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DEADLINE EXTENDED | Call for Papers: Gender Issues in India

09-05-2016

The two-day symposium on 5-6 October 2016 will showcase Canadian research on gender issues in India and bring together researchers across disciplines with diverse methodologies, to learn about ongoing research (and...

Tamil Studies Symposium Program Now Available

03-05-2016

The exciting program for the 2nd Tamil Studies Symposium (6-7 May 2016)  is now available on our website.  This year's symposium is organized around the theme of Bearing Witness: Unspeakable Crimes,...

Associate Publication | A ‘Just Hearing’: Reading Shyam Selvadurai’s The Hungry Ghosts as Counter to State Practice

27-04-2016

Arun Nedra Rodrigo’s (Humanities) essay in the Studies in Canadian Literature special Komogata Maru issue is now available online. “A ‘Just Hearing’: Reading Shyam Selvadurai’s The Hungry Ghosts as Counter...

Community Event | A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints

26-04-2016

  A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints May 7, 2016 to November 27, 2016 Royal Ontario Museum Curated by Asato Ikeda, Bishop White Postdoctoral Fellow of Japanese Art...

Photo gallery | 2016 N. Sivalingam Memorial Lecture with Navi Pillay

25-04-2016

On April 7, 2016, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, delivered the annual N. Sivalingam Memorial Lecture on the topic of "Accountability and Justice for International Crimes: Challenges and...

Thuy Nguyen to present on disability and social justice on panel in Halifax

25-04-2016

YCAR Research Associate, Thuy Nguyen, will present her work at a public talk on disability and social justice at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax.  The event, Re-imagining disability and social justice:...

Faculty Associate Guida Man interviewed by the Toronto Star on viral video about Chinese women

20-04-2016

Guida Man, YCAR Faculty Associate and Associate Professor of Sociology at York University, was interviewed by the Toronto Star about the video on the Chinese "marriage market" released by the...

Visiting Scholar Publication | Study on Introducing Student Vote Program for Prospective Voters Under the Korean Public Official Election Act

19-04-2016

Soohwan Song, Director of the Korean National Assembly Secretariat and visiting scholar at YCAR, recently published a study in the Korea Law Review examining Canada's Student Vote Program and the potential benefits...

Faculty Associate, Gregory Chin, Meets With the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China

18-04-2016

YCAR Faculty Associate, Professor Gregory Chin, met with Consul Chen Zhishan, Vice Consul Liu Yuanyuan and Vice Consul Ye Yi on 12 April 2016 at York University to discuss the...

New Asia Research Brief | How Canada contributed to China’s remarkable transformation through university partnerships and knowledge diplomacy

14-04-2016

YCAR faculty associate, Qiang Zha's collaborative research with Ruth Hayhoe (OISE, University of Toronto) and Julia Pan (OISE, University of Toronto) looks at Canada's largely forgotten role in the development...