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2016 Meet and Greet

21-07-2016

YCAR warmly invites all York students and faculty interested in Asia/Asian diaspora to meet with members of our research community and learn more about what is happening at YCAR in...

Call for Papers | Association for Asian Studies

08-07-2016

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is now accepting proposals for panels, roundtables, workshops, and individual papers for its 2017 conference to be held in Toronto.  The deadline for submissions is 9...

The Second Annual International Symposium on Aging and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific

08-07-2016

Thomas Klassen co-organized The Second Annual International Symposium on Aging and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific held at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand on June 30-July 2, 2016.  The symposium brought together contributors...

Associate Publications on Chinese and Indian Regional Economic Policies

08-07-2016

YCAR external associate, Nivedita Das Kundu, published two books this year on socio-economic issues in China and India.  India's Emerging Partnerships with Eurasia - Strategies of New Regionalism explores historical and contemporary relationships...

Congratulations! 2015-16 Defended Dissertations

08-07-2016

Congratulations to all the YCAR graduate associates who defended their dissertations in 2015-16! Nadia Z. Hasan (Political Science), Unscripting Piety: Muslim Women, Pakistani Nationalism, and Islamic Feminism Anindo Hazra (English),...

ChATSEA Working Papers Now Available on T-Space

04-07-2016

17 working papers from the Challenges of Agrarian Transition in Southeast Asia (ChATSEA) project are now available on the University of Toronto's T-space.  ChATSEA is a major international collaborative project across...

Associate Publication on Ecotourism in Cambodia | La Conquête Territoriale par L'écotourisme: Le Cas de Chi Phat Dans les Cardamomes

28-06-2016

YCAR Postdoctoral Fellow, Jonathan Tardif, explores the complex, political and multilevel nature of ecotourism in his latest co-authored book chapter with Bruno Sarrasin, "La conquête territoriale par l'écotourisme: le cas de...

Shazia Javed Speaks With The Times of India About Muslim Women, Divorce and the UCC

28-06-2016

Shazia Javed YCAR Graduate Associate, Shazia Javed (Film), was interviewed by the Times of India about her latest film project on the vulnerability of Muslim women...

Kabita Chakraborty Wins Teaching Award

20-06-2016

YCAR faculty associate and Assistant Professor in Children's Studies, Kabita Chakraborty, wins the 2016 President's University-Wide Teaching Award in the category of full-time faculty.  The award recognizes faculty for their contributions...

Launch of Curriculum Pack Based on Stories of Canadian Muslim Youth

20-06-2016

YCAR is pleased to support the launch of the Tessellate Institute's Neglected Voices Curriculum Pack.  Based on the stories of Muslim youth, the curriculum pack is designed as a resource...