Events

Community Based Research and Water Workshop, May 16th

Posted on: April 27th, 2016

The Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES–UBC), the Program on Water Governance (UBC) and the UNESCO Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education (UVic) are pleased to invite you to the workshop Community Based Research and Water on May 16 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. The event […]

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Upcoming Event: UBC Water Workshop

Posted on: February 29th, 2016

Water Ways: Understanding the Past, Navigating the Future March 9-10, 2016 Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre This workshop is intended to bring together leading water experts from UBC and the global academe to share knowledge and advance emerging ideas. The workshop aims to connect the diverse community of water researchers at UBC across multiple disciplines. […]

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People of the Land: Dialogue series with the Mapuche Territorial Alliance

Posted on: September 22nd, 2015

September 22-23, 2015 UBC | Unceded Coast Salish Territory People of the Land: Dialogue series with the Mapuche Territorial Alliance will bring together two Indigenous leaders from the Mapuche Nation –Alberto Curamil and Miguel Melin– with Indigenous activists and scholars from North America to exchange ideas and share experiences about land recuperation, opposition to extractive […]

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Talk by Dr Trevor Birkenholtz

Posted on: March 10th, 2015

Dr. Trevor Birkenholtz is visiting UBC this week (March 10-13, 2015). His visit is co-hosted by the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice (GRSJ) and Environment & Development: Gender, Equity, Sustainability (EDGES). On Wednesday March 11 Dr. Birkenholtz is giving a talk titled ‘Water, Women and Rights: Rural Water Supplies, Drip Irrigation, and […]

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Special sessions on Water Governance at CAG2015

Posted on: January 11th, 2015

This year the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual General Meeting is being held in Vancouver at Simon Fraser University on June 1-5. Members of the Program on Water Governance are organizing two special sessions, titled ‘Resilience and Water Governance’ and ‘Water Science and Policy in Canada’. Lucy Rodina and Sameer Shah are organizing a special […]

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Okanagan Water and Biodiversity Forum 2014

Posted on: September 10th, 2014

The 2014 Okanagan Water & Biodiversity Forum is being held on September 16th-17th in Kelowna. The forum will feature presentations and panel discussions by more than 40 leading-edge experts from UBC’s Okanagan and Vancouver campuses, international and national organizations, and three levels of government. Researchers will share world-class research, build valuable partnerships, and create actionable solutions […]

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Public Talk: What is ‘Healthy’ Water? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Water Security

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

Please join us for a public talk titled “What is ‘Healthy’ Water? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Water Security” from 5:00 to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the UBC Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.  More information is available here.

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UBC Student Competition: ARTS-BASED CONCEPTIONS OF WATER

Posted on: March 14th, 2013

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 […]

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CWRA, BC Branch Conference

Posted on: March 7th, 2013

March 7, 2013.  Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch. Vancouver, BC The BC Branch of the Canadian Water Resources Association held a special session at their annual conference that highlighted the forthcoming book, Water without Borders? Canada, the U.S. and Shared Waters (University of Toronto Press). Presenting at the conference included, Dr. Emma S. Norman  who provided an overview of […]

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PWIAS UBC Student Competition

Posted on: March 5th, 2013

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies is running a student competition for arts-based presentations of still images/works or performance/video pieces of 4 to 10 minutes on the topic of water (“the piece”). • Deadline for proposal or design concept of the arts-based piece: 4:00 pm, April 1, 2013, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, […]

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