Events

  • Back to Class: Term 1 Begins

    5th Sep 2017


  • “A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights?”, a Discussion at SFU Woodward’s

    13th Sep 2017 7:00 pm


    Professor Sheryl Lightfoot will be hosting a panel discussion at SFU Woodward’s on Wednesday, Sept 13th @ 7pm. The discussion will be on “A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights?”, to mark the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Click here for more details. Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot (PhD...

  • The 2017 German Federal Election: A Panel Discussion

    25th Sep 2017 12:15 pm


    With panelists Professor Antje Ellermann, Director of the Institute for European Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at UBC Professor Kurt Hübner, Jean Monnet Chair for European Integration and Global Political Economy at UBC Professor Richard Johnston, Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation at UBC Professor Steven Weldon, Director of the...

  • Global Indigenous Rights Lecture, with Speaker Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

    26th Sep 2017 6:00 pm


    Join us for this years’ Global Indigenous Rights Lecture, with speaker Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 26th at 6:00pm at the First Nations Longhouse at UBC. This event is free and open to the public. Please register here. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz,...

  • Information Session: African Union/Ethiopia (Field Research Course) – POLI 464D and 464F

    2nd Oct 2017 12:30 pm


    International Security from African Perspectives: African Union/Ethiopia (Field Research Course) – POLI 464D and 464F This Field Research Course (POLI 464) offers students the opportunity to conduct expert interviews on contemporary African international security issues at the seat of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The course builds on and enhances the UBC-based undergraduate...

  • Information Session: African Union/Ethiopia (Field Research Course) – POLI 464D and 464F

    17th Oct 2017 3:00 pm


    International Security from African Perspectives: African Union/Ethiopia (Field Research Course) – POLI 464D and 464F This Field Research Course (POLI 464) offers students the opportunity to conduct expert interviews on contemporary African international security issues at the seat of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The course builds on and enhances the UBC-based undergraduate...

  • The IES Migration & Diversity Speaker Series presents: THE ARCHITECTURE OF FAILURE: THE INSTITUTIONAL ORIGINS OF THE REFUGEE CRISIS

    23rd Oct 2017 12:15 pm


    The IES Migration & Diversity Speaker Series presents: THE ARCHITECTURE OF FAILURE: THE INSTITUTIONAL ORIGINS OF THE REFUGEE CRISIS Sara Wallace Goodman, University of California Irvine For almost two decades, the European Union has built up a series of community laws and procedures for handling asylum claims. Yet, in the first 18 months of the...

  • IES Talk:Spain and Catalonia: The October 1 Referendum and Beyond

    24th Oct 2017 3:30 pm


    A Talk by Francisco Colom Francisco Colom is a political philosopher in the Spanish National Research Council in Madrid October 24, 3:30-5:00pm CK Choi Building Room 351

  • Mark Zacher Distinguished Speaker Talk

    29th Nov 2017 12:15 pm


    Our Department is very pleased to announce that Michael Doyle is our upcoming Mark Zacher Distinguished Visitor. He will be giving two talks to our community at the end of November: Mark Zacher Distinguished Speaker Talk: The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect Wednesday November 29 12:15-2:00pm Location: TBD IES/Political Science...

  • End of Term 1

    1st Dec 2017


  • Exam Period Begins

    5th Dec 2017


  • Exam Period Ends

    20th Dec 2017


  • Term 2 Begins

    3rd Jan 2018


  • Midterm Break

    19th Feb 2018 12:00 am


  • Term 2 Ends

    6th Apr 2018


  • Exam Period Begins

    10th Apr 2018 11:30 am


  • Exam Period Ends

    25th Apr 2018