Year 2015

February 6, 2015: Fisheries Centre Seminar
Evelyn Pinkerton


Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton presents "The role of the moral economy in North American small-scale fisheries: confronting neoliberal policies." Read More

March 24-30: 2015 Social Justice Centre Conference


The week long Social Justice Centre Conference 2015 will feature a series of free events exploring critical issues at UBC and abroad.  Read More

March, 25, 2015: Oecologies Speaker Series
Thomas Kemple


When: March 25, 5-6:30 pm Where: Coach House, Green College, UBC “Mauss’s Roundtable: Continuity and Change in the Economy of the Eco-gift” Presented by Dr. Thomas Kemple (Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia) Abstract: This talk considers the arguments of some classical sociologists from the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century concerning the relationship […] Read More

March 26, 2015: TerreWEB Seminar This Week
Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman


When: Thursday, March 26th,  3:30-4:30 pm Where: Macmillan Building, Room 260 TerreWEB Scholar Internship/Travel Funding Short Presentations Julia Amerongen Maddison Summary: Julia was funded by TerreWEB to do an internship with Area Denial Games, a Vancouver indie game company. She and her collaborators Christopher Adderley and Alex Catamo developed an educational computer game called Shroomroot, which […] Read More

March 27, 2015: Fisheries Centre Seminar
Stefan Austermuhle


“What I learned from travelling with dolphin hunters” Time: 11 am Location: AERL 120 Stefan Austermühle is a German biologist (Phillips University of Marburg) and Executive Director of the Peruvian marine conservation group Mundo Azul (Blue World). He has 30 years of experience in leadership positions in environmental and marine conservation and cetacean research from Germany and Peru. Mr Austermühle […] Read More

April 1, 2015: Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series
Diane Srivastava


When: April 1st, 4 pm-5 pm Where: University Centre, UBC Lower Level, Rm 176 Diane Srivastava presents “Contingency in Ecology” Like all sciences, ecology attempts to make general predictions. However, the predictions that ecology makes often are contingent, that is, they depend on which species, which habitat and which part of the world. This has […] Read More

April 23-24, 2015: NVivo Symposium


When: April 23rd and 24th, 2015 Where: The NVivo Symposium will be held at the Vancouver campus of Simon Fraser University, in Room 1800, the Terasen Cinema. NVivo Symposium: What is it? This NVivo Symposium is a day-long event designed to bring NVivo-using researchers from SFU and UBC into contact with one another. We are very fortunate […] Read More

September 15, 2015: Student Lecture
Edward Gregr


Edward Gregr, a UBC PhD Candidate in RMES, will be speaking on Tues, Sept 15. (Photo Credit: www.uas.alaska.edu) Read More

September 22, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Sara Shneiderman


Sara Shneiderman, an Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, will be speaking on Tues, Sept 22. [Photo Credit: Sara Shneiderman] Read More

September 29, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Villy Christensen


Villy Christensen on where the ecosystem modeling is heading, and his own current and coming activities and research interests. [Photo Credit: aaas.ubc.ca] Read More

October 5, 2015: Hawthorn Lecture in UBC Anthropology, Dr. Tim Ingold


The UBC Department of Anthropology is pleased to present the 2015 Hawthorn Lecture. [Photo Credit: v2.nl] Read More

October 6: Candidates on Climate – A discussion on climate change and policy featuring Vancouver Quadra candidates and UBC professors


A discussion on climate change and policy at UBC. Read More

October 6, 2015: Guest Lecture
Mark Jaccard


Mark Jaccard is a professor at SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management. [Photo Credit: nsb.com/speakers/mark-jaccard/] Read More

October 7, 2015: Scientific naturalism and ethics seminar


R. Scott Smith presents the question, "Can Scientific Naturalism Fully Explain Ethics?" in upcoming seminar. Read More

October 13, 2015: Professional Development Seminar George Hoberg and Corey Allen


George Hoberg and Corey Allen on "Getting your work noticed: How to increase the impact of your work with effective use of the media" Read More

October 20, 2015: Guest Lecture
Lisa Scholten


Lisa Scholten on an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary urban water challenges [Photo Credit: www.eawag.ch] Read More

October 21, 2015: Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series – Jon Krosnick – What Americans really think about climate change: Attitude formation and change in response to a raging scientific controversy


Jon Krosnick on "What Americans really think about climate change: Attitude formation and change in response to a raging scientific controversy" Read More

October 21, 2015: Jon Krosnick on “What Americans Really Think About Climate Change: Attitude Formation and Change in Response to a Raging Scientific Controversy”


Is it really true that Americans reject the opinions of natural scientists on climate change? And if not, what explains the lack of government action on the issue?  Read More

October 27, 2015: Professional Development Seminar
Terre Satterfield and Kai Chan


IRES Faculty Terre Satterfield and Kai Chan will be discussing research and publishing in an interdisciplinary environment. [Photo Credit: www.digitalhint.net] Read More

October 28, 2015: Wild and Scenic Film Fest


Members of the Resource Management and Environmental Studies Student Society of UBC are invited to the Wild and Scenic Film Festival that Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is hosting. The film festival will be Wednesday October 28 from 6:30-9:30 at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. It will feature 7 films that balance outdoor sports and activities […] Read More