Category Archives: Events

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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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: 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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Field Debrief: Sensitivities of Affiliation and Information

Join us in this Field Debrief! The Field Debrief will focus on “Sensitivities of Affiliation and Information,” which arise when doing fieldwork in difficult settings. It will raise questions of who we affiliate with as researchers, how this provides access … Continue reading

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IDRN Movie Night – “War Don Don”

Join us in watching and discussing the movie “War Don Don“, a documentary film on the aftermath of the 11 years long Civil War in Sierra Leone and the role of the International Criminal Justice in working towards sustainable peace … Continue reading

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IDRN Scholars’ Cafe: Gender Matters for Environment and Development – (new event!)

Join us for a rich interdisciplinary discussion over some coffee and tea! Everyone is welcome, from faculty, graduate students and practitioners. In this first Scholar’s Cafe, we will be engaging with the topic: Gender matters for environment and development: past, present … Continue reading

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