Registration for Symposium “Scholarship in the Future University” on April 11 and 12, 2019 is open.
To mark and celebrate the establishment of the UBC Emeritus College, the Governing Council is pleased to announce
a 1-1/2 interdisciplinary symposium “Scholarship in the Future University” to be held at UBC’s Liu Centre on April 11 and 12, 2019.
Invited speakers and panellists will cover topics including the internationalization of university education; scholarship,
World University Rankings, and the changing nature of academic work; First Nations stories, history, and converging lines of evidence
about the past; scholarship in the age of populism and the era of “fake news”; interdisciplinary approaches to outer space studies;
scholarship in a federal system of higher education; universities and government.
Topping off the grand opening event will be a special reception at Sage Bistro, which will include a toast to the College
and a presentation of a commemorative charter for the College by President Ono.
More information on the program, speakers and registration is available at: https://emerituscollege.ubc.ca/symposium2019Please note: UBC Emeriti, friends and family can currently register. On March 5, registration will open for the general public.
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