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Asia Research Brief #44 | Securitized Forced Migrants: Navigating the Journeys of Tamil Maritime Forced Migrants

07-09-2021

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Harini Sivalingam (Socio-legal Studies) examines forced migration from the ground up, premised on the narratives of forced migrants and their experiences fleeing their homelands,...

Congratulations and all the best to our Graduate Associates who have completed their degrees

02-09-2021

Congratulations to our Graduate Associates who have recently completed their degrees. We wish you all the best in your future endeavours. Asma Atique, PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School | Just...

Congratulations to recent YCAR Associate grant recipients

16-08-2021

Congratulations to our Associates who received funding as part of the recently announced 2020 Insight  and Partnership Grant competitions, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada....

Graduate Associate Zahra Nader hosts a fundraising campaign for an independent news organization from the perspective of Afghan women

13-08-2021

By Zahra Nader (Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies) In Afghanistan, being a journalist is a challenging job; it is even harder to be a female journalist in a country often...

Asia Research Brief #43 | A Sonic Mapping of Arab Canada

10-08-2021

In this latest Asia Research Brief, Jillian Fulton-Melanson (Social Anthropology) asks how Arab identities are articulated, produced and managed by DJs of Arabic descent in Toronto and Montreal who integrate...

Conference explores how Hakka perspectives contribute to global change

29-07-2021

Earlier this month, York University virtually hosted the sixth Toronto Hakka Conference. Co-organized by the Hakka community in Toronto and the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), the “One Heart,...

YCAR welcomes its new associates!

09-07-2021

We warmly welcome our new Associates to YCAR community! Farah Ahmad, School of Health Policy and ManagementMonique Attrux, EnglishJulia G. Bentley, Global Affairs CanadaMyla Chawla, PoliticsJillian Fulton-MelansonAyan Guha, Jamia HamdardHoma...

YCAR Associates recognized at York’s Research Awards Celebration

26-05-2021

Congratulations to Eve Haque (Languages, Literatures and Linguistics), Jennifer Hyndman (EUC), Jean Michel Montsion (Multidisciplinary Studies, Glendon) and Cary Wu (Sociology) who were recognized for their research contribution as York...

Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change's "Research Spotlight on Asia & the Diaspora"

21-05-2021

As part of its research spotlight on Asia and the Diaspora this month, the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change profiled the research of its doctoral students and faculty, who...

Fourth Bernard H. K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies & Hong Kong Beyond Hong Kong symposium [June 2021]

12-05-2021

The York Centre for Asian Research is pleased to host the Fourth Bernard H. K. Luk Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong Studies in June 2021 as well as three panels...