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Opportunity | Canada-China Initiatives Fund —Deadline: 22 January 2021

25-11-2020

Founded in 2019, the Canada-China Initiatives Fund (CCIF) was created to support scholarly exchanges and research on modern (i.e. post 1911) and contemporary China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, their...

New media art researcher is 2020 Young-Rahn Woo Memorial Graduate Award recipient

23-11-2020

We are pleased to announce that Eva Lu (Art History and Visual Culture) is the 2020 recipient of the Young-Rahn Woo Memorial Graduate Award. Eva is a second-year doctoral student...

New Books: Xueqing Xu (DLLL) on Women's Lives in China

19-11-2020

Congratulations to Xueqing Xu (DLLL) on the recent publication of two new edited books:  Contemporary Short Stories about Women’s Lives in China Today and Marriage in China Today: Stories by...

New Book: The Ideological Condition: Selected Essays on History, Race and Gender

06-11-2020

Himani Bannerji (Sociology) is the author of the recently published The Ideological Condition: Selected Essays on History, Race and Gender. Published by Brill, it is part of the Historical Materialism...

Asia Research Brief #39: Gendered World of Issei Women and Men in Japanese Hawai‘i, 1880s–1910s

04-11-2020

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Yukari Takai (History) examines the marriage and divorce practices among Japanese issei women and men in Hawai‘i from the 1880s to the 1910s. She...

Congratulations to YCAR Publication Fund recipients

21-10-2020

YCAR is pleased to announce the latest recipients of YCAR publication support funding. The Fund is intended to assist in covering expenses that will enable or enhance the publication of...

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the Canada-China Initiatives Fund (CCIF)

14-10-2020

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) is pleased to announce the latest recipients of the Canada-China Initiatives Fund (CCIF). “The call for this third round was adjusted for the...

Thanks to our Associates who joined us for the 20/20 Orbis Plane Pull for Sight

12-10-2020

Thank you to the YCAR Associates who joined us in support of a great cause—the prevention of blindness worldwide—and participated in the virtual 20/20 Orbis Plane Pull for Sight on...

Welcome to our new and returning Associates

08-10-2020

We are pleased to welcome our new and returning Associates!• Lalaie Ameeriar, Anthropology• Lisa Davidson, Anthropology• Mehraneh Ebrahimi, English• Zhipeng Gao, Simon Fraser University• Yilin Guo, History• Jack Leong, York...

Asia Research Brief #38: Can Facebook Usher in Political Inclusion for Afghan Women? Zahra Nader

06-10-2020

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Zahra Nader (Doctoral Student, Graduate Programme in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies) investigates whether the use of the Facebook platform is helping Afghan women...