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Professor Joan Judge nominated for the 2016 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize

14-04-2016

Professor Joan Judge was nominated for the 2016 Ferguson prize for her book, Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press.  The book contributes a rich look into...

Faculty Associate Publication | China’s Presidency of the G20 Hangzhou: On Global Leadership and Strategy

08-04-2016

Gregory T. Chin and Hugo Dobson's recently published article on China & the upcoming G20 Hangzhou Summit looks at real trends and patterns in China's global behaviour and the G20 process.  The...

Bernard Hung-Kay Luk, 1946-2016

24-03-2016

Bernard Hung-Kay Luk, 1946-2016  York University Professor of History Bernard Luk, author of numerous publications on modern East Asia, China, and Hong Kong, passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital on March...

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop

23-03-2016

The fourth annual Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies explored the intersections of critical race and area studies.  After two days of presentations and discussions, the workshop closed with an engaging...

Emeritus Faculty Associate Publication | The Changing Perceptions of Waqf and Other Religious Endowments: Social, Cultural and Symbolic Capital in Penang

23-03-2016

Professor Emeritus, Judith Nagata, recently published a new article titled “The Changing Perceptions of Waqf and Other Religious Endowments: Social, Cultural and Symbolic Capital in Penang”.  Nagata traces evolving meanings of waqf...

Consul-General of Japan Yasunori Nakayama visits York

23-03-2016

Consul-General of Japan Yasunori Nakayama visited York on March 15, 2016 to deliver a talk on China-Japan relations.  The event, organized by YCAR, explored the impact of these bilateral relations on...

Graduate Associate Publication | New Channels of Expression: Voices in Women’s Magazines in the Late Qing and Early Republican China

22-03-2016

Doris Sung’s article “New Channels of Expression: Voices in Women’s Magazines in the Late Qing and Early Republican China” (translated as “Naistenlehdet, 1900-Luvun Alun Uudet Ilmaisukanavat “) was included in...

Toronto Premiere | The Roots Remain

22-03-2016

On April 5th, Cinema Politica at The Bloor will present the Toronto premiere of The Roots Remain followed by a Q & A with graffiti artist and protagonist of the film, FONKi. THE ROOTS REMAIN...

Mar 29 | YCAR graduate associates to showcase their research on the developmental state in Asia

21-03-2016

YCAR graduate associates, Guillame Dandurand, Yasin Kaya, and Kenneth Cardenas will share their ongoing research on the developmental state in Asia at a panel discussion on March 29th.  This interdisciplinary...

Jay Goulding interview for Fairchild's feature "Ancient Philosophy - Taoist"

21-03-2016

YCAR Faculty Associate, Jay Goulding, was interviewed for Fairchild Television's feature story, "Ancient Philosophy - Taoist."  Based on a talk presented at the Interdisciplinary Social Science Speaker Series organized by the...