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Call for Submissions | Tamil Studies Symposium

07-01-2015

Bearing Witness: Unspeakable Crimes, Invisible Atrocities York University, 6-7 May 2016 The most challenging paradox of the 21st Century may well be the saturation of our media with news of...

2014 Asia Lecture with Malathi de Alwis now online

05-01-2015

YCAR’s 2014 Asia Lecture by Malathi de Alwis, Trauma, Memory, Forgetting, is now available to view online. Visit http://youtu.be/EHYCEiDnMAI  to view the lecture. In post-war Sri Lanka, the battle for memory...

Asia Research Brief |Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program

29-12-2014

Changes to the Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program is the focus of the latest YCAR Asia Research Brief by Philip Kelly (Geography). On 30 November 2014, a series of sweeping changes...

Kalra shares research from new book on distinct musical genres, distinct religious identities

23-12-2014

Professor Virinder Kalra (University of Manchester) was at York to speak about his new book, Sacred and Secular Musics: A Postcolonial Approach, in mid-November 2014. Professor Kalra examined the way...

Asia Research Brief | Fishing for Political Control

22-12-2014

Andrew Song, YCAR first YCAR/ABMP Short-Term Postdoctoral Visitor in Asian Governance, has shared his post-doc research in an Asia Research Brief titled 'Fishing for Political Control: Tangled Lines of Fishing...

Asia Research Brief | Oil Palm Plantations, Migration and Indian Youth Culture in Contemporary Malaysia

19-12-2014

The latest addition to YCAR’s Asia Research Briefs series is by Kabita Chakraborty (Humanities / Children’s Studies) and is titled "Oil Palm Plantations, Migration and Indian Youth Culture in Contemporary...

Canada’s Live-In Caregiver Program

17-12-2014

Prominent lawyers and advocates working with live-in caregivers in Toronto discussed changes to Canada’s caregiver program at a YCAR-hosted panel at York University in early December. These changes, announced by Chris...

Summer abroad courses for undergraduate students in Thailand and Korea in 2015

28-11-2014

Thailand GEOG 4521 6.0: Field Studies in Human Geography In this course you will have the opportunity to learn about environment and development in the rural communities in Thailand. After...

Visit to YCAR of Vice President of the Association for Canadian Studies in China

22-11-2014

John West, Qiang Zha, Fachun Du, Elena Caprioni, Philip Kelly, Bernie Frolic Dr. Fachun Du of Yunnan Agricultural University visited YCAR earlier this month. His research...

Associate Publication | Saving Buddhism by Alicia Turner

21-11-2014

Alicia Turner’s new book, Saving Buddhism has just been published by University of Hawai’i Press. Saving Buddhism explores the dissonance between the goals of the colonial state and the Buddhist...