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Dalton and Chakraborty present preliminary findings on Indian matrimonial web site research

30-10-2014

Emma Dalton, Philip F. Kelly, Kabita Chakraborty Emma Dalton and her York colleague Kabita Chakraborty discussed the preliminary findings of their research project earlier this month at YCAR...

Education, migration and development the focus of visiting Indonesian scholar's talk

27-10-2014

YCAR recently hosted Dr. Devanto S. Pramoto from Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia His talk addressed the progress of Indonesian education in relation to development. He considered whether regional differentials in educational enrollment are...

Upcoming Event | York panel discusses women in dance in Muslim societies at Aga Khan Museum

16-10-2014

York University Professors Tania Ahmad and Zulfikar Hirji, both of anthropology, and film Professor Ali Kazmi will lead a discussion on “Women in Dance in Muslim Societies” at the new...

York U graduate award in Tamil Studies honours memory of pioneer and leader of the Tamil community in Canada

15-10-2014

York alumni couple has established the first-ever graduate award in Tamil studies in memory of a pioneer and leader of the Tamil community in Canada. Harini Sivalingam (LLB ’05) and...

Year-long York U lecture series on political-ecological transformations in Asia

10-10-2014

Speakers from Canada, the United States, Australia, the Netherlands and Thailand will share their expertise and experience on resource extraction, forestry, fisheries, agriculture and urban ecologies in Southeast Asia as...

Workshops explored transnational affect and the varied emotions of migration in Asia

07-10-2014

Left to Right: Janice Gow Pettey, Jocelyn Celero, Adrian Khan, Wai-chi Chee, Valerie Francisco, Gunjan Sondhi, Amrita Datta, Kabita Chakraborty, Roy Hujisman, Janarathani Arumugam, S. Irudaya...

Opportunity | YCAR/ABMP Short-Term Postdoctoral Visitor in Asian Governance

02-10-2014

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites applications for a short-term (four month) post-doctoral fellowship in Asian Governance. The successful applicant will have completed a PhD within the last...

Korean identity in the 21st century is focus of new YCAR speaker series

30-09-2014

Established senior and groundbreaking junior scholars will share their expertise and experience in the fields of globalization, transnational labour and class in South Korea as part of a year-long lecture...

Associate News | Colin McGuire recipient of two paper prizes

06-09-2014

The Canadian Society for Traditional Music has recognized Colin McGuire’s research and awarded him the CSTM/SCTM Student Paper Prize for the best paper presented by a student at the organization’s...

Call for Papers | 2015 Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop: Questions of Method in South Asian Studies

06-09-2014

The Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies (CASAS) Workshop will take place in Toronto on 26-27 February 2015. CASAS offers a forum for exploring research on and critical discussions about...