A chance to mend China–Japan relations

Source: East Asia Forum
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Stephen Lewis asks tough questions about the end of AIDS in Africa

Source: Georgia Straight
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Missing and murdered aboriginal women: a ‘sociological phenomenon’ with a history

Source: iPolitics.ca
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These Elaborate Ball Gowns Were Inspired By Cancer Cells

Source: Buzz Feed
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The Wall Exchange
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The End of AIDS: Reality or Hyperbole

The Institute is pleased to host eminent speaker, diplomat and Canadian politician Stephen Lewis September 17, 2014, for his public lecture "The End of AIDS: Reality or Hyperbole", moderated by the Globe and Mail's André Picard.

For more informati...

Special Event
Monday, September 22, 2014

Thinking Differently About Pain

Drs. Chambers and Sullivan are on the UBC Vancouver campus Sept. 22nd to 26th as guests of Green College, speaking in several venues on the general theme, "Thinking Differently About Pain". 

At the Peter Wall Institute reception, Dr. Chambers wi...

French Scholars Series, Lectures in English by Notable French Academics
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sufism and Religious Boundaries in Contemporary Pakistan: Local Perspectives on Global Matters

This event has been postponed. Stay tuned - new date to be determined.

Dr. Rémy Delage

Centre d'études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Hosts: Dr. Sebastian Prange, Department of History, UBC

Sufism as a f...

Special Event
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Geographies of Belonging: An Exploration of Home and Hidden Histories

Belonging. We want to belong to each other and need
to feel a part of our communities. Yet, forced migration
and social isolation contribute to people losing their
sense of connection. How do Vancouverites re-imagine
their communities as place...
Wall Exchange

Stephen Lewis

The Wall Exchange with Stephen Lewis is postponed until September 17, 2014. All reserved tickets will be valid for September 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm. If you have already reserved a ticket and will be unable to attend on September 17, we ask that you please advise the Vogue Theatre box office by calling 604-569-1144. Read AIDS pandemic far from over in The Wall Papers.


Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar Opening

The Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar is a new campus haven serving UBC Faculty and staff. Enjoy premium self-serve salads, soups, stews and daily specials for lunch. Relax with colleagues in the afternoon over superb snacks, craft beers and wine. For more information, visit www.pwias.ubc.ca/ideas

The Wall Papers

The Water Issue

This issue highlights exciting new research on water at the Institute, from improving water quality on Aboriginal reserves in BC to assessing the impacts of climate change on ice sheet run-off. Read the issue now.


Geographical Imaginations

A blog on war, space and security by Dr. Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor.

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