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New Voices in Asian Research

19-05-2020

New Voices in Asian Research We are pleased to introduce the two new papers in our New Voices in Asian Research paper series. Harkit Bhandal and Safa Warsi are the...

Award for Research into Korean Language or Culture: 25 Sept Deadline

18-05-2020

Young-Rahn Woo Memorial Graduate Award The Woo family established the Young-Rahn Woo Memorial Graduate Award in honour of their wife and mother. It is open to York University graduate students...

Our Graduate Associates talk about the impacts of COVID-19

13-05-2020

The series of rapid developments around the COVID-19 pandemic this spring has forced YCAR’s Graduate Associates to adapt to changes that impact them as students, researchers and educators. We reached...

Asia Research Brief #33: The 2017 Housing Occupation in the Philippines

11-05-2020

For issue 33 of our Asia Research Briefs (ARBs) Hazel Dizon (Geography) shares her research on a housing occupation by thousands of urban poor near Manila in March 2017 who...

Asia Research Brief #32: Chinese International Students and Social Stratification

04-05-2020

In this Asia Research Brief, Guanglong Pang shares his research on the pursuit of international higher education (IHE) among both elite and non-elite Chinese families. Greater access challenged the old...

Graduate Life During COVID-19: The New Normal?

27-04-2020

By Noa Nahmias I am a PhD candidate in History working on modern China. Despite having followed the impact of the novel coronavirus in China, I was caught off-guard when...

New Articles by YCAR Associates

22-04-2020

Elena Chou (Sociology) and Anna M. Agathangelou (Politics) are contributors to a recently-published collection—The Art of Global Power: Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices—edited by Emily Merson (University of...

New Book | The Irish Buddhist: the Forgotten Monk who Faced Down the British Empire

20-04-2020

Congratulations to Alicia Turner (Humanities) on her just published co-authored book, The Irish Buddhist: the Forgotten Monk who Faced Down the British Empire. It looks at the extraordinary life of...

Disasters and Village Heroes (short documentary)

08-04-2020

"What is a disaster? Is it the howling winds and rains announced on the weather forecast? Or the vulnerabilities of those whose lives, homes and livelihoods are repeatedly destroyed?" YCAR...

YCAR Professional Development Fund Awardees for 2020

06-04-2020

Congratulations to our 2020 recipients of the YCAR Professional Development Fund. Fifteen students received funding in support of professional presentations at conferences and workshops in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany...