Category Archives: Talks and Presentations

March 3: Photojournalist Paul Watson @ the Liu Institute

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Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges

Unpacking the Development Discourse on Campus: Review of Soci 301A’s Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges Written by Sonia Medel, April 24th, 2013. On Wednesday April 17th and Friday April 19th Dr. Sophia Woodman’s Sociology of Development 301A students presented their development … Continue reading

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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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EVENT:
Field Debrief on Doing Research in South Africa
Fri, Feb 15, 12-2pm

The Liu Institute for Global Issues and the International Development Research Network (IDRN) PRESENT: A Field Debrief on Fri., Feb 15th, 12:00pm-2:00pm ———————————————————––––––––––––––––––—————————— RSVP: anastasia.shesterinina@gmail.com  ———————————————————––––––––––––––––––—————————— Led by Lucy Rodina, Masters’ student at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability Moderated … 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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