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UBC Students to Participate in Summer Internships throughout Europe

This year, the Institute for European Studies (IES) is proud to announce that eight exceptional students from the Political Science and International Relations programs have been selected to participate in a variety of internships in Europe for the Summer of 2013.

They will be starting their internships following the completion of the European Union Study Tour, also organized through the IES and its partnerships.

Symposium Video - The Elysée Treaty: 50 Years of French-German Partnership

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty between France and Germany, the Institute for European Studies at the University of British Columbia, in partnership with the Consulate generals of France and Germany in Vancouver, organized the international symposium: The Elysée Treaty: 50 Years of French-German Partnership. What Does it Mean to Europe?

 

 

Strong Democracies, Smart Cities? Swiss & Canadian Experiences

Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April, 2013 - 14:00 - 20:00

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Public Symposium

5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Pre-Reception Debate

7:00 p.m –8:00 p.m.: Reception

International Workshop: Capitalism, Inequality and Democracy

Date: 
Friday, 12 April, 2013 - 18:00 - Saturday, 13 April, 2013 - 17:00

For a very long time inequality, income and wealth disparity have been on the rise, not only in Canada but around the world. Join us as our invited experts discuss the causes behind this unfortunate reality as well as its implications for political democracy and the interplay between market and state.

Please RSVP here.

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