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Echo from the Archipelago: Connecting Indonesia and Canada through Traditional Music by Exploring Collective Memories in Canada

29-08-2022

The Echo from the Archipelago: Connecting Indonesia and Canada through Traditional Music by Exploring Collective Memories in Canada workshop was designed to develop a bridge between Indonesia and Canada through music...

Canada and China: A Fifty-Year Journey (New Book)

26-08-2022

Congratulations to B. Michael Frolic] (ABMP and Professor Emeritus, Politics) on the publication of his long-awaited new book, Canada and China: A Fifty-Year Journey (University of Toronto 2022). The book launch is...

Human Rights, Forced Labour and Sustainability in Global Fisheries: A Potential Canadian Contribution to Enhancing Decent Work in Fishing

24-08-2022

Faculty Associate Peter Vandergeest (Geography) co-authored a report released this summer that considers potential Canadian contributions to enhancing decent work in fishing. Commissioned by Oceana Canada, it draws from Vandergest’s...

Turning Land into Capital: Development and Dispossession in the Mekong Region (New Book)

22-08-2022

Faculty Associate Nga Dao (Social Science) and Research Associate Vanessa Lamb (University of Melbourne) have authored chapters in a long-anticipated edited collection on development and dispossession in the Mekong Region....

India’s Textile & Pharmaceutical Industries (New Book)

19-07-2022

Congratulations to Faculty Associate Preet Aulakh (Schulich School of Business) who is co-author with Raveendra Chittoor (University of Victoria) of a new book, Coping with Global Institutional Change: A Tale...

*Site under (re)construction*

21-06-2022

Welcome to the website for the York Centre for Asian Research. We apologize for its state. Due to a cyber attack, we are in the process of rebuilding the site...

Upcoming symposium explores 150 years of Canada-Asia relations

17-06-2022

Crossing the Bridge Mackay Built: 150 years of Canada in East Asia and East Asia in Canada International Symposium will take place virtually on June 23 and 24. On March...

Embracing young Asian Canadian talent through design

17-06-2022

From designing lipstick packaging to a horror movie title sequence, the creativity of young Asian Canadians was brought together in a diverse, virtual exhibition organized in celebration of Asian Heritage...

Inaugural recipient of Global Hong Kong Essay and Creative Project Award

31-05-2022

We are pleased to announce that Ernest Leung is the inaugural recipient of the Global Hong Kong Essay and Creative Project Award. Leung, who is a master’s student in the...

YCAR celebrates its 20th anniversary and Asian Heritage Month this May

19-05-2022

*this article was originally published on 5 May 2022 by the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change. This year, the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) marks a significant milestone:...