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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

B.C. election leaves provincial Asia strategy in doubt

Business in Vancouver | May 16, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

On the Results of the South Korean Election and East Asia Geopolitics

CKNW | May 9, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

On the French Presidential Election Results

Roundhouse Radio | May 8, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

IAR Welcomes a New Visiting Scholar

18 May, 2017 Nina Wang is based at the Institute of Asian Research as an international visiting student for the next year working with Paul Evans and other professors at the Institute.  She is currently a PhD candidate finishing a thesis at the Shanghai International Studies University, majoring in International Political Communication. Her dissertation focuses on the role […] Read more >>

Joseph Caron Awarded Japan’s Prestigious Order of the Rising Sun

12 May, 2017 Joseph Caron, IAR Honorary Professor, former Canadian Ambassador to Japan and a Distinguished Fellow with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, has been awarded ‘The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’ for his invaluable contributions in promoting friendly bilateral relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Canada. The decoration, announced by the […] Read more >>

Call for Applications – MPPGA Graduate Director

12 May, 2017 The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts, at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for the position of Graduate Director for the Masters in Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA). The position is expected to be a 1-year appointment, at the rank of Instructor Without Review, with anticipated start date of […] Read more >>

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