IRES Seminar Series

The IRES Seminar Series showcases the research of our graduate students, faculty and guests. There are also monthly professional development seminars. Our seminars are open to everyone.

The seminars run every Thursday during the Winter Session (September to April) from 12:30pm to 1:30pm (Pacific Standard Time).

Winter 2020/21 Term 2 Seminars will be held via Zoom. Please email Bonnie Leung ( for the Seminar Zoom link.

Select seminar videos are available for viewing here.


January 14, 2016: Student Lecture
Nicole Wilson & Allison Franko

IRES Seminar Series presents to you the research of Nicole Wilson, a PhD Candidate, and Allison Franko, a MSc student. 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

March 10, 2016: Faculty Lecture
Jessica Dempsey

Jessica Dempsey will be a new professor in UBC Geography starting January 2016. Read More