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New Asia Research Brief on Ishrat Sultana's work with unaccompanied child migrants

25-01-2016

Ishrat Sultana conducted research with unaccompanied minors arriving in the Niagara region in Canada.  She examines the experiences of minors with socio-legal support services and the impact of changes in Canadian...

Patrick Alcedo presents "An Empire Stages Back"

20-01-2016

Patrick Alcedo will present a lecture and performance on the role of dance in Phillipine national formation, anti-colonial response, and movement of people between countries.  For more event details, visit our...

Associate publication on Philippine pirated DVD market: Lynne Milgram

20-01-2016

YCAR research associate, Lynne Milgram's article, "From Street to Store to Shopping Mall: Extralegal Zones of Commerce for Pirated Audio-Visual Goods in Baguio, the Philippines", was recently published in Soujourn: Journal...

Panel discussion on Taiwan Elections

20-01-2016

YCAR will be hosting a panel discussion with observers returning from Taiwan after the recent elections.  The panelists will report back on the elections and their analysis of future directions....

Associate Publication: Kazi A. Rouf

13-01-2016

YCAR associate, Kazi A. Rouf's article, "Micro Financing Implementation and Expansion Strategies of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh", has been published in the Global Journal of Management and Business Research: C Finance.  The article...

Book Launch Event: Young Muslim Women in India

11-01-2016

Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | 12:30pm | Common Area, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower Join us for the launch of...

YCAR awards for graduate student research and language acquisition

11-01-2016

YCAR offers seven graduate awards for research, fieldwork and language acquisition. The application deadline for all awards is Monday, 8 February 2016 at 4pm.  The awards are: Albert C.W. Chan...

YCAR Professional Development Fund deadline is Jan. 18

05-01-2016

YCAR’s Professional Development Fund subsidizes its Graduate Associates’ travel costs to present their scholarly or creative work. Amounts awarded will range from $50 to $500 with the expectation that they...

Changing Policies, Changing Institutions, Changing Minds

22-12-2015

JC Bonifacio photograph Thank you to everyone who joined us for 'Changing Policies, Changing Institutions, Changing Minds: The Filipino-Canadian Action Research Summit' earlier this month. In...

Call for Volunteers | Girls with Disabilities in the Global South

22-12-2015

Volunteers are needed for a workshop and photo exhibition on “Girls with Disabilities in the Global South”, scheduled for 15 January 2016 at York University. This event is organized by Xuan...