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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Media Coverage on Dr. Kyung-Ae Park’s Sustainable Development Conference in North Korea

Various | Sep–Oct 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Kyung-Ae Park

On “Promoting Sustainable Development in the DPRK” Conference

Rodong Simun, Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central TV | Oct 5–9, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Kyung-Ae Park  

Pyongyang Hosts International Conference on Sustainable Development

Pyongyang Times | Oct 8, 2016 | Featuring: Dr. Kyung-Ae Park

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Applications are now open for the Fall 2017 intake of UBC’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program

21 Oct, 2016 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 >>

In Memory of Professor Ian Townsend-Gault

3 Oct, 2016 We are saddened by the recent passing of Associate Professor Ian Townsend-Gault. Ian was the Founding Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the Allard School of Law at UBC, as well as a Faculty Associate at the Centre for Southeast Asia Research. There will be a ceremony of remembrance for friends and colleagues […] Read more >>

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 >>

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

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