CMS International Research Conference 2024

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

UBC Centre for Migration Studies is thrilled to invite you to its International Research Conference 2024 in conjunction with Hong Kong Baptist University Faculty of Social Sciences. This annual conference serves as a platform for scholars and practitioners to explore the intricate dynamics of migration and mobility in today’s interconnected world. Our 2024 theme, Belonging and Mobility in a […]

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From Yuquot to Leicester Square: Indigenous Northwest Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain

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

The Department of English Language & Literatures is pleased to invite you to the 2024 Garnett Sedgewick Lecture, featuring Professor Robbie Richardson (Department of English and Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative, Princeton University). Dr. Richardson, who is a member of the Pabineau First Nation (Mi’kmaw), will present a talk entitled “From Yuquot to Leicester […]

Event Series Climate Emergency Week

Alone in a Burning World: (Re) Centering Collective Health for Climate Justice

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

Discussion and dialogue featuring: Namaste Marsden, Masemtxoxw, BA, LLB, from the Wilp Gamlaxyeltxw, Lax Ganeda (Frog Clan). Harlan Pruden (nēhiyo/First Nations Cree), works with and for the Two Spirit community locally, nationally and internationally. Seraphine Munroe, Reconciliation Technical Representative at Nak'azdli Whuten and Indigenous Archaeological field Director from the Dakelh territory. Dr. Cash Ahenakew, member of […]

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Japan’s Role in Indo-Pacific Security

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

Facing an ever-intensifying security environment and rapidly shifting diplomatic and economic landscapes in the Indo-Pacific region, Japan aims to minimize the risks of an armed conflict while maximizing opportunities for region-wide economic and social exchange in an era of enduring great power rivalry. What are Japan’s challenges in deterring an armed conflict over Taiwan? What […]

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Annual Symposium on Global Community Engagement

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

The ORICE Annual Symposium on Global Community Engagement will take place this year on October 19th, 2023 from 5:00pm to 9:30pm PDT at the Liu Institute’s ‘Place of Many Trees’.   This year’s theme, “Action Amplified,” aims to critically explore questions related to social, ecological, and economic challenges on local and global scales. The keynote speaker, Ash Peplow […]

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Tunku Zain Al‘Abidin: “Divergence in Malaysia: Who and what will prevail?”

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

His Highness Tunku Zain Al‘Abidin is a Malaysian public intellectual, the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), director or advisor of several educational organizations, and patron of numerous cultural initiatives. He has written widely on issues of democratization and reform, and is a Royal Fellow of the National University of […]

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Timothy Garton Ash: From Post-War Europe to Post-Wall Europe – and Back

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

In his new book Homelands: A Personal History of Europe, Timothy Garton Ash gives a unique account of the history of Europe since 1945. This is history illustrated by memoir and reportage. Garton Ash draws on his extensive personal notes from 50 years of events witnessed, places visited and history makers encountered (from Margaret Thatcher […]

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Coastal Livelihoods: A visual anthropology exhibit by Zana Mody

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

Photography Exhibit: Aug 30 – Sept 29, 2023 Opening Reception: Aug 30, 2023 5:00pm RSVP NOW Approximately 3.3 billion people around the world rely on fish and seafood as their primary source of protein and for their local economies, yet the methods for catching fish vary greatly in their impacts on the marine ecosystems. The […]

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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 […]

How Ancestral Voyaging Mobilizes Knowledge of Biodiversity & Climate Change

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

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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Policy Communications Workshop (Sciences)

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

Professor Heidi Tworek and KJ Sharan will lead a 90 minute hybrid workshop on the different strategies of policy communication and how to use communication as an advocacy tool. We will work on communicating your research to a diverse set of policy audiences. We will discuss how to create and disseminate effective, inclusive, and powerful […]

Policy Communications Workshop (Humanities & Social Sciences)

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

Professor Heidi Tworek and KJ Sharan will lead a 90 minute hybrid workshop on the different strategies of policy communication and how to use communication as an advocacy tool. We will work on communicating your research to a diverse set of policy audiences. We will discuss how to create and disseminate effective, inclusive, and powerful […]