What: Alterknowledge Discussion Series: What does it mean to be a global citizen?
When: Friday, January 10, 7 p.m.
Where: Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna
Admission: Free and open to the public
Undergraduate students from UBC’s Okanagan campus will present the primary findings of a collaborative research project analyzing the events associated with Global Citizen Kelowna’s Global Citizen Week.
Their presentation and a public discussion will be held Friday, January 10, at 7 p.m. at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna. Admission is free.
- How is the Global South represented in these events?
- Who can be a global citizen?
- How is global citizenship defined in terms of humanitarianism, and specifically providing aid or help?
- Are there other ways to conceive of global citizenship?
Discussion of the research report, as well as larger issues of global citizenship will be facilitated by David Jefferess, associate professor of Cultural Studies and English in the Department of Critical Studies.