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UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 10 | Aug. 1 , 2002

Vancouver Institute Program

UBC's popular Vancouver Institute Program gets underway again this fall with a presentation from the Hon. Thomas Berger on September 28. Berger served on the Supreme Court of BC for 12 years and is a former MP and MLA for the riding of Vancouver-Burrard.

Other speakers include Prof. James Guillet of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto who will speak on Plastics, Energy and the Ecology on October 26 and Prof. Peter Burns from UBC's Faculty of Law who chairs the UN Organization Committee Against Torture and will speak on The UN Committee Against Torture: From Pinochet to a Borderless World.

Later in the fall, Prof. Shelley Waschsmann of the Department of Biblical Archaeology at Texas A&M University will lecture on November 9. Daniel Snowman, a writer, lecturer and broadcaster from London, England will speak on Hitler's Émigrés: The Cultural Impact on Britain of Refugees from Nazism on November 16.

For more information and a full schedule please call 604-822-5675.


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