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