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Report: Canadian and European Approaches to 21st Policy Challenges
March 29, 2017
The following Canadian Europe Transatlantic Dialogue report, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and published at Carleton University, examines policy convergences and divergences between Canada and Europe. You can find the full 96 page report below: Canada-Europe-Transatlantic-Dialogue-Capstone-Report-March-2017

Brexit: The Irish Perspective
January 20, 2017
The UBC Political Science Department and UBC Institute of European Studies presents a talk by Ambassador Jim Kelly Embassy of Ireland | Canada, “Brexit: The Irish Perspective” Friday, February 24, 12:15 – 1:45pm Buchanan Penthouse, Lunch available at 12pm RSVP here Jim Kelly joined the Irish civil service initially in 1984, working first with the […]

Esteemed Professor Martin Roth Awarded Peter Wall Institute Visiting Professorship
January 20, 2017
Martin Roth, Professor of Cultural Politics and Cultural Management at the University of Dresden, has been awarded the distinguished visiting professorship from the Peter Wall Institute. Professor Roth holds the title of Professor of Cultural Politics and Cultural Management at the University of Dresden. From 2001 to 2011 he served as Director General of the Dresden State […]

UBC and Freie Universität Berlin Collaborative PhD Opportunity
January 20, 2017
University Alliance for Sustainability: Spring Campus 2017 “Societal Transformation to Sustainability: Universities as Pacesetters“ From March 27-31 Freie Universität will host the second Spring Campus event of the University Alliance for Sustainability on the topic “Societal Transformation to Sustainability: Universities as Pacesetters?” Following a whole institution approach, the Spring Campus brings together researchers, management staff, […]

Europe Under Stress: A discussion with Ambassador Lawrence Cannon
December 24, 2016
Europe Under Stress: A discussion with Ambassador Lawrence Cannon UBC Political Science Department seminar rom (Buchanan C403), 12:15 pm, Monday, January 9, 2017 What might the new year bring for Europe and the world? Are there reasons for optimism? What role might Canada play? Lawrence Cannon is currently Canada’s Ambassador to France, a position he […]