Upcoming Webinars

More webinars are currently in development – check back soon!

If you would like to propose topics or speakers for future webinars, please write to the Office of the Provost, to Raina Reddecliff (raina.reddecliff@ubc.ca). In your email please include the proposed topic area and proposed speakers.


Past Webinars

Over the past year, the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic has hosted many webinars and online events. We are dedicated to providing space for important conversations to continue virtually and invite you to take a look back at past events.

National Indigenous History Month 2021Indigenous history month

Watch recordings of events in support of National Indigenous History Month, including The Importance of Embedding Indigenous History in Courses and Curriculum Across the Disciplines and Reflections on National Indigenous History Month.


asian heritage month

Watch event recordings from the first-ever Asian Heritage Month at UBC Okanagan, inspired by our students.



Panelists Dr. Jane Philpott and Dr. Jason Pennington led a dynamic discussion on the importance of STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada, followed by a Q&A moderated by Ian Foulds.

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In part three of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on the Perspectives of Black Scientists and Science and Systemic Racism.

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Reimaging Economic Development Futures

This webinar will bring together invited speakers to reflect on these questions in three very different contexts, from Europe, North America and South America.

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Indigenous perspectives, science and systemic racism

In part two of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on Indigenous Perspectives and Science and Systemic Racism.

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Using data to advance human rights

In this webinar, panelists, including the B.C. Human Rights Commissioner, led a discussion on the Disaggregated demographic data collection in British Columbia: The grandmother perspective report.

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science and systemic racism

In part one of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on institutional responses to systemic racism in science.

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The potential for black studies programs in Canada

This talk considers the possibilities for the creation of Black Studies programs in Canada that reflect Canada’s unique position as a site of global Black diasporas, as well as historic Black communities going back 300 years.

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you’re not crazy, you’re not wrong

For some—specifically students, faculty, and staff of colour—the campus is a contradictory space, where tolerance is promised but not always delivered, and where the ugly realities of everyday non-campus life are also a significant part of the university experience.

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different together

On June 11th, 2020 the UBC community joined together for a conversation inspired by the global anti-racism protests and BC’s #DifferentTogether pledge

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Town hall recordings

Find more information and past recordings of town halls for faculty, staff and students on the Community Connection page.

Community Connection