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Latest CCIF-funded projects focus on gender, urbanization and identity in the Greater China Region, the diaspora in Canada

02-04-2020

Projects focusing on gender, urbanization and identity in the Greater China Region and in the diaspora in Canada received funding earlier this year from the Canada-China Initiative Fund at the...

Call for Papers | Special Issue on Families, Communities, and Nation States in the COVID-19 Pandemic

01-04-2020

Call for Papers | Special Issue on Families, Communities, and Nation States in the COVID-19 Pandemic – Chinese Sociological Review Deadline: April 26 Chinese Sociological Review (CSR) is accepting proposals...

Undergraduate Asia Essay Awards Nominations Open Until 30 April 2020

24-03-2020

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites York faculty members or teaching assistants to nominate exceptional undergraduate student papers for the YCAR Undergraduate Asia Essay Awards. A small monetary...

YCAR Faculty Associate Cary Wu One of Three York researchers to receive COVID-19 research funding

19-03-2020

Cary Wu (Sociology) received $176, 256 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to study issues of trust and how it affects prevention and control measures in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations...

New Book: Mobilities of Labour and Capital in Asia

11-02-2020

Congratulations to Preet S. Aulakh (Schulich School of Business) and Philip F. Kelly (Geography) on their new edited collection. Mobilities of Labour and Capital in Asia, published by Cambridge University...

New YCAR Asia Research Brief: The Social Life of Flooding in Jakarta

31-01-2020

YCAR director Abidin Kusno’s (Environmental Studies) research on flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia is the focus of our latest Asia Research Brief. Kusno’s SSHRC-funded research builds on the insights of current...

Opportunity | Financial Coordinator, Asian Business and Management Program at YCAR

27-11-2019

Financial Coordinator, Asian Business and Management Program Employment Category: Part time (up to 24 hours) Department: ORU-YCAR/ABMP Classification: Administrative     Band: 4 Posting Number: 100381 Job Start Date: 01-06-2020 Job End...

Emerging Asian Urbanisms' Call for Films

11-11-2019

The Emerging Asian Urbanism series at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) is hosting a film exchange workshop to spark discussion and peer review of unfinished or finished films....

New Asia Research Brief Examines the Management of Wetland Regions in Kerala, India

04-11-2019

Sanil Kumar's research focuses on the effective management of Indian wetland regions through the adoption of an integrated planning framework. His study site, the Kuttanad Wetland region, is one of...

New Book: Outward and Upward Mobilities: International Students in Canada, Their Families, and Structuring Institutions

24-09-2019

Ann Kim’s (Sociology, YCAR) new co-edited book investigates the connections between students and institutions. Outward and Upward Mobilities: International Students in Canada, Their Families, and Structuring Institutions (University of Toronto...