Past Events

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Round table Zoom discussion Thursday, November 25, 2021 – 3 to 4pm In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the UBC Latin American Studies program invites you to attend a Zoom round table discussion. Everyone is welcome to attend! […]

Latin America Roundtable Zoom discussion Wed. Oct. 20, 2021 – 4 to 5pm

Latin America Roundtable Zoom discussion Wed. Oct. 20, 2021 – 4 to 5pm

In commemoration of Latin American Heritage month, the UBC Latin American Studies program invites you to attend a Zoom roundtable discussion about pressing issues in Latin America today. Everyone is welcome to attend! Please RSVP here for Zoom link Participants: Jon Beasley-Murray (FHIS), Ben Bryce (History), Max Cameron (Political Science), Bill French (History), Ricardo García […]

What Latin American Heritage Month Means for Canada

What Latin American Heritage Month Means for Canada

What Latin American Heritage Month Means for Canada by Alessandra Santos, Chair of UBC Latin American Studies

Diana Taylor-Performance, Memory, Repair: Reflections on the Politics of Pandemics- Sept 22nd, 12-1pm on Zoom

Diana Taylor-Performance, Memory, Repair: Reflections on the Politics of Pandemics- Sept 22nd, 12-1pm on Zoom

The Social Justice Institute Noted Scholars Series presents: Diana Taylor Professor, New York University Performance, Memory, Repair: Reflections on the Politics of Pandemics” Co-sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Film, Latin American Studies, the Dean of Arts Office, and the Transformative Memory Network WHEN & WHERE September 22nd, 12-1pm on Zoom RSVP before September […]

Carmen Rodríguez Book Launch – Atacama Sept 11, 2021- 2pm- UBC Robson Square

Carmen Rodríguez Book Launch – Atacama Sept 11, 2021- 2pm- UBC Robson Square

UBC Latin American Studies presents: Carmen Rodríguez Book Launch – Atacama Saturday September 11, 2021- 2pm- UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, room C680-HSBC Hall Carmen Rodríguez’s new novel ATACAMA will be released by Fernwood-Roseway Publishing this September: https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/atacama People’s Co-op Bookstore will be selling books at the event, with signing, followed by reading accompanied […]

Days of the Whale: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Days of the Whale: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Days of the Whale: Film Screening & Panel Discussion with the Director Explore the relationship between street art and power in Colombia through a free virtual screening of Days of the Whale (Los días de la ballena), followed by a panel discussion with the director! Spanish for Community—a FHIS Community Engaged Learning initiative—invites you to […]

Mimi Sheller – Mobility Justice, Climate Migration and the Lessons of Pandemic (Im)mobilities

Mimi Sheller – Mobility Justice, Climate Migration and the Lessons of Pandemic (Im)mobilities

Mimi Sheller – Mobility Justice, Climate Migration and the Lessons of Pandemic (Im)mobilities – September 25th at 4pm (PDT) UBC Latin American Studies and the Mobilities Research Group invite you to a talk by Mimi Sheller Mobility Justice, Climate Migration and the Lessons of Pandemic (Im)mobilities Friday, September 25th at 4pm (PDT) Please RSVP here, […]

The Evolution of a Hybrid Regime in Chavista Venezuela: Between Authoritarianism and Democracy

The Evolution of a Hybrid Regime in Chavista Venezuela: Between Authoritarianism and Democracy

The seminar seeks to generate debate on the nature of chavismo in order to provide feedback to a new scholar from Brazil, Marsílea Gombata, who is writing up research based on field work in Venezuela.   February 5, 2020 12:15 – 1:45 pm Liu Institute for Global Issues – Boardroom #316   Marsílea Gombata PhD […]

Los adioses – Film Screening & Discussion

Los adioses – Film Screening & Discussion

Los adioses – Film Screening January 29, 2020 – 2:30pm – 4:30pm – Liu Institute   LOS ADIOSES – Film Screening & Discussion When: January 29th, 2020 Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues xʷθəθiqətəm (Place of Many Trees) Los adioses (2018), directed by Natalia Beristáin, tells the story of writer Rosario […]

Coup in Bolivia? What Next?

Coup in Bolivia? What Next?

UBC’s Latin American Studies Program presents a “Beyond the Headlines” forum. Context and informed analysis of current events. COUP IN BOLIVIA? WHAT NEXT? November 15, 2019, 11:00am-12:15pm Liu Institute for Global Issues, Room xʷθəθiqətəm (Place of Many Trees) With Max Cameron (UBC Political Science), Juan Felipe Hernández (UBC FHIS), Grace Jaramillo (UBC Political Science), Rodolfo […]