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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)....

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...

Impact of forced cremation policy in Sri Lanka focus of Sivalingam award recipient

16-02-2024

Nagaratnam Sivalingam was a pioneer and leader of the Tamil community in Canada, who dedicated his life to promoting both Tamil culture and issues of concern to the community. His...

Emerging scholars’ research on Hong Kong and the diaspora focus of 2023–24 lecture series

16-02-2024

York alumni and international scholars are sharing their research on Hong Kong and its diaspora as part of a lecture series this year. The Hong Kong Studies Group Lecture Series...