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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

L’ambassadeur en Chine McCallum de passage à Vancouver

CBC Radio Canada | Feb 17, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien (French only)

Debate on Trudeau-Trump Summit

China Global TV | Feb 15, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

ASEAN Urged to ‘Take Stock’ in 50th Year

The Jakarta Post | Feb 14, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Paul Evans

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

IAR and UBC China Council Co-Hosting Newly Appointed Ambassador to China John McCallum

17 Feb, 2017 IAR and the UBC China Council held a discussion roundtable with Ambassador John McCallum, just before his settlement in Beijing, as Canada’s new Ambassador to China. This briefing session was part of Ambassador’s McCallum’s Canada tour to hear opinions of experts and Canadians from all walks of life on where the Canada-China relations should go. […] Read more >>

Publication by Dr. John Wood: Community Natural Resource Management and Poverty in India

17 Feb, 2017 Dr. John Wood, former director of the Centre for India and South Asia Research and Professor Emeritus at the Department of Political Science, published the book Community Natural Resource Management and Poverty in India: The Evidence from Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (co-authored with Shashidharan Enarth, Jharna Pathak, Amita Shah, and Madhu Verma). This book examines whether […] Read more >>

Celebrating 20 Years of the C.K. Choi Building

9 Feb, 2017 On Wednesday, February 8th, IAR celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the C.K. Choi building.     IAR was founded in 1978, and relocated into the C.K. Choi Building in 1996. The building was the first of its kind on the UBC campus with its sustainable design and use of recycled material. A number of the […] Read more >>

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Upcoming events

Speakers, seminars, panel discussions, and more from the IAR


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