University of British Columbia

The Story of Big History

Date: 
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 4:00pm
Ian Hesketh (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland) presenting a UBC STS talk

Ian Hesketh (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland) will be speaking on:
"The Story of Big History"
Thursday, November 27th, 4:00-5:30pm in Buchanan Tower 1197.

The UBC Node is pleased to support this event.

Abstract:

Lochlann Jain - Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Date: 
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014, 5:00pm
Lochlann Jain, Stanford University on Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Lochlann Jain, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 5 PM in the Green College Coach House.

A part of the UBC STS lecture series

Poster here.

Dark Matters II: Science and the Cold War in a Decolonizing World

Date: 
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014, 8:30am - Sat., Sep. 6, 2014, 5:00pm
Sept 5+6: Workshop exploring the place of science and technology in international affairs amid the transformative pressures of both decolonization and the cold war.

Dark Matters II: Science and the Cold War in a Decolonizing World
Sept. 5-6 2014

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China

Date: 
Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, 5:00pm - , 6:30pm
Yu Li Wu (Research Centre for East Asian Sciences and Traditions in Medicine, University of Westminster) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China
YI-LI WU, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR EAST ASIAN SCIENCES AND TRADITIONS IN MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER
Thurs. April 3, 2014, 5PM
Green College, Coach House, UBC

Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change

Date: 
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 4:00pm
Matthew Nisbet (School of Communication at American University) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Professor Matthew Nisbet of the School of Communication at American University will present "Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change" on Thursday, March 27 from 4:00-5:30 pm in Buchanan Tower 1197.

Malthus or Mutualism? A Reassessment of the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England

Date: 
Thu., Mar. 13, 2014, 5:00pm
Piers Hale (University of Oklahoma) speaks as part of the UBC STS series.

Malthus or Mutualism? A Reassessment of the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England
Piers Hale, Deparrment of History of Science, University of Oklahoma
Th. March 13 5pm
Coach House, Green College