What is the impact of the war in Ukraine?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has gripped the world’s attention. As global audiences continue to watch the crisis unfold, how does this war differ from regional conflicts in other parts of the world? Furthermore, how does the global reaction to this particular crisis compare to others? To explore these issues, UBC experts discuss the geopolitical and economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war, as well as examine the inequities in the response from the global community. Learn how reactions to this conflict and its sanctions are impacting our world — and what the ripple effect might be upon future wars.

Presented in partnership with the UBC Faculty of Arts and the UBC Sauder School of Business.

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Dr. Kamal Al-Solaylee Professor and director of the UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media


  • Dr. James Brander – Asia Pacific Professor in International Business and Public Policy in the Strategy and Business Economics Division at the UBC Sauder School of Business
  • Dr. Arjun Chowdhury – Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia and author
  • Dr. Lisa Sundstrom – Professor of Political Science in the UBC Faculty of Arts and author


Recorded May 18, 2022.