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  • Midterm Break

    18th Feb 2019


  • Evolution of Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement

    25th Feb 2019 5:30 pm


    Hong Kong Studies Seminar Monday, 25 February 2019, 5:30 pm Dr. Ma Ngok (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Earth Sciences Building 2012 Aquatic Ecosystems Research Lab 120, UBC 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver Free and open to the public Registration required The democracy movement in Hong Kong in the last four decades has been shaped...

  • Professor Max Cameron on the Summer Institute for Future Legislators

    2nd Mar 2019 8:15 pm


    You’re invited! Max Cameron will be giving a free public lecture on the Summer Institute for Future Legislators on March 2 in the Vancouver Institute: https://globalreportingcentre.org/civility-and-partisanship-how-we-can-train-future-politicians/ The lecture will summarize the findings of the research project conducted in the summer of 2018 on partisanship and how politicians can learn to find common ground. If you are...

  • Talk by Marc Helbling,“Islamophobia in Europe: Ethnicity, Religion and Religiosity”

    4th Mar 2019 12:15 pm


    March 4, 2019 12:15-1:45 C.K. Choi, Room 120 Marc Helbling, University of Bamberg “Islamophobia in Europe: Ethnicity, Religion and Religiosity” This talk is co-sponsored by the UBC Migration Research Excellence Cluster. Abstract: What citizens think about Muslim immigrants is of great importance for some of the most pressing challenges facing Western democracies. To advance our understanding...

  • Measuring Immigration Policies: Challenges and Limitations (Grad Student Session)

    4th Mar 2019 2:00 pm


    March 4, 2019 2:00 – 3:30 pm C.K. Choi, Room 351 Marc Helbling, University of Bamberg “Measuring Immigration Policies: Challenges and Limitations” This session is co-sponsored by the UBC Migration Research Excellence Cluster. Abstract: Over the last two decades in political science an increasing number of policy indices have been created to go beyond single case...

  • Lind Speaker Series: Winona LaDuke

    12th Mar 2019 6:00 pm


    MARCH 12, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Venue: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – Telus Studio, UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1. Please find a map to the venue here. Winona LaDuke is a rural development economist, Executive Director of Honor the Earth, and author working on issues of Indigenous Economics, Food and Energy Policy....

  • Distinguished Speaker: Carolyn Tuohy

    13th Mar 2019 12:00 pm


    Carolyn Tuohy, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Founding Fellow in Public Policy at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto will be speaking about her most recent book, Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform (U of T Press, 2018) on Wednesday, March 13, at noon in the Buchanan Penthouse. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

  • The IES Research Colloquium: Heidi Tworek

    18th Mar 2019 12:15 pm


    March 18, 2019 Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor (History, UBC): “News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945” Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm 12:15 pm CK Choi, Rm. #351

  • Mark Zacher Distinguished Speaker 2019: Kathryn Sikkink

    21st Mar 2019


    Harvard’s Kathryn Sikkink is the 2019 Mark Zacher Distinguished Speaker. Sikkink is perhaps the world’s top scholarly authority on international human rights. The talk will be held evening of March 21, 2019 (venue and time to be confirmed). A reception with appetizers and drinks will follow the talk. Please RSVP here.

  • Lind Speaker Series: Bill McKibben 

    2nd Apr 2019 6:00 pm


    APRIL 2, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Venue: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – Telus Studio, UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1. Please find a map to the venue here. Bill McKibben is a noted environmental activist and author of the first book about global warming—1989’s The End of Nature. This event will be moderated by...

  • Term 2 Ends

    4th Apr 2019


  • Exams Start

    8th Apr 2019


  • The IES Research Colloquium: Camille Desmares

    8th Apr 2019 12:15 pm


    April 8, 2019 Camille Desmares, Ph.D. student (Political Science, UBC): “Naturalization Policy and Politics of Belonging in France (1945-1975)” Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm 12:15 pm CK Choi, Rm. #351

  • Lind Speaker Series: Naomi Klein

    12th Apr 2019 6:00 pm


    APRIL 12, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Venue: Old Auditorium, 6344 Memorial Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, UBC. Please find a map to the theatre here. Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of New York Times and international bestsellers, including “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate.” This event will be moderated by...

  • Exams End

    26th Apr 2019