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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Premier Li makes his first visit to Canada

CCTV English | Sep 23, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Paul Evans

Spectre of Chinese ‘Fox Hunt’ looms over Li Keqiang’s visit to Ottawa with Trudeau

CBC News | Sep 21, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Paul Evans

Can an App Save an Ancient Language?

Scientific American | Sep 18, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Mark Turin

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

In Memory of Professor Samuel Ho (1936–2016)

12 Aug, 2016 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 Posted!

8 Aug, 2016 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 >>

V20 Blue Paper – Now Released!

26 Jul, 2016 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 […] Read more >>

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