Tag Archives: development

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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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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Anthropology Event on Development in Northern Canada

The Anthropology Graduate Students Association (AGSA) will be hosting Conversations in Anthropology: “The Risks and Values of Development in Northern Canada”. This will be the first annual event of ‘Conversation in Anthropology’. in an effort to disseminate scholarship, generate thoughtful discussion around complex … 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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Where to publish? | Top Development Journals:
A Guide for the Perplexed

Many of us are still in the throes of graduate research. As such we’re less experienced (and often less confident) in our work than are seasoned academics, and we struggle with how best to package and disseminate our findings for … Continue reading

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7 Billion and You – Conference

The conference “7 Billion and You” invites us to free public lectures and discussions by leading thinkers on the patterns, processes and prognosis for a planet housing 7 billion humans. How can wealth and health be expanding as populations grow? Where … 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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