Seminar Series

February 4, 2016: Guest Lecture Julian Yates

February 4, 2016: Guest Lecture
Julian Yates

Julian Yates on “Between metaphor and practice: environmental governance and the decolonial option in the Peruvian Andes”.

February 25, 2016: Professional Development Seminar  Juanita Sundberg

February 25, 2016: Professional Development Seminar
Juanita Sundberg

Juanita Sundberg, UBC Associate Professor from the Department of Geography, will be speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: juanitasundberg.wordpress.com]

April 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture  Leila Harris

April 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture
Leila Harris

Leila Harris on “Assessing States, Differentiating Citizens: Perspectives on water services and evolving state-society relations in Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South Africa”.

April 14, 2016: IRES/RES Student Symposium

April 14, 2016: IRES/RES Student Symposium

IRES/RES Student Symposium Time: 1pm – 4:30pm Location: AERL Theatre (main floor), 2202 Main Mall (BBQ and Cash Bar afterwards from 4:30pm to 8pm) This event showcases the research done by our current RES Master and PhD students. [Photo Credit: Jonathan Taggart] Speakers: Simon Harding, PhD Candidate – no video available Alicia Speratti, PhD Candidate […]

November 24, 2015: Guest Lecture  Hugh Possingham

November 24, 2015: Guest Lecture
Hugh Possingham

Dr. Hugh Possingham from The University of Queensland will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate from UBC during the November 2015 graduation convocation. [Photo Credit: www.couriermail.com.au]

January 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture  John Beatty (First Seminar for Term 2)

January 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture
John Beatty (First Seminar for Term 2)

John Beatty on “The Ambiguity of Consensus”.

Yaron Cohen’s seminar video is now up!

Yaron Cohen’s seminar video is now up!

The video for Yaron Cohen’s seminar on June 9, 2015 is now available.

November 17, 2015: Guest Lecture  Takayoshi Kusago

November 17, 2015: Guest Lecture
Takayoshi Kusago

Takayoshi Kusago, a Visiting Professor, on “A story of Minamata’s revitalization: a shift from industrial pollution and social divisions to environmental model city”. [Photo Credit: www.historico.aen.pr.gov.br]

November 10, 2015: Student Lecture  Ivana Zelenika & Lisa Westerhoff

November 10, 2015: Student Lecture
Ivana Zelenika & Lisa Westerhoff

PhD Candidates Ivana on “Sustainability through Practice: Examining Waste Diversion Efforts, Barriers and Solutions” and Lisa on “City Stories: From narrative to practice in Vancouver’s Olympic Village”.

October 6, 2015: Guest Lecture  Mark Jaccard

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/]