News & events

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.

Reserve Reading Room Relaxation Activity & Ocean Themed Listening Station

Like puzzles? Like music? Need a break? Join us to celebrate Science Literacy Week. Inour newly renovated Reserve Reading Room, come and help us celebrate science and oceans research in Canada for Science Literacy Week 2019.

Science Literacy Week: Book & Digital Displays

Walk through the library and explore the world of ocean science in books and on our digital displays.

Exhibit: Ocean Myths and Realities: From Folklore to Facts

In celebration of Science Literacy Week, Special Collections and University Archivesshowcases its collection related to this year's theme: oceans.

Marine Mammal & Underwater Soundscapes Listening Station

The UVic Libraries Music & Media Unit is hosting a "media & sound" oceanacoustics exhibit. Browse a selection of ocean themed videos and CDs. An " Ocean Acoustics Listening Station" will provide listening access to two Soundcloud Collections.

Exhibit: Ocean Dwellers in 3D: A Collaboration of the UVic Libraries Digitization Unit & the UVic Anthropology Department’s Zooarchaeology Collection

The UVic Libraries Digitization Centre has 3D imaged a number of marine skeletalspecimens from the Anthropology Department's Zooarchaeology Collection.

Disability Sport and Public History Making in the Digital Age

Public Lecture

Presenter: Dr. Murray Phillips

The University of Queensland

Anthropology Colloquium

"Making [Digital] Heritage in Banda:" Photos as Affordances in Community-engaged Memory Work

Dr. Ann Stahl

Professor, Department of Anthropology

University of Victoria