Sep 28Thailand Corner @ UBC C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
Find out why Thailand, Land of Smiles, is one of the world’s most popular destinations through displays of books and handicrafts with opportunity to win prizes and taste delicious Thai food. Program Schedule 11.00 am: Registration 11.15 am: Opening Ceremony with ribbon cutting by President Santa Ono 11.30 am: “Getting to know Thailand” Video Presentation...
Sep 28Real and Imaginary Storytelling: How Digital Humanities Construct the Ideas of Historicity (A Case of Japanese History) Room 351, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
In Virtual History (1998), Niall Ferguson and his collaborators presented “alternative histories” to challenge deterministic ways of viewing history. They asked why history had to be always factual, deliberately implemented the idea of taking a “chaotic approach” to history, and wrote counterfactual scenarios. Certainly, writing subjunctive narratives was difficult to take for many historians, but...
Sep 28The Geo-strategic Game in the Greater Central Asia: Who is Involved and Why Now? Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
Seminar abstract: The Greater Central Asia region refers to Xinjing (China), Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. This region is important for energy security, trade, and the combating of terrorism and fundamentalism, which involve key countries such as USA, China, India, and Russia. This seminar seeks to analyze the geo-strategic game in the region,...
CCTV English | Sep 23, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Paul Evans
CBC News | Sep 21, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Paul Evans
Scientific American | Sep 18, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Mark Turin
Vancouver Sun | Sep 18, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Mandakranta Bose and 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 email@example.com […] 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 Service Employees International Union is recruiting activists for the launch of our October 2016 Vancouver Organizing Apprenticeship Program. We are seeking energetic individuals to lead our efforts to organize and empower low wage workers. 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 >>
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 >>
The Guangdong University of Foreign Affairs is a major international university in South China known for its global-minded faculty and student body and its research on international languages, literature, culture, trade and strategic studies. The Canadian Studies Centre is looking for 1 or more Researchers with Ph.D. completed or in progress in the following areas: […] Read more >>