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Alberto Olvera: Crisis of representation

Alberto Olvera – Crisis of representation, deficits in stateness, and regime crises in Latin America: the case of Mexico When: October 12, from 12:30 – 2:00 pm Where: Buchanan B315 RSVP to Max.Cameron@ubc.ca You are welcome to attend a lecture by a distinguished colleague from Mexico, Alberto Olvera, from the Universidad Veracruzana, who will be […]

William Bianco: Unified Government Without Governance under the Trump Presidency

William Bianco: Unified Government Without Governance under the Trump Presidency

August 2nd – RSVP here! Talk by William Bianco (Indiana University)

Electoral Reform: Lessons Learned

Electoral Reform: Lessons Learned

UBC issues report on Electoral Reform

Resources: Electoral Reform in Canada

Resources: Electoral Reform in Canada

For resources on electoral reform & information on our conference “Electoral Reform in Canada” hosted by CSDI, held June 27th, 2016.

Press Release: UBC offers boot camp for aspiring politicians
Practical Wisdom Series – Spring 2017

Practical Wisdom Series – Spring 2017

See event details & participant bios.

Summer Institute for Future Legislators 2017

Summer Institute for Future Legislators 2017

July – August 2017, apply now! Thanks to generous funding from the Vancouver Foundation, scholarships are available.

Participedia Workshop: June 6-9th, 2016

Participedia Workshop: June 6-9th, 2016

On June 6th – 9th, 2016 researchers and practitioners from around the world gathered at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver for the first large-scale meeting of the Participedia project. Project partners who have been working together for over a year via email and Skype will come together to share knowledge and resources as they […]

Dr. Cameron: On Money & Politics in BC

Maxwell A. Cameron: A majority of people in B.C. think their government is essentially an oligarchy. This needs to change Maxwell A. Cameron, National Post | May 24, 2016 9:56 AM ET Click here to read the full article in the National Post. Is British Columbia a democracy in which citizens are governed for the good […]

Press Release: UBC bootcamp for future politicians focuses on electoral reform