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Transnational Configurations of Tamil Identities (submissions deadline 10 February 2017)

16-12-2016

Transnational Configurations of Tamil Identities Tamil Studies Symposium 2017 York University New Submissions Deadline: 10 February 2017 Tamil migrations have moved across multiple continents in the present, and maintained an...

Call for Papers: The Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers: The Canadian North and the Indo-Pacific

14-12-2016

27-28 April 2017, York University Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Context: Ocean frontier politics is part of the earthly politics of deploying science, technology and international law to...

Social Life and Shifting Meaning of Collected Objects: Japanese Ceramics of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne (1843–1915)

09-12-2016

The newest addition to YCAR's Asia Research Brief's series is From Japan to Canadian Museum Storage: Shifting Meaning of Objects from the Japanese Ceramics Collection of William Cornelius Van Horne...

YCAR Associates | Student associates organize cross-university workshop on feminist political ecology methods.

05-12-2016

On 19 November 2016, YCAR Graduate Associates Kimberly Roberts and Sarah Allen (Geography) organized a cross-university workshop on Feminist Political Ecology Methods. The workshop brought together graduate students from York...

Call for submissions | Transnational Configurations of Tamil Identities: Tamil Studies Symposium 2017

05-12-2016

Tamil migrations have moved across multiple continents in the present, and maintained an interconnectivity often borne through shared linguistic, cultural, economic and political links. These crossings begin from the earliest...

YCAR Associate | New book by Kusno on Visual Cultures of the Ethnic Chinese in Indonesia

28-11-2016

Faculty Associate Abidin Kusno’s (Environmental Studies) new book, Visual Cultures of the Ethnic Chinese in Indonesia (Roman & Littlefield International, 2016), explores how visual representations shaped and were shaped by...

Call | Research at the Interface of Activism and Academia in Southeast Asia

28-11-2016

*** The submissions deadline has been EXTENDED to 13 January 2017 *** Organized by: The York Centre for Asian Research, York University, Toronto Southeast Asia Council of the Association for...

Transnational Filipinx Studies Workshop

24-11-2016

On Monday 14 November 2016 YCAR co-sponsored the Transnational Filipinx Studies workshop which brought together scholars and community members from both the United States and Canada to explore the similarities...

Sundar Sarukkai on science, philosophy and non-western traditions of knowledge

22-11-2016

FOR AUDIO of the talk: CLICK HERE ***The below was originally published in The Excalibur (10 November 2016)*** by Kanchi Uttamchandani | Assistant News Editor Sundar Sarukkai, a leading Indian...

Funding & Awards

21-11-2016

*New Opportunities* CCK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Chinese Studies, 2017-2018 (28 April 2017 deadline) * * * * * The Centre provides funding for research activities and events that are proposed...