Announcements

May 11, 2021: UBC Prof. Emeritus Philip Resnick “Pandemic Poems”

The Poetic Odysseys group of The Emeritus College, University of British Columbia & Ronsdale Press invite you to a Zoom launch on Pandemic Poems by   UBC Prof. Emeritus Philip Resnick TUESDAY, MAY 11, 5 PM PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME (8 PM EASTERN) A poetic journal of 2020, the year that turned our world upside down. (VANCOUVER: […]

May 4, 2021 “Beyond White Innocence in Dutch Society and the Academy”

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Sociology, The Social Justice Institute presents:                                                                      “Beyond White Innocence in Dutch Society and the Academy” An online talk by Dr. Gloria Wekker, Cultural Anthropologist and Professor Emerita of the Gender Studies Department, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Time: 11 AM […]

Virtual Workshop & Keynote Speaker: New Media Aesthetics of Migration

The New Media Aesthetics of Migration Virtual Workshop: Social Media and Digital Technologies in Representing Refugee Experience Centre for Migration Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Hosted by Elizabeth Nijdam, Assistant Professor of German Studies, Dept. of Central, Eastern, & Northern European Studies Tuesday, April 13th to Wednesday, April 14th,2021 Global forced migration has become […]

Webinar Series: Storytelling as Research: Unsettling the Cultural Politics of Diversity through Filmmaking

Storytelling as Research: Unsettling the Cultural Politics of Diversity through Filmmaking Organized by Markus Hallensleben (UBC) and Erin Goheen Glanville (UBC/SFU) Our interdisciplinary workshop brings together filmmakers and scholars who incorporate participant centred storytelling as part of their work and research. The workshop is an opportunity for participants to discuss current artistic and scholarly collaborative storytelling projects that challenge […]

North America Essay Contest Award Ceremony followed by Discussion on Dürrenmatt & Technology April 7 2021 11AM (PDT) / 2PM (EDT)

North America Essay Contest Award Ceremony followed by Discussion on Dürrenmatt & Technology April 7 2021 11AM (PDT) / 2PM (EDT) About this Event FRIEDRICH DÜRRENMATT – 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY The Swiss Embassies in Ottawa and Washington, D.C., as well as the Consulates General of Switzerland in Atlanta, Chicago, Montreal, San Francisco, and Vancouver are […]

Book Publication: “The Comparative Politics of Immigration: Policy Choices in Germany, Canada, Switzerland, and the United States”

Book Publication: “The Comparative Politics of Immigration: Policy Choices in Germany, Canada, Switzerland, and the United States”

     Antje Ellermann, Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of the IES and Founding Director of UBC’s Centre for Migration Studies, has an upcoming book entitled “The Comparative Politics of Immigration: Policy Choices in Germany, Canada, Switzerland, and the United States.” Based on in-depth case studies of immigration politics in these four liberal democracies […]

The 23rd Annual European Union Film Festival

The 23rd Annual European Union Film Festival is currently underway. Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions across Canada, the EUFF is embracing Canada-wide audiences as it moves online for the first time.  Extraordinary circumstances, such as those we are living in today, call for new and creative ways to experience life and the arts — […]

Deadline to apply for C’est ICI Thinkathon Online Challenge extended until April 12th

Due to the circumstances with COVID-19, the deadline to apply for the Our Digital Future – C’est ICI Thinkathon Online Challenge has been extended until April 12th.

Model EU 2020

Model EU 2020

March 6-7, University of Washington