Liu Institute for Global Issues
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|Liu Institute for Global Issues|
Coat of Arms
of the University of British Columbia
|Provost||Dr. David Farrar|
|Location||Vancouver, Kelowna & Great Northern Way Campus, British Columbia, Canada|
IAU, CIS, CWUAA, CUSID, AUFSC, Corpus Christi College (Vancouver)
The Liu Institute for Global Issues is an organization devoted to research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Named after Dr. Jieh Jow Liou, the Liu Institute conducts and facilitates research on global issues, mobilizing knowledge into solutions and policy. Its current focus is on advancing sustainability, security, and social justice.
Founded in 1998 by Professor Ivan Head and opened in 2000, the Institute acts as a hub for global research and emerging issues at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
The Institute hosts research networks and groups on: corporate social responsibility; global and transnational ethnographies; global health; international development; migration; transitional justice; affect, politics and theory; contemporary conflict; gender and sexuality in Latin America; geographies of governance, transnationalism, and inequality; policy issues around queer communities; and, the Philippine community in Canada.
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