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire)

ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire)

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with Musqueam, are thrilled to announce the new, inaugural festival, ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire). Held on September 17 […]


New Findings From the World Inequality Report 2022 with Dr. Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley)

New Findings From the World Inequality Report 2022 with Dr. Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley)

The Vancouver School of Economics is hosting economist Dr. Emmanuel Saez for a free lecture entitled “New Findings from the World Inequality Report 2022,” as part of the 2022 Woodward […]


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

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

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 […]


Nocturnal: Preventing Extinctions – An evening with Island Conservation

Nocturnal: Preventing Extinctions – An evening with Island Conservation

Hosted by Penny Becker, Chad Hanson, and Andrew S. Wright! Preventing Extinctions: Architecting the Accretocene is an exhibit on habitat restoration and rewilding that has been a decade in the […]


Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Join us for our Summer Pop-Up Concerts at UBC Robson Square! We’re bringing our most talented students to perform for you right in the heart of downtown every Thursday in July.


Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Join us for our Summer Pop-Up Concerts at UBC Robson Square! We’re bringing our most talented students to perform for you right in the heart of downtown every Thursday in July.


Students Underground: UBC Downtown Takeover

Students Underground: UBC Downtown Takeover

Calling all students! Join us for a hands-on, social night of building community and learning how to use your power to make local change.


Magic Words: A Queer Poetic Offering

Magic Words: A Queer Poetic Offering

Join MOA for an evening of healing and queer magic-making in celebration of Vancouver’s Pride weekend. The evening will begin in MOA’s feature exhibition, Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores […]


Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Join us for our Summer Pop-Up Concerts at UBC Robson Square! We’re bringing our most talented students to perform for you right in the heart of downtown every Thursday in July.


Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Join us for our Summer Pop-Up Concerts at UBC Robson Square! We’re bringing our most talented students to perform for you right in the heart of downtown every Thursday in July.