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Anand Teltumbde and The Politics of Caste in Contemporary India

18-11-2016

To listen to an audio recording from Dr. Anand Teltumbde's talk on 18 November: CLICK HERE Dr. Anand Teltumbde, a well-known human rights activist, writer and analyst of the contemporary...

YCAR Associate | Marxist Class Theory for a Skeptical World is new book by Raju Das

07-11-2016

Professor Raju Das’ new book, Marxist Class Theory for a Skeptical World (Brill 2016), is a critique of some of the influential radical theories of class, and presents an alternative...

Call for Papers | Retrospect and Prospect: International Symposium on Chinese Canadian Literature and Media

03-11-2016

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, York University will host an international symposium exploring the theme “Retrospect and Prospect” in Chinese Canadian literature and media. The Symposium invites...

YCAR Associate | Alicia Turner on religious difference and indifference in colonial Burma

02-11-2016

Professor Turner (Humanities) was invited to present her research on religious difference and indifference in colonial Burma at the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford University. Her 20 October...

Found in Translation: Cosmopolitics and The Value of Biotech

01-11-2016

Organized by YCAR Faculty Associates Anna Agathangelou (Political Science) and Bernard Lightman (Humanities), Found in Translation: Cosmopolitics and The Value of Biotech will explore the nature of profound biotech change...

Asia Research Briefs

25-09-2016

Asia Research Briefs provide short summaries of research by YCAR Associates. Their purpose is to share insights from academic research that are otherwise not widely circulated. They are directed, in...

Asia Research Brief | The Socio-ecological Implications of US Food Aid in the South Korean “Miracle”

25-09-2016

In our latest Asia Research Brief, Kyle Gibson draws on his doctoral research to examine the relationship between US Food Aid and the South Korean "miracle". He argues that when it...

Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies

20-09-2016

The Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) is a one-of-a-kind diploma tailored specifically for students conducting their graduate research in Asia and Asian Diasporas. Find out more about eligibility, application...

YCAR Associate | Cheung on North Korea and its foreign policy

20-09-2016

Yuk-Kuen Annie Cheung (Research Associate) examines Kim Jong-un’s recent behaviour for insight into how North Korea is conducting its foreign policy in an editorial titled “Tradition and rebellion: What is...

Women's friendships focus of new article co-authored by YCAR alumni

19-09-2016

Nadia Z. Hasan, Omme-Salma Rahemtullah, and Nishant Upadhyay are co-authors of “Feminisms, Collaborations, Friendships: A Conversation,” published as part of a special issue of Feminist Studies 42(2) on Women’s Friendships....