Mobile Opera and Discussion: The Refugee Crisis in Global Perspective
Asha Kaushal, Peter A. Allard School of Law; Kirby Huminuik, Counselling Psychology, UBC
Piano Lounge, Green College, UBC
Tuesday, November, 5-6:30 pm
Green College Special Event
This Green College event is part of the multi-day symposium, Breaking the Cycle: Canada’s Refugee Record on the Global Stage, alongside an opera and an art exhibit titled The Consul in order to stimulate discussion on the various aspects of the global refugee crisis. Enjoy mobile opera performances by UBC's Opera Ensemble, followed by a discussion on “The Refugee Crisis in Global Perspective: Challenges in Canada and Abroad.” The UBC Opera Ensemble, the Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC Community Engagement, the Faculty of Arts, the Peter A. Allard School of Law, Green College, St. John’s College, Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC), and other partners have come together to host the program. Operatic performances will take place on campus and at community venues – adjoined by conversation featuring prominent academics, community leaders and impassioned advocates.
For more on the UBC Refugee Symposium and Opera, click here.
Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.
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Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1
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