Dec 9Discussing Problems and Solutions for Peace and the Role of Space Energy on Development Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE** Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on peace and development with Waheed Waheedulla, Peacebuilding & Conflict Management Advisor to the United Nations. The world today is undergoing very troubled times. People, from the West to East and from North to South, are all engaged in an ineffective...
Dec 22Holiday Closure C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
IAR Office to be closed from Dec 22 – Jan 2. Happy Holidays!
Jan 11The Writing Center as a Globalized Pedagogy: A Case Study of an Internationalized University in Japan Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall
The Writing Center as a Globalized Pedagogy: A Case Study of an Internationalized University in Japan Due to increased pressures of internationalization, universities around the world are compelled to implement language education models and frameworks with global recognition (Byram & Parmenter, 2012; Doiz, Lasagabaster, & Sierra, 2012; Imoto & Horiguchi, 2015). Given this trend, I...
Metro | Nov 23, 2016 | Featuring: David Edgington
Vancouver Sun | Nov 23, 2016 | Featuring: Centre for Japanese Research
The New York Times | Nov 16, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Christopher Rea
UPI | Nov 16, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Kyung-Ae Park
Helina Jolly, the 2016 recipient of the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies, was honoured for her work at the annual Goel Family Charitable Foundation’s Jawaharlal Nehru Award Night. The Goel family has been supporting generations of students at UBC through this and seven other student awards. Congratulations Helina! Read more >>
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named nine new, non-partisan senators, one of which is IAR’s very own Yuen Pau Woo. Yuen Pau Woo has served as the former president of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and is currently a senior fellow in public policy at the Institute of Asian Research at the University of […] Read more >>
UBC’s MPPGA is a 20-month, full-time professional degree in global public policy offered at UBC Vancouver. Every September, we welcome a new class of students from various disciplines and countries around the world—all of whom share a passion for global change. The MPPGA curriculum combines classes with hands-on training and field work to build core policy skills […] Read more >>
The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) invites submissions for the 2016 Prem Goel Memorial Award. The annual award of $1,000 is given to the UBC graduate student judged to have the most promising research program related to South Asia. All students pursuing an MA or PhD at UBC-Vancouver are eligible for this […] Read more >>
The program committee for the 23rd Anniversary Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) welcomes scholars to submit abstract proposals for our 2017 conference to be held at Stanford University. The conference will be organized around the theme “RE: Taiwan as Practice, Method, and Theory“. We welcome submissions of individual papers or panels […] Read more >>
Fellowship Description The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is committed to fostering the next generation of Asia Pacific researchers and practitioners. To this end, it is offering a three-month Junior Research Fellowship for applicants interested in learning more about Canada’s engagement with Asia. Applicants should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are […] Read more >>
Program Description The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is committed to fostering the next generation of Asia Pacific researchers and practitioners. To this end, it is offering a short-term Junior Research Fellowship for applicants interested in learning more about Asian businesses. Applicants should be Canadians who are currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program, […] Read more >>
The Second Carleton Graduate Student Conference on Research on China will be held on February 23-24, 2017 at Carleton University in Ottawa. This conference offers graduate students broadly interested in the study of China an opportunity to gather in the nation’s capital, present and receive feedback on their research from a scholarly audience, and engage […] Read more >>