The Peter Wall Institute is running a student competition for still images/works or performance/video pieces of four to ten minutes on the topic of water. In September 2013, the Institute will host a conference of University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study, bringing together more than 90 international scholars from around the world to the University of British [...]
Feb 14th 2013: Professor Karen Bakker will address the members of the Canada-US Boundary Waters International Joint Commission at the invitation of UBC President Stephen Toope, on the subject of Canada-US transboundary water governance.
December 6th, 2012: Professor Karen Bakker spoke at an invitation-only meeting on the Human Right to Water at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.
October 19th 2012: Professor Karen Bakker spoke at the University of Arizona on the topic of: Water security and the global water ‘crisis’, co-hosted by the Department of Geography and Development the Institute of the Environment.
OFF TRACK, ONSIDE? REALISING THE WATER AND SANITATION MDG MAY BE POSSIBLE BUT WHAT WILL IT ACHIEVE? Lyla Mehta Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex Adjunct Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences Wednesday, March 28, 2012 — 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Coach House, Green College, UBC Access to water and sanitation [...]
The Program on Water Governance is collaborating with a number of organizations to organize public events in Vancouver to celebrate UN World Water Day 2012. Click on the links below for further information, or contact Gemma Dunn (email@example.com). March 6th – 14th: “ (Gallery Concourse, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Granville Island) An [...]
One exhibition and three events about globalization and migration along the Yangtze River in China. Exhibit, Reframing Waterscapes: March 15th-May 18th, 2012 Lobby Gallery, Liu Institute for Global Issues Opening night reception: March 15th, 4-6pm: Introduction to exhibit by Waterscapes research team (Gu Xiong, Chris Lee and Jennifer Chun) Film screening: “A Moth in Spring” [...]
The finale to our four-year Water Security project was a series of events connected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, February 16-20, 2012. For more information click here.
On the 17th February 2012, the University of British Columbia’s Program on Water Governance held a panel event exploring Water Security in Canada. Water is arguably our most critical resource. But how secure is Canada’s water? What are the greatest threats we face? And what should be our priorities for management and conservation? Invited experts [...]