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International Development Week at the Global Lounge!

For 23 years, IDW has explored Canada’s role in making differences around the world. This year the Global Lounge will be hosting 3 interesting events on the week of Feb 25 – Mar 1. These events aim to increase awareness of … Continue reading

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Fair Trade, Sustainable Economic Development and the Law -IDLO

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is honored to extend this invitation to a special Roundtable Event on Fair Trade, Sustainable Economic Development and the Law. Law and policy experts will share recent developments and lessons learned in overcoming regulatory obstacles … Continue reading

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Your Solutions for International Sustainability

Sustainia is an international sustainability initiative that is launching Sustainia100, a global campaign to identify 100 readily available solutions with great potential to drive sustainable development across key industries and markets. From February 11th till March 22nd  passionate individuals, start-ups, NGOs and … Continue reading

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International Development Week is here!

International Development Week (IDW) is an opportunity to explore how Canada and Canadians are making a difference around the world. During the week of February 3rd to the 9th, various projects about development awareness are being organized across Canada. In BC, … Continue reading

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EVENT — Feb 6, 11:30am-2:00pm
IDRN Campus Dialogue | What Is International Development?

The Liu Institute for Global Issues and the International Development Research Network (IDRN) present: . What is international development? A critical discussion on how to advance the study and teaching of development at UBC When: Feb 6th, 11:30am – 2:00pm Where:  Multi-Purpose … Continue reading

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EVENT:
IDRN Scholars’ Cafe on Feb 25th — Education in Haiti

A Critical Study of Development Interventions in Education: Educational Policies and Governance in Haiti, 1980-2013: Progress, Redundancy, or Gridlock? With Gerald Fallon and André Mazawi. When: Feb 25th, 12:00pm Where: Liu Institute, 1st floor Research Unit  RSVP: idrn.ubc@gmail.com Snacks and coffee will be … Continue reading

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EVENT: Field Debrief | Violence against women in Guatemala | ‘Entering the Field and Managing Identity’

A new Field Debrief workshop will be led by Tal Nitsan, from the Department of Anthropology. It’s entitled:  “Here I Am: Entering the Field and Managing Identity”  Nitsan is currently researching violence against women in Guatemala. Date: January 28th, at 12-2:00pm … Continue reading

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Workshop on Religion and Politics of Development

Workshop Opportunity Organized by the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore, on 28-29 August 2013, the workshop you can attend is titled Religion and the Politics of Development: Priests, Potentates and “Progress“. You should also visit the site for … Continue reading

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Green College Talks – On Poverty, Health, and other Development Challenges in Asia

Those of you with interests in poverty, development, globalization, health policy and Asia should find the next talks in this Green College series useful and informative. (See here for the full schedule of talks in the series.) Poverty And Globalization and … Continue reading

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Political Consequences of Violence in Guatemala: Fieldwork Event with Yale’s Regina Anne Bateson–Jan 11th @ the Liu

The event will include a workshop and reception with Regina Anne Bateson of Yale University. The workshop will focus on Regina’s in-depth fieldwork on order and violence in Guatemala and resulting doctoral dissertation. Regina is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political … Continue reading

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