Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 00:00

Sun, June 28, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, July 11, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence during the program or commute daily.

Recent failures and crises in the global financial system are often blamed on so-called rogues, the individuals or companies who manage to distort the financial system. Find out what rogue traders on Wall Street, and other economic rogues throughout history – including pirates, street gangs and the mafia – can tell us about how our global economic system works.

Who should take this course?
This course is ideal if you’re interested in history, economics or business.

Your instructor
SEBASTIAN PRANGE, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. His current research interests revolve around the development of Islam in monsoon Asia, the role of piracy and maritime violence, and the evolution of capitalism from a non-European perspective.

For more information, call 604-822-1444 or visit