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2019 Undergraduate Essay Award winners

11-09-2019

YCAR is pleased to announce our 2019 Undergraduate Essay Award winners: Harkit Bhandal and Safa Warsi.  Safa is a fourth-year Psychology major who has spent time as a research assistant...

YCAR Recipients of the SSHRC Insight Grant competition

27-08-2019

Congratulations to the YCAR Associates who received funding from SSHRC as part of the 2018-19 Insight grant competition: Russ Patrick Alcedo (Dance) | Staged Identities: Documenting Folk Dance from the...

Conflict and Food Studies Group Launches

27-08-2019

This is the inaugural year for a new study group at York that focus on conflict and food. The Conflict and Food studies group is an inter-disciplinary, collaborative and knowledge-sharing...

Canada-China Initiatives Fund

07-06-2019

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites applications from York University faculty and graduate students for the inaugural Canada-China Initiatives Fund call for proposals. Founded in 2019, the Canada-China...

Deadline extension - 2019 CCSEAS conference - 15 April 2019

22-03-2019

2019 Conference of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies McGill University and University of Sherbrooke (Longueuil), Montreal, Quebec 24-26 October 2019 Call for Submissions: “Power in Southeast Asia” Deadline...

“Real Jobs, Living Wages Forum” in Scarborough a Success

20-03-2019

Over one hundred people attended the “Real Jobs, Living Wages Forum” in Scarborough, Ontario last week (16 March 2019). There Bangladeshi community leaders and allies came together to discuss the...

Undergraduate Asia & Asian Diaspora Essay Awards (Nominations accepted until 29 April 2019)

13-03-2019

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 Professional Development Fund for Graduate Associates - apply by 18 January 2019

26-11-2018

YCAR’s Professional Development Fund subsidizes its Graduate Associates’ travel costs to present their scholarly or creative work. Amounts awarded will range from $50 to $500 with the expectation that they...

Graduate Awards offered by YCAR - apply by 11 February 2019

19-11-2018

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) is accepting applications for graduate awards for students conducting research related to Asia or Asian diasporas. The deadline for all applications is Monday,...

New Asia Colloquia Paper by Patrick Alcedo

26-10-2018

Our latest Asia Colloquia Paper is based on Patrick Alcedo’s February 2016 lecture-performance, “An Empire Stages Back: Nationalism, Postcoloniality, and the Diaspora in Philippine Dance.” The lecture-performance was a staging of how...