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YCAR at the Canada-Hong Kong Link Event "Hong Kong: Twenty Years after the Handover"

18-05-2017

YCAR Associates Wendy Wong and Michael Stainton attended the Canada Hong Kong Link event "Hong Kong: Twenty Years after the Handover" on Saturday May 6, 2017. YCAR was recognized and...

Inaugural Bernard H.K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies: Should the Chinese Language be Taught in Putonghua?

11-05-2017

The Bernard Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies is an annual event organized by the York Centre for Asian Research. The lecture provides an historical or contemporary analysis of Hong Kong as...

Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers: The Canadian North & the Indo-Pacific

04-05-2017

The workshop, held on Friday 28 April 2017, explored the politics of constructing ‘peace’ and attaining ‘security’ through the interdisciplinary analytical framework of Frontier Studies. This workshop was organized by...

Professor Patrick Alcedo's New Documentary About Filipino Domestic Workers

27-04-2017

Congratulations to Associate Professor Patrick Alcedo (Dance) on the completion of his new film! Synopsis: A tribute to millions of Filipino foreign domestic workers, A Piece of Paradise is an...

Canadian Council for SEAsian Studies - Submission Deadline Extension

24-04-2017

October 27 – 28, 2017 ||  York University, Toronto, Canada The 33rd Biennial CCSEAS conference theme—‘People In and Out of Place’—represents a long standing and yet often forgotten dynamic of...

A Festschrift for Professor Bernie Frolic

21-04-2017

Canada-China Relations: Looking Back, Looking Forward. A festschrift for Professor Bernie Frolic. On Tuesday 4 April 2017 YCAR hosted a festschrift for Professor Bernie Frolic. A roundtable of distinguished Canada-China...

Inaugural Bernard H.K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies

14-04-2017

Dr Choi Po King of the Chinese University of Hong Kong will give the inaugural Bernard H.K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies on 27 April 2017. A beloved...

The Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers workshop

12-04-2017

The Honourable Peggy Mason, former Canadian Ambassador and current President of the Rideau Institute, will give the keynote address at an upcoming interdisciplinary workshop on peace and security. The Geotechnical...

2017 Annual General Meeting

11-04-2017

YCAR invites its membership to the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 27 April 2017. We will be reviewing our activities over the past year, making plans for the year...

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11-04-2017

A warm YCAR welcome to Chusak Wittayapak! Professor Wittayapak is a visiting researcher at YCAR until July 2017. He is working with Peter Vandergeest (Geography) on the New Directions in Environment Governance...