Asia Research Briefs
The series was launched in April 2013 with Development Aid and the Rise of New Donors by Gregory Chin and Fahimul Quadir. The provide short summaries or perspectives based on research by YCAR Associates. Their purpose is to share insights from academic research with journalists, policy analysts, community leaders and interested members of the public.
Asia Colloquia Papers
The series was launched in September 2011 with 'Canada and China at 40' by Professor B. Michael Frolic. This Paper, and others in the series, are available at our Asia Colloquia Papers page.
Research Snapshots on Asia and Asian Diaspora
The initiative aims to make key research findings related to Asia and Asian Diaspora by York scholars available to non-academic audiences. The snapshot can be found on the Research Snapshots web page.
* Research Snapshots on Associates' Publications
* 2011 Associates' Publications
* 2010 Associates' Publications
* 2009 Associates' Publications
* Members' Publications in the Archive
* Proceedings from 'Political Change in China' conference
* Papers presented at 'Behind the Lines: Culture in Late Colonial Korea' international symposium
York Centre for Asian Research announces award winners (27 August 2012)
Four Japanese writers to read at launch of English edition of 'Monkey
Business' (6 September 2011)
York forges closer ties with Korea Foundation (15 July 2011)
Awards for Asian research help grad students do more fieldwork and study (11 July 2011)
York in the World: Political science professor heads to Korea (24 May 2011)
NSERC awards over $1 million to York-led research partnerships (21 January 2011)
York anthropologist explores Muslim diversity in new book (20 December 2010)
PhD researcher reveals truth behind deforestation in Laos (25 November 2010)
Glendon prof awarded three-year grant to study Japanese transmigration (19 November 2010)
York PhD student's musical compositions give modern twist to old story (18 November 2010)
Upcoming lecture looks at how Philippine migrants assimilate into the US (21 September 2010)
International symposium looks at writing of Chinese Canadians (22 July 2010)
Six students win awards for their research on Asia and Asian diaspora (4 June 2010)
Music prof's new book teaches the South Indian art of konnakkol (25 May 2010)
Author Wayson Choy to deliver Asian Heritage Month Lecture (19 May 2010)
Surveying Korean Transnationalism: The Toronto Korean Families Study (20 April 2010)
YCAR accepting applications for Global Initiatives Symposium in Taiwan (29 March 2010)
Interdisciplinary panel on China views distant past, present and future (5 March 2010)
Research project focuses on healing and cultural restoration (4 February 2010)
Sociology & geography prof to talk about forestry and political violence in Asia (18 January 2010)
Dance professor advises Ati-atihan celebration far from his native Philippines (8 January 2010)
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Canadian Council For Southeast Asian Studies Biennial Conference
Revisioning Southeast Asia: Conflicts, Connections, and Vulnerabilities
York University, Toronto, 14-16 October 2005
Publications for Sale
Profit, Victory & Sharpness - The Lees of Hong Kong This book consists of the biographies of Lee Hysan and his son Richard Charles Lee Ming Chak, written by Canadian Senator Vivienne Poy, devoted daughter of the latter. The Lees are one of the most eminent families in Hong Kong, distinguished by their phenomenal successes in business and no less by their public service. The book is part of the Hong Kong Life Stories No. 4 of the Canada and Hong Kong Project co-directed by Dr. Bernard Luk, York Professor of History, with YCAR and Hong Kong Institute of Education as co-publishers, Toronto and Hong Kong 2006. Copies of the book can be purchased through YCAR for CAD 20 (plus HST and shipping) ISBN 0-9736820-1-9. All proceeds from the sale of this publication go towards the Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award, which supports graduate student fieldwork in Asia.
Please visit the Publications Archive for a growing list of materials. The Centre is currently in the process of digitizing its Archives and those of its predecessor, the Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies.