2017

IRES Seminar Series resumes Thursday, September 7

IRES Seminar Series resumes Thursday, September 7

See you on September 7! (Photo credit: Dennis Leung)

March 31, 2017: Ugly fish, science engagement, and the indigenous basket  Speaker: Dyhia Belhabib
March 31, 2017: Trade Between Tibet and the Tang Empire  Speaker: Li Yongxian

March 31, 2017: Trade Between Tibet and the Tang Empire
Speaker: Li Yongxian

This event is sponsored by the Himalaya Program, Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program, Asian Studies and Department of Anthropology. Photo credit: Dennis Jarvis from flickr/Creative Commons.

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

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

June 15, 2017: PICS Seminar: Canada’s climate change moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs

June 15, 2017: PICS Seminar: Canada’s climate change moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs

Please see the following for details: http://pics.uvic.ca/events/canadas-climate-change-moonshot-bc-made-solutions-and-clean-tech-breakthroughs Photo credit: U.S. Department of the Interior from flickr/Creative Commons

June 26, 2017: Seminar: Fish, Fishing and Fishing-dependent Communities  Speaker: Nicholas Watts
April 6, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar  Speakers: Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie  (Last IRES Seminar for Term 2)

April 6, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speakers: Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie
(Last IRES Seminar for Term 2)

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

June 12, 2017: Invitation to Research Panel at the Allard School of Law

June 12, 2017: Invitation to Research Panel at the Allard School of Law

Photo credit: reynermedia from flickr/Creative Commons

May 11, 2017: Passive House and Beyond: Lessons from Brussels’ Success

May 11, 2017: Passive House and Beyond: Lessons from Brussels’ Success

Join us over lunch to learn more about the Passive House building standard from A2M, one of Brussels’ leading Passive House design firms. Six years ahead of time, Brussels’ Nearly-Zero Energy Regulation, based on Passive House, was made mandatory for all new builds as well as all retrofits as of January 2015. Completing their first […]

May 12, 2017: IOF Seminar – Conservation Research of Giant Clams

May 12, 2017: IOF Seminar – Conservation Research of Giant Clams

Friday, May 12, 2017 11:00 am MSL Theatre, 2185 East Mall, UBC Abstract: Giant clams, large and charismatic, are almost eaten to extinction, as men exploited them for their meat and shells as a source of food and material respectively. Overharvesting between the 1960s and 1980s had accelerated the pervasive loss of giant clams across […]