Southeast Asian Research at York | Events
2012.2013 Research Dissemination Activities
Diversity, Rights and Religion in Asia
Issues of cultural, gender and religious diversity, and the rights of minority groups, are prevalent concerns in many Asian societies, and among Asian ethnic communities around the world. In this series of seminars, the York Centre for Asian Research convenes a discussion that addresses issues from ethnic and religious minority rights in China and Burma, to religion and sexual identity in the Philippines, to cultural performance and Islamic identity in the United States. The seminar will include lecture presentations, documentary film showings, and a panel discussion.
Winter 2013 term
Urban Asia 2012.2013
A series of talks highlighting urban issues in China, Pakistan, India, Nepal and the Philippines. Co-presented by YCAR and the City Institute
Last Thursday of the month in the 2012.2013 academic year | 626 York Research Tower | Keele campus | York University
Human Rights in the Philippines: A Continuing Struggle
Marking the 40th anniversary of martial law, this panel features Filipino-Canadian community leaders who will tell their own stories of political imprisonment, and human rights activists who continue to advocate against abuses in the Philippines.
Tuesday. 16 October 2012 | 6 to 8pm | 280N York Lanes | York University
The New Burma? Religion, Democracy and the Rohingya
A Diversity, Rights and Religion in Asia panel discussion with Anwar S. Arkani (Founder and President, Rohingya Association of Canada), Kabita Chakraborty (York University) and Antoine Nouvet (University of Toronto)
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 | 4 to 6pm | Room 280A, Second Floor,. York Lanes | York University
Screening of the documentary by Patrick Alcedo (Dance). This event is part of the Diversity, Rights and Religion in Asia series.
Sunday 17 March 2013 from 2 to 4pm | Tuesday, 19 March 2013 from 4 to 6pm | Both screenings in McLean Studio, Studio F | Accolade East Bulding | York University
Disasters, Climate Risk, and Exclusionary Modernity in Manila
An Urban Asia Lecture series talk with Kenneth Cardenas, Department of Geography, York University
Thursday, 28 March 2013 | 12 to 2pm | 626 York Research Tower
Researching and Rethinking Asia
York Centre for Asian Research International Graduate Student Conference.
26-27 April 2013 | York University
Asian Futures, Old and New
Keynote Lecture for the YCAR International Graduate Student Conference, given by Tania Murray Li (University of Toronto)
Friday, 26 April 2013 | Glendon College campus, York University
2011.2012 Research Dissemination Activities
Several event were held in 2011.2012 on Southeast Asia. These are listed below. Please visit the Event Archive for more information on earlier events.
> Critical Political Ecologies: Shifting Contours of Environmental Knowledges and Governance
12-13 October 2011 | York University
> From Impunity to Accountability? The Khmer Rouge Tribunal photo exhibition
Exhibition curated by Carla Rose Shapiro, Research Fellow at the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto
The photos are now exhibited on the first floor, Scott Library, Keele campus until 15 February 2012.
The Exhibition is hosted at York University by York University Libraries.
> Contested Water Issues in the Mekong
Professor Xing Lu (Visiting Scholar, York Centre for Asian Research) will speak on the institutional aspects of water issues in the Mekong, and his own involvement in those institutions. He will also outline the research project he is working on during his time at York. Nga Dao (PhD Candidate, Geography) will comment on water management conflicts in Southeast Asia based on her work with Vietnamese organizations.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 | 2pm | 857 York Research Tower | York University