Dept. of Political Science
Forty-three students went missing in Mexico in September. UBC political scientist Agustin Goenaga discusses the implications of their disappearance.
Dec 12, 2014
Vetting the municipal vote
A UBC expert comments on NIMBYism, poor voter turnout and more leading up to Vancouver and Toronto elections.
Oct 27, 2014
Canada joins the fight against ISIS
A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.
Oct 21, 2014
Experts to comment on Hong Kong protests
UBC experts are available to comment on the so-called “Umbrella Revolution” as Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests continue.
Oct 1, 2014
A Silva lining for Brazil’s presidency?
A UBC expert on Brazil’s upcoming presidential election.
Sep 25, 2014
Experts on Canada’s role in coalition against ISIS
UBC experts are on hand to discuss ISIS and Canada’s role in the U.S.-led coalition to tackle Islamic extremism.
Sep 23, 2014
Experts to comment on Scottish referendum
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.
Sep 17, 2014
A UBC expert comments on whether voters will say ‘Aye’ or ‘Nae’ to independence in this month’s Scotland referendum.
Sep 11, 2014
Culture club remix
The UBC Intercultural Alliance connects different student cultural groups.
Aug 26, 2014
Brazil’s political football
Could World Cup protests and a devastating semifinal loss affect Brazil’s upcoming presidential election?
Jul 15, 2014
Expert commentary: U.S. carbon plan announcement
President Barack Obama is expected to unveil today a significant climate change plan to cut carbon pollution in the U.S.
Jun 2, 2014
China’s Tiananmen Square, 25 years later: UBC experts comment
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 27, 2014
What’s next for Ukraine?
UBC scholars are available for media analysis of recent election results in Ukraine.
May 12, 2014
UBC bootcamp for future politicians expands to Ontario
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.
May 6, 2014
Moving beyond the ‘sage on the stage’
Professors are crafting new approaches to courses across UBC campuses and students are taking notice.
Apr 30, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Megasizing democracy – 814 million voters in India
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.
Apr 24, 2014
UBC experts on Crimea crisis
UBC researchers are available to comment on the escalating crisis in Crimea, from geopolitics to Canada’s response.
Mar 17, 2014
Democracy on shaky ground
UBC Political Scientist Arjun Chowdhury explores the fight for democracy in Ukraine, Thailand and Egypt.
Feb 25, 2014
UBC experts comment on Ukraine crisis
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on the escalating crisis in Ukraine.
Feb 24, 2014
Canada is polarizing–and it’s because of the parties
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…
Feb 19, 2014