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CCSEAS Newsletter Call for Submissions (Deadline 28 August 2017)

17-08-2017

Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) is is currently looking for submissions for its Fall Issue Newsletter. The newsletter will be published in September/October 2017. CCSEAS is an association...

Annual YCAR lecture commemorates esteemed Hong Kong historian, Bernard Luk

16-08-2017

The late Professor Bernard HK Luk (History) was a central figure forging new directions in international research on Hong Kong. His legacy in shaping the emerging field of Hong Kong...

Janet T. Landa publishes book on Chinese merchants in Southeast Asia

15-08-2017

YCAR faculty associate, Janet T. Landa (Economics) recently published a new book, Economic Success of Chinese Merchants in Southeast Asia: Identity, Ethnic Cooperation and Conflict: Integrating the Social Sciences with...

2016 Undergraduate Essay Award Winners

08-08-2017

Fareeha Alavi and Srijoni Rahman, the inaugural recipients of YCAR's undergraduate essay awards, were nominated by their professors, Nishant Upadhyay, Sailaja Krishnamurti and Shobna Nijhawan for the exceptional essays submitted...

Critical Asian Studies Special Section on Academia and Activism in Southeast Asia

08-08-2017

How do activism and academia shape one another? YCAR associates, Philip Kelly, Ethel Tungohan and Chaya Ocampo Go, together with Elisabeth Kramer (University of Sydney), Jason Morris-Jung (SIM University) and Dominique...

Dr Choi Po King on Fairchild TV

31-07-2017

This past April Toronto's Cantonese language television station, Fairchild TV, interviewed Dr Choi Po King who was our guest lecturer for the inaugural Bernard H.K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong...

YCAR Associates Publish Article on Chinese Investments in Southeast Asia

18-07-2017

In their co-authored article, Perceptions and Practices of Investment: China's Hydropower Investments in Mainland Southeast Asia, Vanessa Lamb and Nga Dao examine how xenophobia impacts perceptions of Chinese investments in...

YCAR Welcomes New Director, Abidin Kusno

21-06-2017

The YCAR community welcomes Abidin Kusno as he begins his term as the Centre’s new director on 1 July 2017. Abidin Kusno joined York as a Professor in the Faculty...

On 16 June 2017 Nancy Peluso Discusses "Gold Mining & Agrarian Transformation"

13-06-2017

York welcomes Nancy Peluso, Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy at the University of California, Berkeley to York this Friday. Professor Peluso will speak about her research on...

Asian Heritage Month 2017: Tamil Culture

12-06-2017

On Thursday, 25 May 2017 YCAR celebrated Asian Heritage Month with an event centred around Tamil culture.  This event was attended by hundreds of students from nine high schools in...