Category Archives: Video

Opening Reception for DIY: A collection of video works by My Name is Scot – Oct. 16, 2013 at 4:00-6:00pm

Join us for a reception in honour of DIY 4-6pm, Wednesday, Oct.16th, 2013 at the Lobby Gallery **Please RSVP to http://www.ligi.ubc.ca/events/register.htm if possible**

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Campus Dialogue event – Breakout Groups

  Those who came to our Open Campus Dialogue will remember the thought-provoking discussions we had going during the Breakout Groups. After the four panel speakers presented their ideas on what development means for their field of study, they were divided in … Continue reading

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Solving the Global Food Crisis | New research, good reads and an interview with Dr. Navin Ramankutty (video)

In October of last year, the UN warned–ominously–of a new global food crisis threatening to hit sometime in 2013. Apparently, 2012’s record heatwaves and droughts brought crop reserves down to historic lows. While those of us in the global North … Continue reading

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Conflicts over Minerals in Eastern Congo

This video shows the conflicts that arise in the Eastern Congo over the minerals that make up our hi-tech cellphones and electronics. Conflicts have been going on for years, and recently the Rwanda-backed M23 militia has taken control of DRC’s … Continue reading

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