Dressed to live

Source: Vancouver Sun
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VIDEO: Fashioning Cancer: Science and Art collide at the Porsche Centre Vancouver

Source: Vancouver Courier
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Allocation of Nortel's $7.3B of assets still divisive issue; 2 judges to decide

Source: Ottawa Business Journal
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Big trees bring out our inner tree hugger

Source: UBC News
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International Visiting Research Scholar talk
Friday, October 3, 2014

Culturally Sensitive Information and Communication Technology Impacting Citizen's Quality of Life: Supporting Changes for Innovation

Dr. Junia Anacleto
Associate Professor, Federal University of São Carlos
Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar at UBC


As Information and Communication Technology (ICT) permeates citizens’ interactions in modern c...

Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Book talk, Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction

Gastón Gordillo, Wall Scholar and UBC Professor of Anthropology
Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor and UBC Professor of Geography
Jon Beasley-Murray, UBC Associate Professor of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies

Book ab...

Wall Wednesday Afternoon Series
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Angry Eyes: Militarized Vision and Modern War

Speaker: Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor and UBC Professor of Geography

This event is part of a series of talks - the Wall Wednesday Afternoon Series. Attendees enjoy 15% off any purchase in the Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar immediatel...

International Research Roundtable public event
Friday, October 17, 2014

Bigs Gods, Cooperation and the Emergence of Large-Scale Societies

Recent scholarship in the cognitive science of religion, social psychology and anthropology has advanced the hypothesis that the development of large-scale, complex societies has been dependent upon the development of a package of religious belief...

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Wall Exchange

AIDS pandemic far from over, global response not yet a success: Stephen Lewis

Read more in The Wall Papers hereStephen Lewis recently spoke at the Wall Exchange, moderated by The Globe and Mail's André Picard. A podcast and video recording of the event will soon be available online

Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar

Wall Wednesdays

Join the Institute for the Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series - a series of afternoon talks held every other Wednesday in the Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Attendees receive 15% off their first purcahse immediately after the talk.


Seeing through the Big Bang to another world?

Sir Roger Penrose of the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University discusses one of the great questions of our time is - how did the universe begin? Listen to a podcast from the Peter Wall Exploratory Workshop public event here


Am I My Brain?

Holding a worldview which situates the brain as the key organ that provides meaning to our lives is often termed neuroessentialism: the notion that we are our brains. Discover more in this video from a Peter Wall International Research Roundtable public event.


Geographical Imaginations

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

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