Dept. of Political Science
December 12, 2014
Forty-three students went missing in Mexico in September. UBC political scientist Agustin Goenaga discusses the implications of their disappearance.
October 27, 2014
A UBC expert comments on NIMBYism, poor voter turnout and more leading up to Vancouver and Toronto elections.
October 21, 2014
A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.
October 1, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on the so-called “Umbrella Revolution” as Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests continue.
September 25, 2014
A UBC expert on Brazil’s upcoming presidential election.
September 23, 2014
UBC experts are on hand to discuss ISIS and Canada’s role in the U.S.-led coalition to tackle Islamic extremism.
September 17, 2014
On Thursday, September 18, voters will decide whether Scotland should separate from the United Kingdom and become an independent country. UBC scholars are available to discuss the implications of the Scottish vote.
September 11, 2014
A UBC expert comments on whether voters will say ‘Aye’ or ‘Nae’ to independence in this month’s Scotland referendum.
August 26, 2014
The UBC Intercultural Alliance connects different student cultural groups.
July 15, 2014
Could World Cup protests and a devastating semifinal loss affect Brazil’s upcoming presidential election?
June 2, 2014
President Barack Obama is expected to unveil today a significant climate change plan to cut carbon pollution in the U.S.
Media Release | May 27, 2014
UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.
May 12, 2014
UBC scholars are available for media analysis of recent election results in Ukraine.
Media Release | May 6, 2014
With Ontario voters heading to the polls next month and uncertainty surrounding Toronto’s City Hall, the University of British Columbia is expanding its bootcamp for aspiring politicians to that province this summer.
April 30, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Professors are crafting new approaches to courses across UBC campuses and students are taking notice.
April 24, 2014
Approximately 800 million people in India are electing new leaders. UBC’s Anjali Thomas Bohlken discusses the major political and logistical issues behind the world’s largest election.
March 17, 2014
UBC researchers are available to comment on the escalating crisis in Crimea, from geopolitics to Canada’s response.
February 25, 2014
UBC Political Scientist Arjun Chowdhury explores the fight for democracy in Ukraine, Thailand and Egypt.
February 24, 2014
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on the escalating crisis in Ukraine.
February 19, 2014
Canada is polarizing – and it’s because of the parties UBC’s Richard Johnston details Canada’s shifting politics in the Washington Post. Read more…