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The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

B.C. Events Open On-ramp to Epic Transportation Plan

Business in Vancouver | Jul 18, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

The Global Centre is Switching from Europe to Asia

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

Norsat Deal Highlights B.C. Defence-tech ‘Tightrope’

Business in Vancouver | Jul 11, 2017 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Vision20 Policy Brief Published by the Think20

17 Jul, 2017 The Vision20 Working Group’s policy brief has been published by the Think20: “Empower, Include, and Inspire: G20 Public Leadership to Advance Responsibility, Resilience and Sustainability for a Fair Global Economy.” The Think20 (T20) brings together research institutes and think tanks from the G20 countries in an independent, open network. In 2016/2017, the T20 develops policy […] Read more >>

IAR Welcomes New Senior Fellows

12 Jul, 2017 IAR is pleased to welcome Dr. Wenran Jiang and Dr. Stephen McGurk as Senior Fellows. Dr. Wenran Jiang is the Director of Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum. He has advised government agencies, private companies in energy, mining, forestry and agricultural sectors on Asian market access and how to engage China. He is currently completing a […] Read more >>

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2017 IAR Graduate Research Fellowship

23 Jun, 2017 IAR is pleased to congratulate the following recipients of the 2017 IAR Graduate Research Fellowship: Rachel Brydolf-Horwitz (Geography, MA) Elsa Chanez (Asian Studies, MA) Sihwei Chen (Linguistics, PhD) Li Guo (Political Science, PhD) Jonathan Henshaw (History, PhD) Yujie Ji (Anthropology, PhD) Helina Jolly (IRES, PhD) Graham McDowell (IRES, PhD) Dhondup Tashi Rekjong (Asian Studies, PhD) […] Read more >>

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