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Four decades of dramatic historical change in China through the prism of textbooks

20-11-2014

Historian Peter Zarrow examined four decades of dramatic historical change in China through the prism of textbooks in a talk at York University earlier this month. Professor Zarrow, from the...

Hagen Koo presents second lecture in Korea speaker series

14-11-2014

YCAR welcomed Dr. Hagen Koo to York University earlier this month as part of the Centre’s Heterogeneity and Korean Identity in the Twentieth-First Century speaker series. Dr. Koo, from the...

Malathi de Alwis gives 2014 Asia Lecture

12-11-2014

Lt-Rt: Doris Sung, Gunjan Sondhi, Janice Kim, Harini Sivalingam, Philip Kelly, Arun Nedra Rodrigo, Malathi de Alwis, Jennifer Hyndman, Sailaja Kirshnamurti          ...

Goossen and Hazra co-edited anthology at INSPIRE Toronto Book Fair on Nov. 16

11-11-2014

The recently-published Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asia: An Anthology, co-edited by Theodore (Ted) Goossen (Humanities, YCAR) and Anindo Hazra (English, YCAR) will be featured in the INSPIRE...

Korean War and its afterlives at this year’s Reel Asian Film Festival

10-11-2014

Janice C.H. Kim (History) will be at the AGO Jackman Hall, Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm, to serve as discussant following screenings of three documentaries concerning the Korean...

Dong-choon Kim on the rise of family-centricism in 1950s South Korea

08-11-2014

Dong-choon Kim, Janice C.H. Kim YCAR was pleased to host Dr. Dong-choon Kim as the first speaker in the Heterogeneity and Korean Identity in the Twentieth-First...

Inaugural CAPES lecture focuses on race, territory and agro-capitalism in Burma

05-11-2014

Kevin M. Woods was the inaugural speaker in the Critical Asian Political Ecologies Seminars series. In “Race and Territorial Politics in Making Agro-capitalism in Asia's “final frontier” in Burma,” Woods...

Call for Papers | Changing Asia in the Globalizing World | Abstracts due Nov. 20

04-11-2014

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for the third YCAR International Graduate Student Conference is Thursday, 20 November 2014. CALL FOR PAPERS Changing Asia in the Globalizing World: Boundaries,...

FYTIC project results shared at Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund symposium

03-11-2014

Christopher Sorio (Vice-Chair Migrante Canada); Ricky Esguerra (Community Alliance for Social Justice); Alex Felipe (MA Candidate, Department of Geography and YCAR Graduate Associate); Philip Kelly (Department...

York researchers share insights on Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

02-11-2014

Wendy S. Wong (Design), Bernard H.K. Luk (History) and Susan J. Henders (Political Science) shared their insights on Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution and what’s next as part of a panel...