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Faculty Associate Publication | Myanmar: Contesting Conceptual Landscapes in the Politics of Buddhism

08-03-2016

Alicia Turner's new article, "Myanmar: Contesting Conceptual Landscapes in the Politics of Buddhism", published in the Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, examines the rise of nationalist and anti-Muslim sentiments in constructions of...

Faculty Associate Publication | Mapping Precarity and Politicisation in Punjabi Diasporas

07-03-2016

“Mapping Precarity and Politicisation in Punjabi Diasporas”, Michael Nijhawan’s new publication featured in International Innovation, provides an illustrated snapshot of his research with Sikh and Ahmadi diaspora communities.  His research...

YCAR welcomes Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Ethel Tungohan

07-03-2016

Ethel Tungohan is a postdoctoral research fellow at the York Centre for Asian Research and an incoming assistant professor in the politics of socially engaged research at the Departments of...

Join us for a discussion on the Trans-Pacific Partnership | 15 March 2016

03-03-2016

  Debating the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Perspectives from Canada, Asia and Latin America Tuesday March 15th | 10am – 11.30am| Room 519, Fifth floor, Kaneff Tower, York University The Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Faculty associate publication on young Muslim women's experiences of eve-teasing in Kolkata slums: Kabita Chakraborty

29-02-2016

  In her new article, "Eve-Teasing and Education Mobility: Young Women’s Experiences in the Urban Slums of India", Kabita Chakraborty presents parts of her ongoing research detailing young Muslim people’s experiences of...

Faculty associate publication on labour in Thai industrial fisheries | Peter Vandergeest

17-02-2016

YCAR faculty associate, Peter Vandergeest's latest publication co-authored with Melissa Marschke, examines what has been labelled as "slave labour" in industrial fisheries in Thailand.  The article, titled, "Slavery Scandals: Unpacking...

Opportunity | Dissertation Workshop | 24 March 2016

17-02-2016

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) and the Graduate Program in Humanities are offering a dissertation workshop for MA and PhD students on March 24, 2016 from 2.30 - 7 p.m....

Asia Colloquia Paper | Failing State or Fragmented Hegemony: The Political Economy of Change in Pakistan

10-02-2016

The newest addition to YCAR’s Asia Colloquia Paper series is now available online. Failing State or Fragmented Hegemony: The Political Economy of Change in Pakistan by Aasim Sajjad Akhtar (Quaid-i-Azam...

Now available on YouTube: YCAR's Taiwan Elections Panel Audio Recording

08-02-2016

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxWmeS8hIlU&feature=youtu.be Taiwan’s 16 January 2016 election gave the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) control of both the Presidency and the Legislature for the first time. Significant changes can be...

Congratulations to the 2016 YCAR Professional Development Fund Awardees

08-02-2016

 Congratulations to the 2016 YCAR Professional Development Fund Awardees Ten Graduate Associates have received support to present their scholarly work through YCAR’s 2016 Professional Development Fund. The papers they are...