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COP27: Critically-Engaged Voices

PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

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2022-23 Catalyst Program

The Catalyst Program connects scholars, students, artists, disciplines, sectors and communities to activate new ways of knowing and acting together to address the urgency, scale and complexity of the climate and biodiversity crises and movements for climate justice.

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On Feeling and Knowing: Radical Conversations about Teaching and Learning

How do you engage with students who feel shocked, guilty, embarrassed, upset, angry, or grief-stricken? How do you harness feelings of wonder, generosity, compassion, and inspiration?” These candid conversations with seasoned educators working at the creative frontiers of their disciplines are a resource for educators seeking to expand and deepen their teaching practice.

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The Wall Exchange

The Wall Exchange is a free community event that brings experts from diverse fields to Vancouver to discuss issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is typically held twice per year in the spring and fall at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

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Video: Kathryn Harrison on Political Obstacles and Opportunities for Canadian Climate Policy

The Wall Catalyst Emeriti cohort meet monthly to share research experience and engage with guest lecturers on the topic of the “Climate and Nature Emergency”. Their first guest on September 22 was Kathryn Harrison, Professor of Political Science, UBC and COP26 (Conference of the Parties) delegate in Glasgow, 2021. Abstract…

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Video: Decolonizing Climate Coloniality

September 27, 2022: A public talk by Dr. Farhana Sultana presented by The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, The Centre for Climate Justice and The Centre for India and South Asia Research. Colonialism haunts the past, present, and future through climate. Legacies of imperial violence live on not only…

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Turning Points: Donald

Donald’s past experiences with violence, the justice system and addiction were all lessons that got him to where he is today. He reflects on being a father and channelling his experiences through poetry—both of which were crucial steps towards his own healing. “Nobody ever asked me what…

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Turning Points: Eric

Eric Wardell has been trying to piece together his own history for many years. He was taken from his parents at just three weeks old, in what is known as the “Sixties Scoop.” Eric also has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder, and has been in and out of jail. His…

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On Feeling and Knowing Ep 1: Jasmine Harris

Dr. Jasmine Harris is an Associate Professor and Director of African-American Studies in the Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Texas, San Antonio. Her current work focuses on the impacts of racism and racial inequality on Black communities and individuals, particularly within predominantly…

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