ISSofBC provides a forum for thinkers and movers to explore issues and engage the community on a subject everyone has an opinion on.
For its launch, A CLOSER LOOK Speaker Series (2019) presents:
DOES IMMIGRATION MATTER?
Thursdays at 5:30 – 7:00pm
Join us in person at ISSofBC Welcome Centre – 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver.
Douglas Todd – “Is Unity Possible in a Metropolis of Enclaves?”
A multi-awarded Vancouver Sun columnist, author, thinker and sought-after speaker on migration and related issues.
Event is over– View a recorded version of the livestream
Catherine Dauvergne – “Compassion, Law, and Why Refugee Claims Matter”
Dean of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC and respected author and researcher of refugee, Immigration and citizenship law.
Shachi Kurl – “I Know What You Think About Immigration!”
Angus Reid Institute’s executive director and public policy expert who takes a “kitchen table” approach to discussing big, complicated topics.
- Dr. Kathy Sherrell, Associate Director- Settlement Services, ISSofBC (Sept. 26)
- Dr. Erin Goheen Glanville, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, SFU (Oct. 24)
- Dr. Henry Yu, Principal, St. John’s College, UBC, and Associate Professor of History, UBC (Nov. 14)
After each speaker session and moderated discussion, join us for light refreshments and networking. This event is free.
ISSofBC Welcome Centre