19. March 2018 - 9:00 till 17:00
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Responsibility: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference | Leon & Thea Koerner Fndtn | Monday, 19. March 2018

How do we understand responsibility for each other, for the planet, for our research, for UBC, and beyond? The topic is meant to be inclusive of all issues regarding responsibility, including a critique the concept itself.

Date: Monday, March 19th, 2018
Location: Thea’s Lounge, Graduate Student Society, 6371 Crescent Road

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Walter Kohan & Dr. Paul Russell

Submission Deadline for Abstracts: November 20th, 2017
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This conference is organized by the UBC Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program and interdisciplinary, experimental, and innovative research and presentation styles are highly encouraged.

We acknowledge that this event is taking place on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

Event is free, but registration is required. Register here:

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  • Thank you for submitting your abstracts to this year's Nexus ISGP Conference! Stay tuned for updates!
  • Tomorrow is the deadline to submit an abstract for the 2018 ISGP Conference! Learn more at our website.
  • Deadline is November 20th! Tag someone who thinks about responsibility and learn more at our website: http://isgp.ubc.ca/events/nexus-interdisciplinary-studies-graduate-conference/
  • If you're looking for experience on a review committee, we are still looking for some people to join the team and review abstracts in early December. Those interested should email nexus.isgp@gmail.com with their name, program, and contact information to learn more.
  • The deadline to submit abstracts is November 20th! Learn more at http://isgp.ubc.ca/events/nexus-interdisciplinary-studies-graduate-conference/