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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Prof. Kyung-Ae Park Receives Faculty Community Service Award from UBC Alumni Association

KoreaDaily Vancouver | Sep 7, 2017 | Featuring: Prof. Kyung-Ae Park

Interview about The Youth Element podcast

CBC Radio Canada | Sep 14, 2017 | Featuring: Justin Kwan (MAAPPS graduate). Segment begins at 02:38:06.

Media Coverage on Dr. Kyung-Ae Park’s environment workshops held in North Korea

Various | Jul–Aug 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Kyung-Ae Park

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Stéphanie Martel Returns to IAR

21 Sep, 2017 Stéphanie Martel will again be in residence at the IAR until mid-October, physically located in CSEAR.   She’s working on a set of essays and a book growing out of her recently defended thesis Debating Security in the Asia-Pacific: Discourse and the Making of an ASEAN Community.  She will give a CSEAR seminar early next month […] Read more

Dr. Christina Laffin Named as One of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

18 Sep, 2017 Dr. Christina Laffin is one of the Six UBC faculty who has been named as members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Those named to the College represent the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada. Founded in 2014, the College is a handpicked selection of top […] Read more

Launch of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

18 Sep, 2017 The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affaris official launch event and symposium took place on September 14, 2017. The Policy School is founded by the Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Institute of Asian Research, and is partnered with the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) and the Centre for the Study […] Read more

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Upcoming events

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


Opportunities at the IAR

Junior Research Fellowship – Data analysis and surveys

7 Sep, 2017 A three-month Junior Research Fellowship for applicants interested in learning more about Canada's engagement with Asia. Deadline: September 25, 2017 (Monday) at 11:59pm (PST). Read more

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