Advocate or Activist: What is the best way to effect change?

From debates and lobbyists to boycotts and protesters, political action takes many forms. Is there a time and place for righteous indignation? Or is it more effective to engage in dialogue with those we oppose? Join fellow alumni, donors and friends and UBC President, Professor Stephen Toope as he moderates a panel of UBC and community experts who will explore the best way to bring about societal and political change.

2010-11 Event Series Sponsor:

TD Meloche Monnex


ModeratorStephen Toope, UBC President

PanelistJacqueline Kennelly, PhD’08, Assistant Professor, Carleton University Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Ronald Deibert, BA’88, PhD’95, Associate Professor, University of Toronto Department of Political Science


You can listen to a streaming recording of this event below. If you would like to subscribe to our podcast series or download this podcast for later listening, you can access it through iTunes U.

UBC Dialogues: Toronto was held on October 5, 2010 at 99 SUDBURY, Toronto.

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