Events

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.

  • Dr. Stephen Sheehi – “Refusing the colonial interjection: Dialogue as an extension of the Israeli apartheid system”

    Date: Jan 29th, 2020 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Stephen Sheehi Professor of Arabic Studies and Sultan Qaboos bin Said Chair of Middle East Studies, University of William and Mary   “Refusing the colonial interjection: Dialogue as an extension of the Israeli apartheid system” Co-sponsors: Art / Criticality / Theory (UBC); Institute for the Humanities (SFU) WHEN & WHERE January 29, 12-1pm 1099 Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, UBC RSVP All events are free and...

  • 2nd Annual Art + Memory + Justice Symposium

    Date: Jan 30th, 2020 4:00pm
    Venue: Liu Institute for Global Issues

    The Art + Memory + Justice Symposium is a student-led, interactive, conversational, and salon-style symposium showcasing the creative work of those engaged in the field of transformative memory and justice. Disclaimer: Please note that by registering via Eventbrite, your information will be stored on the Eventbrite server, which is located outside Canada. If you do not wish to use this service, please email Denali YoungWolfe at amj.symposium@gmail.com directly to register. Thank you. WHEN & WHERE January 30th,...

  • Dr. Amal Ghazal – “Minority status: Nationalism and Islamic reform in colonial Algeria”

    Date: Feb 12th, 2020 12:00pm
    Venue: Room 1099, Buchanan Tower

    The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Dr. Amal Ghazal Professor of History at Simon Fraser University and the Director of the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies   “Minority status: Nationalism and Islamic reform in colonial Algeria“ WHEN & WHERE February 12, 12-1pm 1099 Buchanan Tower 1873 East Mall, UBC RSVP All events are free and open to the public. RSVP’s are not required to attend, only encouraged. How did a Muslim community claim...

  • Queering Racial Capitalism: Visions of Transformative Justice

    Date: Apr 4th, 2020 9:00am
    Venue: Liu Institute for Global Issues

    The University of British Columbia Social Justice Institute Graduate Students Conference Queering Racial Capitalism: Visions of Transformative Justice Queering Racial Capitalism: Visions of Transformative Justice WHEN & WHERE April 4, 9am-9pm Liu Institute for Global Studies 6476 NW Marine Dr, UBC RSVP KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Chandan Reddy Associate Professor, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies University of Washington Capitalism has been racialized from its origins. Neoliberalism, the current stage of racial capitalism, has brought...

 

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