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February 2022

Past events

Workshop: Mental Health in Journalism (September 10, 2022)

Sat, September 10, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT On September 10th, Spheres Of Influence is hosting an online workshop on mental health in journalism, another widely overlooked and underreported issue in the field. The workshop will feature Dr. Saranaz Barforoush, a journalist and an assistant professor of teaching at UBC School of Journalism,…

Indigenous Art and Resistance in the Climate Crisis (Jan 27)

On January 27th, from 5:00-6:30 pm, Spheres of Influence is hosting a virtual art gallery and panel discussion called Indigenous Art and Resistance in the Climate Crisis. In this event, we will be featuring the works of some incredible Indigenous artists from across the globe: Mariyeh Mushtaq, Lee Gavin, Elizabeth Swanson Andi, and Jearica Fountain,…

Media Representations of Palestine (Aug 5)

Spheres of Influence is partnering with the UBC Middle East Studies Students Association and UBC Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights to host the event Media Representations of Palestine. The event will take place on August 5th, 2021 from 5-6 pm PDT on Zoom. To attend, you must register ahead of time on Eventbrite. Tickets are…

EVENT RECAP: Censorship and Silence: A Conversation on the Uyghurs

Disclaimer: While the panelists mostly mentioned the Uyghur people by name, they as well as Spheres of Influence and UBC International Relations Students Association recognize the oppression of other minorities in the region, including the Kazakh, Kygyz, and Hui, among others.  On March 24th, 2021, Spheres of Influence and the UBC International Relations Student Association…