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Faculty Associate
Research Associate
Graduate Associate
Senior Research Associate
Postdoctoral Associate
Visiting Scholar
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Regional Focus (please check)

South Asia
Southeast Asia
East Asia
Asian Diaspora
All Asia

Country Focus (please check)

Bangladesh Burma Cambodia
Canada China Hong Kong
India Indonesia Japan
Korea Laos Malaysia
Nepal Pakistan Philippines
Singapore Sri Lanka Taiwan
Thailand Vietnam


Thematic Areas of Research (please check)

Arts/Media Business/Management Canada-China Relations
Civil Society Cultural Studies Diaspora
Economics Environment/Sustainable Development Ethnicity
Gender Governance History
Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Literature
NGOs/POs Political Economy Postcolonial Studies
Poverty Alleviation Rural Development Religion
Social Movements Urban Development  


Please provide a brief paragraph (500 words or less) explaining why you are interested in joining YCAR and describing your research as it relates to Asia and/or Asian Diaspora.

Please send a copy of your CV in Word or PDF format as a file attachment of an email to ycar@yorku.ca. It will be kept as a confidential document.

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Please let us know whether you are interested in any of the following YCAR programs and activities:

Yes, I would like to subscribe to YCAR's Listserv (YCAR-L) and receive notification of news and upcoming events. I can profile my research and other known academic activities in the YCAR Update. This is a low traffic listserv.

Yes, I would like to participate in YCAR's research seminar series. I can present a lecture/talk on .

Yes, I would like to contribute to a YCAR papers series.
I would like to publish my research work on .

Yes, I would like to participate in a YCAR research group. Level of participation is at the individual's discretion but will include being listed on the YCAR website as a group member, belonging to a listserv (with limited use) and being contacted occasionally about activities related to the theme.

Canadian Missionaries in Asia
Korean Studies
Literatures and Translation
Philippines Study Group
Religions and Philosophies
(Re)making Governance
Visual Culture
York China Studies
York Political Ecology Workshop
Other. We welcome suggestions for research groups: .



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