Past Events

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 […]

Art Systems: Brazil and the 1970s

Art Systems: Brazil and the 1970s

Art Systems: Brazil and the 1970s – Elena Shtromberg November 14, 2019 12:30-2:00pm Liu Institute for Global Issues, Room xʷθəθiqətəm (Place of Many Trees) All welcome Co-sponsors Hispanic Research Seminar, AHVA and SFU School of Interactive Arts and Technology From currency and maps to heavily censored newspapers and television programming, Art Systems explores visual forms […]

Video Art in Latin America Screening

Video Art in Latin America Screening

November 13, 2019 5:00-6:30pm Liu Institute for Global Issues, Case Room All welcome Co-sponsors Hispanic Research Seminar, AHVA and SFU School of Interactive Arts and Technology Video Art in Latin America is a project co-curated by Elena Shtromberg and Glenn Phillips, in conjunction with the Getty Research Institute. The full program, comprising more than 60 […]

Book Launch: “Women Made Visible: Feminist Art and Media in Post-1968 Mexico”

Book Launch: “Women Made Visible: Feminist Art and Media in Post-1968 Mexico”

Book Launch: “Women Made Visible: Feminist Art and Media in Post-1968 Mexico” by Gabriela Aceves-Sepúlveda November 6, 2019 4:00-5:30pm Ponderosa Annex E, Room 121 All welcome Co-sponsor Hispanic Research Seminar With Anna Casas, Bill French, Lorenia Salgado, and Alessandra Santos. Author Dr. Gabriela Aceves-Sepúlveda is Assistant Professor at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology […]

Democracy in Brazil Today: Round Table

Democracy in Brazil Today: Round Table

Democracy in Brazil Today: Round Table November 1, 2019 2:00-4:00pm Liu Institute for Global Issues, Room xʷθəθiqətəm (Place of Many Trees) All welcome Co-sponsor Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (School of Public Policy and Global Affairs) Given the drastic and rapid political, social, economic and environmental changes occurring in Brazil today, we will […]