Due to current conditions with the COVID-19 outbreak, we are canceling all the events scheduled between March 16 and the end of the term. While the Public Health Agency of Canada continues to assess the risk as low for Canada, we seek to minimize transmission in the community by limiting close contact with others at this time.

For information on how UBC continues to monitor the development of the situation, including resources, click here.

The Social Justice Institute is eager to involve students, faculty, and members of the UBC and wider community in the research and teaching activities that we offer. Each year, the Institute hosts several scholarly and social events that we encourage anyone interested to attend. Past events can be viewed here.

  • Gestures in Worldmaking: Reinterpreting Catastrophe, Reimagining Futurities

    Date: Jul 9th, 2020 12:00pm

    Gestures in Worldmaking: Reinterpreting Catastrophe,  Reimagining Futurities  Struggles in place(s): Contagious traditions of resistance and solidarity. Co-moderated by David Ng and Maj Jensen This event is sponsored by UBC’s Social Justice Institute’s Critical Creative + Social Justice Research Network WHEN & WHERE July 9th, 12PM (PDT) Youtube Live link: TICKETS “Open Justice” ( is an exhibition that aims to constitute a textu(r)al, durational and  accessible documentation of a variety of practices nurtured by emerging ...


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