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Events in "Resource Usage" research area
Jul
20
2015
Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
Hosted by UBC Continuing Studies, in partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program. The Earlybird Deadline has been extended! Register by June 12 to save $500.
Nov
19
2014
Film Screening - “The Farm Family”
November 19, 2014 starting at 5:00 PM until November 19, 2014 7:00 PM
“The Farm Family” is part of a multifaceted project consisting of a feature-length documentary and interactive role-play game about Canadian farm families.
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.
Jan
12
2012
Coltan, Advocacy, and Conflict Minerals in the Congo
January 12, 2012 starting at 12:00 PM until January 12, 2012 2:00 PM
Join us in a presentation on Coltan and other conflict mineral issues by Michael Nest, Congo researcher and author of the recently published "Coltan."
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
Apr
12
2010
State of the World: Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability
April 12, 2010 starting at 3:00 PM until April 12, 2010 4:30 PM
Without an intentional and proactive cultural transformation that makes it as natural to live sustainably as living as a consumer feels today, no government pledges or technological advances will be sufficient to rescue humanity from the ecological disruptions that the human species and its consumption patterns are driving.
Jan
13
2010
Film Screening: The End of the Line
January 13, 2010 starting at 4:00 PM until January 13, 2010 7:00 PM
Please join us for a film screening and discussion, featuring film stars Daniel Pauly and Rashid Sumaila. Light refreshments will also be served.
Mar
23
2009
Come and Celebrate World Water Day 2009!
March 23, 2009 starting at 3:00 PM until March 23, 2009 5:00 PM
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the world's first boundary waters treaty between Canada and the US. What have we learned over the past century and what is UBC doing on the issue?
Nov
14
2008
Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management
November 14, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until November 14, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: DG Webster, University of Southern California
May
21
2008
On Thinning Ice: Climate Change, Sovereignty, and the Northwest Passage
May 21, 2008 starting at 12:00 PM until May 21, 2008 2:00 PM
The CIC Vancouver Branch presents Dr. Michael Byers, Canadian Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, University of British Columbia
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 Collier’s 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 Blair’s 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.
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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