News & events

Bauhaus, Design and the Livable Anthropocene

As part of the Centennial Anniversary of the Weimar Bauhaus, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany and Thomas Heyd, Ph.D. of the University of Victoria’s Philosophy Department present architectural images by Berlin photographer Jean Molinar. These photographs display the various facets of Modernist Architecture from Germany and from around the world.

Community-University Engagement in Canada and the UK, a presentation by David Wolff

On Friday, May 22nd, from 12:30 to 2, David Wolff (Community-University Partnership Program Executive Director, University of Brighton) will be delivering a presentation on community-university engagement in Canada and the UK. This event is co-sponsored by the EUCE at UVic, and the Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community University Engagement.

A conversation with Glyn Ford

On April 16th, 2015, Glyn Ford will giving a talk entitled "How Can the European Left Deal with the Threat Posed by Xenophobia?", which will address the rise of xenophobia and racism in the EU. The talk is part of the 2015 UVic City Talks, and will take place at the Legacy Art Gallery (630 Yates st). Doors open at 7pm, and Glyn Ford will speak at 7:30pm. Mr. Ford will also speak at UVic at 11:30am.

The 2015 City Talks presents "Welcome"

On February 19th, the European Union Centre of Excellence and the UVic Committee for Urban Studies are sponsoring a showing of "Welcome", a film by Philippe Lioret, as part of the 2015 UVic City Talks. The event will start at 7pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm. It will take place at the Open Space Gallery (510 Fort street). This multi award-winning new film is a compassionate and inspiring drama about the hope of new beginnings and the power of true love, centred on two couples contending with issues of separation and dislocation.

Graduate student internship opportunity

The EUCAnet project at UVic invites applications for a graduate student internship. The internship is sponsored by the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, a project that involves a consortium of Canadian universities to develop academic networks and programs to disseminate research findings to practitioners and civil society in the fields of EU/contemporary European studies and Europe-Canada relations. This initiative is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) under the Strategic Knowledge Clusters program.

EU-Canada Workshops on social policy

The University of Victoria EU-Canada workshop series- opening up canadian federalism the european way In the spring of 2014 the University of Victoria (UVic) European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) and the Department of Political Science ran a series of six workshops across Canada to disseminate and discuss the findings of a three year research project comparing Canadian and European Union (EU) approaches to governing social policy. The workshops were held in Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax. Many scholars with different expertises, comparing various social policies of Canada and the EU. The lead organizers from UVic were Dr. Amy Verdun and Dr. Donna Wood, both from the Department of Political Science.

Two UVic professors involved in “The Future of Holocaust Memorialization" conference, June 10-11 2014

"The Future of Holocaust Memoralization", on June 10-11, 2014, was organized by CEU, the University of Victoria and the Tom Lantos Institute.The event was part of CEU's continued public discussion of the Holocaust with the aim of preserving and honoring the historical truth.

Discrete Math Seminar: The number of distinct eigenvalues realized by a symmetric matrix with a given graph

Speaker: Shahla Nasserasr, Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Clearihue C111
Event type: Discrete math seminar

NFRF Exploration Grants

NFRF Exploration Grantsprovide up to $250,000 over 2 years to support novelinterdisciplinary research collaborations between the PI and one or more researchers, practitioners, policymakers, educators, decision-makers, healthcare administrators, Indigenous Elders, IndigenousKnowledge Keepers, patients, community leaders, individuals working for a charity, and/or a range of other individuals. A proportion of awards equal to the proportion of applications submitted thatare led by early career researcherswill be reserved for these researchers. Thissession will provide an overview of the application process and what types of projects and teams are appropriate. Plus lots of time for Q&A.

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Catholic Campus Mass

Please come and celebrate the source and summit of the Catholic faith. As Catholics, it is in the Eucharist, that we unite ourselves to Christ in which the mystery of salvation is accomplishedconcluding the 'sending forth' of the faithful. In this way believers fulfill God's will in their daily lives (CCC 1331, 1332).

The Witness Blanket Workshop

The objects in the Witness Blanket, a large-scale art installation by Carey Newman, symbolize memories andexperiences. These objects that have been gathered from across Canada from Indian Residential Schools, government buildings, and churches. Many of us know a little bit about Indian ResidentialSchools, and how they contributed to cultural genocide for Indigenous Peoples in Canada…but how might we go beyond the facts?

Heart-to-Heart Talks

Take time out of your busy schedule to join this online 1:1 program to explore and discuss what's important to you. Any topic can be discussed and conversation is withoutjudgement.

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