News

Ananya Roy's "Poverty Capital – Microfinance and the Making of Development" IKBLC Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted and co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, and the Liu Institute for Global Issues, Dr. Ananya Roy is Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning where she teaches in the fields of comparative urban studies and international development. The turn […]

Judy Fong-Bates' "Year of Finding Memory" IKBLC Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. In partnership with Random House Canada, UBC Community Partners for Learning, the Chinese Canadian Historical Society (CCHSBC), the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW), the North American Association of Asian Professionals (NAAAP), and ExplorAsian

Essentials of Tibetan Medical System and its role in Community Health Services IKBLC Webcast Online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program (CTSP)

UBC Library's strategic plan featured in CPSLD newsletter

UBC Library’s new strategic plan is featured in the latest issue of the newsletter from the CPSLD – the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors. You can view the article here – it appears on page 23 of the newsletter.

Involving Minority Groups in Building Global Communities IKBLC Webcast

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Africa Awareness Initiative as part of African Awareness Week.

BC Books Online garners strong media coverage

BC Books Online, a project that is supported by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and UBC Library, is featured in the online publication The Tyee. You can view the article here. BC Books Online is also featured in the Globe and Mail, the Nanaimo News Bulletin, the Harbour City Star, the Ladysmith Chronicle and the […]

An exhibition of the drawings from the Reena Virk Trials at the IKBLC Gallery

Through the interpretations of her art, this Gallery art exhibition will explore Heather’s approach of being artist rather than journalist.

Japan and the Special Olympics IKBLC Webcast

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Sociology and Anthropology departments at UBC, Dr. Millie Creighton, who discusses the Winter Olympics–as occurring in Vancouver, Canada in 2010, and the 2008 election of Barack Obama–as President of the United States, reflect globalizing insights on movements surrounding minorities and marginalization in […]

Alumni Weekend Live Webcasts at IKBLC

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is pleased to announce the live webcasting of selected events that will take place in the building’s Victoria Learning Theatre as part of UBC Alumni Weekend.

Connects – Annual Report 2009/10

The spring 2010 issue of Connects, the newsletter of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is now available. This issue serves as the Learning Centre’s 2009/10 Annual Report. You can view the issue at Connects – Annual Report 2009/10.

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