March 29, 2017: What is this thing called organic? How organic farming is codified in regulations
Speaker: Dr. Verena Seufert

Organic farming is one of the fastest growing sectors of world agriculture. Although it represents only one per cent of world agricultural area, organic is one of the most recognized food labels and most people in developed countries consume some amount of organic food today. Photo credit: LID from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

March 30, 2017: IRES Special Seminar
Speaker: Claire Kremen
University of California Berkeley

A special IRES Seminar. Photo credit: Matthew Smith from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

March 31, 2017: Environmental Anarchism: Agriculture and Social Renewal in Modern Korea
Speaker: Dr. Albert L. Park, Claremont McKenna College

Dr. Park will traces the rise of environmental consciousness and movements in South Korea after 1945. In particular, it locates the origins of environmentalism in rural South Korea with agricultural farming communities and cooperatives, such as Hansalim, leading the way. Picture credit: StateofIsrael from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

April 2, 2017: HERRING PEOPLE An Arts-Based Initiative
Speakers: James Hart, April White, Tom Hackett & Mimi Lam

Sunday, April 2, 2017 Bill Reid Gallery, 639 Hornby St. Vancouver, BC Reception: 3:00 – 3:30 pm Event: 3:30 – 5:00 pm This public event aims to raise awareness of Pacific herring’s role in BC marine ecosystems, aboriginal communities, and commercial fisheries. Hereditary Chief and master carver James Hart will speak about reconciliation in the […] Read More

April 4, 2017: Private Sector Development in Resource-Rich Developing Countries
Speaker: Eric Werker

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April 6, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speakers: Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie

This is a joint presentation with Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie. Photo credit: Moyan Brenn from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

April 13, 2017: IRES Student Symposium with
BBQ & Toonie Bar afterwards
Speakers: 6 RES students

The IRES Student Symposium showcases the research of our graduate students. Photo credit: Andy Morffew from flickr/Creative Commons Read More