Events

Invitations to Lind Initiative Series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order, Winter Term 2


November 8 2017 Lind Initiative: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order The Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies presents our January-March 2018 speaker series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. The world is undergoing a wrenching process of geopolitical transformation. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future […] Read More

February- August 2018: Upcoming Workshops at the UBC Farm


The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia is excited to announce that registration for the first half of our 2018 workshop series is now open! The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering everything from permaculture and gardening to herbal medicine, weaving, fermenting, foraging, and much more. This year, we […] Read More

Feb 9 & March 15 2018: SFU Faculty of Environment: Workshops & Short Courses, Spring 2018


Workshops & Short Courses, Spring 2018 Please join us!  EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE: A ROUNDTABLE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018; 9:00am – 2:00pm COST: $79 – includes lunch LOCATION:  Operations Lobby Meeting Room 1;  City of North Vancouver Operations Centre, 61 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver Join us and our panel of […] Read More

February 15 2018: Susan Rice in Invitations to Lind Initiative Series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order


Lind Initiative: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order The Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies presents our January-March 2018 speaker series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. The world is undergoing a wrenching process of geopolitical transformation. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Lind Initiative’s […] Read More

February 16, 2018: IOF seminar – Reshaping societal expectations: Four reasons why mature economies should converge on zero economic growth


Reshaping societal expectations: Four reasons why mature economies should converge on zero economic growth Friday, February 16, 2018 11:00 am AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) The fundamental principle of economic growth is the central paradigm of western society and economics, and is rarely questioned outside of academic circles. In this presentation Dr. Rosenfeld will consider the […] Read More

Two Free Events At The Vancouver Aquarium: ‘Rise Above Plastics’ & ‘Beluga Whales, Microplastics and an Inuit Community’


Event: Rise Above Plastics Education Night Date: Tuesday 20th February Time: 7.30pm (doors 7pm) Location: The Vancouver Aquarium Description: Learn about the life-cycle of plastic and its implications to the ecosystem and human health. Discover how The Ocean Legacy Foundation has teamed up with LUSH to turn plastic pollution into recycled packaging and find out […] Read More

February 26 2018: Anne-Marie Slaughter in Invitations to Lind Initiative Series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order


Lind Initiative: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order The Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies presents our January-March 2018 speaker series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. The world is undergoing a wrenching process of geopolitical transformation. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Lind Initiative’s […] Read More

February 28, 2018: Green College Seminar
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speaker: Johannes Urpelainen


The Grand Challenge of Clean Energy Access in the Developing World Johannes Urpelainen Location: Coach House, UBC Green College  Address: 6201 Cecil Green Park Road Date: Wednesday, February 29th 2018, 5 pm Time: 5pm Abstract: The rapid decrease in the cost of solar power generation has made clean energy a key instrument in the effort […] Read More

March 1, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speakers: Johannes Urpelainen and Rustam Sengupta


Roundtable on Social Science in the field: Working on Development with NGOs and Social Enterprises Johannes Urpelainen and Rustam Sengupta   IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *************************************************************************** Abstract:  Social scientists are increasingly collaborating with partners in the field (NGOs, Social Enterprises and in […] Read More

Friday March 2, 2018: Future of Food Global Dialogues: ‘Grazed and Confused’


“Grazed and Confused”: Panel on meat production, climate change, and sustainability Friday, March 2, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Room 107 – Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory, 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver Grazing animals have a significant influence on anthropogenic greenhouse emissions from agriculture. This seminar will invite dialogue on topics related to meat production, grazing, […] Read More