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Events in "Natural Resources" research area
Jul
8
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 8, 2015 starting at 6:00 PM until July 8, 2015 7:30 PM
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Jun
22
2015
After Ebola - What have we learned?
June 22, 2015 starting at 3:00 PM until June 22, 2015 5:00 PM
A dialogue with Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Liberia.
Oct
29
2012
Northern Gateway Pipeline: How did an oil pipeline become a battle for the soul of our nation?
October 29, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until October 29, 2012 2:00 AM
Liu Earth Governance Group presents a talk by Professor George Hoberg from the Department of Forest Resources Management, with commentary from Will Horter, Executive Director of Dogwood Initiative.
Sep
26
2012
Macroeconomic Sustainability of the Pattern of Use of Energy Resources in India and Role of the Renewables
September 26, 2012 starting at 12:30 PM until September 26, 2012 2:00 PM
Presented by Ramprasad Sengupta, Distinguished Fellow, India Development Foundation, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, and Visiting Research Fellow, Liu Institute for Global Issues. Professor Sengupta's research interests lie primarily in energy, resource, and environmental economics.
Mar
21
2011
State Science and its Discontents
March 21, 2011 starting at 12:00 PM until March 21, 2011 2:00 PM
What India's debate on transgenic crops tells us about the relationship between Science and Democracy
Oct
19
2010
From Curse to Cure? Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Liberia
October 19, 2010 starting at 5:00 PM until October 19, 2010 6:30 PM
Presented by the first Liu Institute Visiting Scholar in Residence at Green College, Wynet Smith.
Oct
13
2010
You Just Don't Understand! Ending Academic Turf Wars in International Development
October 13, 2010 starting at 5:00 PM until October 13, 2010 8:00 PM
UBC's NEW International Development Research Network (IDRN) & Liu Institute for Global Issues are pleased to invite you to the IDRN's official launch event.
Jun
1
2010
Rescheduled: Indian Innovation System for Development and Diffusion of Low-Carbon Technologies
June 1, 2010 starting at 12:30 PM until June 1, 2010 2:00 PM
Mar
19
2010
Saving Africa
March 19, 2010 starting at 2:00 PM until March 19, 2010 4:00 PM
Africa Canada Accountability Coalition (ACAC) hosts - "Saving Africa"
Mar
12
2008
Do We Still Need the World Bank?
March 12, 2008 starting at 8:30 AM until March 12, 2008 10:00 AM
Dr. Paul Collier will keynote the plenary session of the Student-Led Colloquium on the World Bank and it's influence on poverty reduction.
Mar
11
2008
Dr. Paul Collier discusses Commodity Booms and Poverty Alleviation
March 11, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM until March 11, 2008 9:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collier joins UBC's Celebrate Research Week to discuss two of his recent works, "Managing Commodity Booms: Lessons of International Experience" and "Poverty Reduction in Africa". UBC experts will discuss and respond to Dr. Collier's research findings.
Mar
11
2008
The Liu Institute hosts Paul Collier, author of best-seller, "The Bottom Billion"
March 11, 2008 starting at 1:30 PM until March 11, 2008 3:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collierís research focuses on the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. In addition to the usual academic outputs, his work has had substantial policy impact. In the past year Dr. Collier has been the senior adviser to the Right Honourable Tony Blairís Commission on Africa, addressed the General Assembly of the UN, given a seminar at 10 Downing St. , and been invited to meet with Condoleezza Rice on her recent UK visit.
Nov
8
2007
Evidence of a System Switch: Reading the Vital Signs of the Ocean
November 8, 2007 starting at 12:30 PM until November 8, 2007 2:00 PM
Liu Institute and School of Journalism Present Alanna Mitchell
Oct
31
2007
Justice In Climate Policy
October 31, 2007 starting at 12:00 PM until October 31, 2007 2:00 PM
Describing the Elephant in the Dark: Conceptualizations of Distributive Justice in Climate Policy
Jun
1
2006
ROY CULPEPER: Domestic Resource Mobilization, Governance, and Development
June 1, 2006 starting at 12:00 AM until June 1, 2006 12:00 AM
Roy Culpeper, President and Chief Executive Officer, The North-South Institute, Ottawa will give a talk entitled Domestic Resource Mobilization, Governance, and Development.
Mar
2
2004
Water, Water Everywhere
But Not a Drop to Drink

March 2, 2004 starting at 12:00 AM until March 2, 2004 12:00 AM
Dr. Joel Gat, Professor Emeritus at Weizman Institute in Israel will discuss the trans-border challenges of environmentally sustainable resource allocation in the Middle East.
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