2017

November 30th 2017: CISAR event ” A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Douglas Ober”

November 30th 2017: CISAR event ” A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Douglas Ober”

Title: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Douglas Ober Speaker: CISAR Research Associate, Douglas Ober Date: November 30, 2017 Time: 5 pm – 6:30 pm Location: Room #120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, B.C. Website: http://cisar.iar.ubc.ca/events/event/atrystwithdestiny/ Contact: cisar.iar@ubc.ca; maham.khanum@ubc.ca   An information session hosted by Douglas Ober, Research Associate, UBC IAR One of the more curious incidents […]

November 24, 2017: IOF Seminar: The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs: leadership through engagement,

November 24, 2017: IOF Seminar: The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs: leadership through engagement,

November 21 2017 The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs:  leadership through engagement   Moura Quayle Director pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs   Friday, November 24, 2017 11:00 am AERL Theatre (120)   Moura will discuss the opportunities open to the UBC Campus for evolving the UBC School of […]

December 5 2017: Shooting Ghosts: An Evening with Finbarr O’Reilly

December 5 2017: Shooting Ghosts: An Evening with Finbarr O’Reilly

November 21 2017 We’re proud to be co-hosting an event with Arts and the History department featuring internationally-acclaimed photographer and UBC History alum, Finbarr O’Reilly. Please feel free to forward our invitation to student, faculty, and staff lists, as appropriate. A graphic for social channels is attached. Thank you. Sample tweet with graphic: Join Finbarr O’Reilly, internationally-acclaimed photographer & […]

October 20 2017, Upcoming Research Methods Workshop & E-waste Geography Talk

October 20 2017, Upcoming Research Methods Workshop & E-waste Geography Talk

Photo Credit: Pietro Sammarco from VIVO Media Arts Centre

October 22nd, 2017: Panel on Indigenous Resistance Across the Americas

October 22nd, 2017: Panel on Indigenous Resistance Across the Americas

October 19 2017 Seventh Biennial International Graduate Student Conference Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS) Beyond the Right Turn: Narrating Resistance Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 4h30-5h30 Thea’s Lounge, Thea Koerner House. UBC Round Table: Indigenous Resistance Across the Americas: From the Pacific Northwest to Patagonia by way of Oaxaca. Sarama, Vivaldi and Gatica […]

October 20, 2017: IOF Seminar: Recreational shark fishing in Florida.

October 20, 2017: IOF Seminar: Recreational shark fishing in Florida.

Recreational shark fishing in Florida:  An interdisciplinary analysis of an emerging conservation issue Dr. David Shiffman Liber Ero Postdoctoral Research FellowSimon Fraser University   Friday, October 20, 2017 11:00 am AERL Theatre (120), UBC   Sharks are one of the most threatened groups of marine fishes, but the majority of research, advocacy, and management attention […]

November 25, 2017-25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM

November 25, 2017-25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM

25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM Saturday, November 25, 2017 – 9:30am – 5:00pm Ground Floor, AERL, 2202 Main Mall, UBC   Join us for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or […]

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October 20 2017: E-waste talk at SFU: Reassembling Rubbish & Worlding Electronic Waste

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 4PM–6PM, ROOM 2270, SFU HARBOUR CENTRE Event is free and open to the public   Co-presented by VIVO Media Arts Centre, SFU’s School of Communication, Free Geek Vancouver, SFU’s Institute for the Humanities, and the SFU Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.   Abstract by Josh Lepawsky My talk addresses the global trade and […]

October 19 2017: Talk on Sea Level Rise and Forced Migration

October 19 2017: Talk on Sea Level Rise and Forced Migration

October 10 2017 Sea Level Rise and Forced Migration, The Challenges for Climate Refugees   https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sea-level-rise-and-forced-migration-the-challenge-of-climate-refugees-tickets-37495119913?utm_campaign=order_confirmation_email&utm_medium=email&ref=eemailordconf&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventname Who will be tending your garden when the ocean rises? An octopus? A sea star? SFU’s Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT), the Pacific Water Research Centre in Faculty of Environment and Dialogue Programs in partnership with the Pacific […]

December 7, 2017: IRES Special Seminar Speaker: Bradley Eyre  (Last Seminar for Term 1)