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John Laurier Van Esterik (1943–2024)

10-07-2024

A long-time associate of YCAR, Professor John Laurier Van Esterik (1943–2024) passed away under the compassionate care of Hospice Wellington on 29 June 2024, after a long battle with cancer....

Launch of the China Studies Group

21-05-2024

On April 23, 2024, 15 York University researchers gathered on the Keele campus to launch a new research cluster, the China Studies Group within the York Centre for Asian Research...

Call for submission | Workshop on AI Governance in Global Dynamics | Deadline: June 15

06-05-2024

The AI Governance in Global Dynamics at the Crossroads of Geopolitics and Technopolitics workshop is scheduled for 12–13 September 2024 at York University, organized by Wenhong Chen (University of Texas...

Amy Choi is our 2023 Dr. Sangdeok Woo & Mrs. Kwisoon Lim Woo Memorial Graduate Award recipient

06-05-2024

Congratulations to Amy Choi, the 2023 recipient of the Dr. Sangdeok Woo & Mrs. Kwisoon Lim Woo Memorial Graduate Award. A doctoral student in Sociology, Amy’s research interests include internalized...

ABMP and YCAR launch the China Insights Fund: Building knowledge and understanding of China

30-04-2024

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) announces the relaunch of the China Insights Fund (CIF), made possible by the incredible support of the Asian Business and Management Program (ABMP)....

Norcliffe receives SSHRC funding for research on cycle design to assist the mobility of persons with a disability

10-04-2024

Congratulations to Faculty Associate Glen Norcliffe EUC) whose receipt of a SSHRC Insight Development Grant was announced in March 2024. Glen and his team are researching Velomobility for Disability: The...

Celebrating Lunar New Year 2024

08-03-2024

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) supported York University's celebration of Lunar New Year Festival on February 14. It co-presented York's annual Chinese Culture Day event, organized by the...

Virtual Filipino and Indonesia language courses open to Canadian grad students

07-03-2024

YCAR is pleased to be a part of the Canadian Southeast Asian Studies Initiative / Initiative canadienne pour l’étude du sud-est asiatique (CSEASI/ICESEA), which is offering synchronous online language courses...

13 February 2024 YCAR Update

16-02-2024

YCAR was pleased to host Rapplers’ Jodesz Gavilan as part of the Philippine Studies Group’s activities. Ms Gavilan is the 2023 Marshall McLuhan Fellow - Philippines. She spoke on the...

Hong Kong studies and comics scholar visits YCAR this month

16-02-2024

YCAR is happy to welcome Kin-Wai Amelia Chu to York as a visiting scholar. Dr Chu is a postdoctoral researcher funded by Research Foundation-Flanders and based at Ghent University. Her...