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Asia Research Brief #48 | Multiple Minority Modalities: Dialogical Identities of Bengali-Speaking Buddhists in India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

04-05-2022

In our latest Asia Research Brief, D. Mitra Barua (YCAR External Associate) shares his work on Bengali-speaking Buddhists found in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. He suggests that their collective identity...

Opportunity | ABMP is seeking a Project Assistant

28-04-2022

The Asian Business and Management Program (ABMP) at York University in Toronto, Canada provides professional development and management training to educators, undergraduate and graduate students as well as senior executives...

YCAR celebrates 20 years advancing the study of Asia and Asian Diasporas

25-04-2022

YCAR is launching its 20th anniversary celebrations on April 28 with a talk titled “Reimagining Chinese Diasporas Studies in a Transnational World.” The talk will be given by transnational academic...

YCAR is the new home of the Global South Forum

21-04-2022

YCAR is the new home of the Global South Forum at York University. The goal of the Forum is to bring together the community of colleagues at the University committed...

CCIF funding for research on racial profiling, Chinese diasporic musicians

18-04-2022

Qiang Zha (Education) and Yao Cui (Music) are latest recipients of support from the Canada-China Initiatives Fund. Professor Zha received funding for his collaborative project that will explore if there...

A Message from outgoing YCAR Director Abidin Kusno

05-04-2022

I am pleased to inform you that following the director search process, Professor Shubhra Gururani was offered the position, and she has accepted it. Shubhra Gururani is Associate Professor and...

New YCAR-supported book examines the intersectional identities of Filipina/o/x youth

16-03-2022

Drawing upon Postdoctoral Associate Jessica Ticar’s (Politics) doctoral dissertation conducted within two im/migrant settlement service agency sites engaged in school-community partnerships, YCAR is pleased to support the publication of Dr....

YCAR participation in Climate Change Research Month

14-03-2022

YCAR is pleased to participate in York’s the first-ever Climate Change Research Month. In March, York’s Organized Research Units (ORUs), which are synergistic hubs that stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research...

Asia Research Brief #47 | Money pool (Hụi/Họ) in the Mekong Delta: An Old Way of Doing Finance in Rural Vietnam

10-02-2022

In our latest Asia Research Brief, Nga Dao (Social Science) examines the informal financial sector in rural Vietnam. ROSCA, or money pools (called Hụi, Họ, Phường or Biêu, depending on...

YCAR publication support for upcoming Associate publication focused on Yemen

19-01-2022

Through its Publication Support Fund, YCAR is pleased to support Nalini Persram’s forthcoming book, “Post-Revolutionary Reckoning in Yemen Under Saudi Arabian Bomb” (Palgrave 2022). The book consists of two broad...