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The Interregnum: A major shift in world order

September 21, 2022 @ 4pm
Abbotsford B101

Guest speaker, Dr. Andy Knight, focuses on the major shift in world order, which is occuring at this very moment, in our lifetime.

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Conflict between Russia and Ukraine

UFV faculty from a variety of disciplines and research background share their insights on the Russia-Ukraine conflict. They discuss a wide variety of issues including historical Russia-Ukraine relations, humanitarianism and refugees, media and communication, militarization, racism, economic sanctions, cybersecurity, nuclear weapons, geopolitics, and international diplomacy.

Panelists: Edward Akuffo (Political Science), Scott Sheffield (History), Larissa Horne (History), Michael Batu (Economics), Rita Atake (Communications), Rashad Mamadov (Communications), and Sharanjit Sandhra (History)

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Gender Equality and Intersectional Climate Justice

To mark International Women's Day 2022, UFV Global Development Studies (GDS) and the School for Social Justice and Global Stewardship (SoJust) will host a virtual panel event, "Gender Equality and Intersectional Climate Justice," focusing on the need to apply a gender and intersectional lens to the impacts of climate change and climate action.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts and Diverse Responses

The Covid-19 global pandemic has affected societies and people in diverse and unpredictable ways. Join these experts as they discuss and answer questions on issues including; health equity, race and ethnicity, governance, food security, city policy, and international security.

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