Sep 5Labour Day C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
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Sep 6Back to School! C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
Welcome back for a new school year!
Sep 7“Persian Writings on Ayurvedic Medicine: The Construction of a Genre” by Dr. Fabrizio Speziale Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
This lecture examines the translation of foreign materials into post-Abbasid Muslim medical culture by looking at the production of Persian works dealing with Indian medicine. From the 14th century onwards, the composition of Persian texts on Ayurveda emerged in South Asia as a new genre of writing, which was actually a composite genre including various...
Radio Free Asia | Aug 9, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Tsering Shakya
Chinese Radio International | Aug 8, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien
CCTV-4 | Aug 6, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien
CSSN | Aug 3, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Samuel Ho on July 20, 2016. Born in Tianjin on November 19, 1936, Sam spent his childhood in China until moving to the US with his family in 1949. Sam was fortunate to attend Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York before receiving […] Read more >>
IAR Winter 2016 Work Learn positions are now posted! The Work Learn program is open to all UBC Vancouver students and supports and subsidizes meaningful work experiences on campus that offer the opportunity to develop professional skills and learn in a work environment. View all postings here under ‘Work Learn and Student Jobs. Read more >>
Give the World Hope: G20 Leadership for People-Centered Inclusive and Sustainable Growth A Blue Report for the G20 Presidency 2016 Views from Vision 20: International Summit on Global Governance’s New Frontiers Public Release: July 21, 2016 Download: English Version Chinese Version Co-Editors: Yves Tiberghien Director, Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia firstname.lastname@example.org […] Read more >>
Today, we were joined by the Honourable Stéphane Dion: Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and President of the Cabinet Committee in Environment, Climate Change and Energy. The audience, made up of UBC students, staff and faculty, engaged in a Q&A session to discuss Canada’s role in climate friendly economic development and the future of Asia. […] Read more >>
The Second Carleton Graduate Conference on Research in China (Feb. 23–24, 2017) is seeking paper submissions from PhD and advanced MA students who share an interest in Chinese studies from the following disciplines: political science, economics, sociology, international relations, or business. Proposals from other social science disciplines will also be considered. Deadline for submission of abstracts: […] Read more >>
CanCham is seeking a Coordinator, Program and Direct Support to work in Ho Chi Minh City for a one-year term. The ideal candidate will have recently completed or will soon complete a Master’s degree from a recognized B.C. university in a discipline related to economics, business, marketing or communications, international relations, or related fields. Application […] Read more >>
The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD), located in Bangkok, Thailand, is recruiting candidates for an internship position commencing 1 August 2016, for six months. This is an excellent opportunity for graduate and postgraduate students interested in security matters, in particular disarmament, arms control or non-proliferation issues, […] Read more >>
The Journal of International Policy Solutions (JIPS) is a graduate student-run annual publication of the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego. It features academic and research works related to contemporary international affairs, with an emphasis on concrete policy recommendations. JIPS is now accepting submissions on a variety of […] Read more >>