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In the CBC’s Early Edition , MPPGA Professor Yves Tiberghien discusses the potential of China and Canada’s relationship and it’s impact on the US, following the new posting of Hon. John McCallum as Ambassador to China.
Featured in The Atlantic, MPPGA Assistant Professor Kai Ostwald provides a comparison of America’s rural voting power to that of Malaysia’s in 2013, where urban voters were unable to unseat the ruling party despite garnering the popular vote.
Having studied the region of Dolakha for years, Dr. Sara Shneiderman was featured in Catch News after speaking at Tribhuvan University’s second annual conference of the Central Department of Anthropology regarding the potential of disaster management for the gain of political power and legitimacy in Nepal.
Speaking to Roundhouse Radio’s Business in Vancouver, Dr. Yves Tiberghien surveys the new year’s political climate in the European Union as it tackles the question of Brexit, the unresolved Eurocrisis, immigration, CETA, and the French elections.
As global interest in Canada continues, and new voices from academia and politics emerge on social media, this year OpenCanada shines a light on 100 Canadian foreign policy Twitterati, including MPPGA and UBC Journalism professor Taylor Owen.
Dr. Rashid Sumaila has been appointed as a Hokkaido University Ambassador from 2016-2019. Dr. Sumaila has an international reputation in the economics, environmental and fisheries fields. He is at the forefront of producing knowledge and data about the status and trends in global fisheries.