IAR Publications

On the Sidelines of a Nuclear Crisis

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada | Nov 15, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Brian Job

Why Canadian Students Should Make Asia a Priority

The Globe and Mail | Nov 9, 2017 | Written by: Justin Kwan

Mongolia lurches between opportunity and crisis

East Asia Forum | Nov 10, 2017 | Written by: Dr.  Julian Dierkes and Mendee Jargalsaikhan

Xi’s China a source of worry and wonder for Canadians

The Globe and Mail | Oct 26, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Paul Evans and Dr. Xiaojun Li

A New Cabinet for Mongolia

The Diplomat | Oct 13, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Seeing Like Borders: Convergence Zone as a Post-Zomian Model

Current Anthropology | Sep 12, 2017 | Commentary By: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

Expanding role of micro, small, and medium enterprises provide opportunities for sustainable development

Hill Times | Sep 12, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen  

Public Perceptions of International Leadership in China and the United States

Chinese Political Science Review | Sep 12, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Xiaojun Li and Stefano Burzo

Expanding role of micro, small, and medium enterprises provide opportunities for sustainable development

The Hill Times | Sep 12, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen and Vilupti Lok Barrineau

North Korea: The dangerous road ahead

The Globe and Mail | Sep 7, 2016 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Citizen, Gender and Statelessness in Nepal: Before and After the 2015 Constitution

Discover Society | Sep 5, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman and Subin Mulmi

Why the 11 countries that rely on the Nile need to reach a river deal soon

The Conversation | Aug 27, 2017 | Written by: Richard Paisley

Doklam then and now: from British to Chinese interests, follow the money

South China Morning Post | Aug 19, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Tsering Shakya

What’s brewing in Darjeeling

The Hindu | Jul 25, 2017 | Co-authored by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

Bhutan can solve its border problem with China—if India lets it

South China Morning Post | Jul 22, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Tsering Shakya

Mongolia: An unexpected bastion of democracy thanks to its youth

The Conversation | Jul 18, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Opinion: That empty chair was not, and will never be empty: Remembering Liu Xiaobo

Vancouver Sun | Jul 16, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Josephine Chiu-Duke

Can Mongolia’s Brash New President Navigate Between China and Russia?

World Politics Review | Jul 13, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Citizenship, gender, and statelessness in Nepal: before and after the 2015 constitution

Routledge | July 2017 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman (co-authored with Subin Mulmi)

Election 2017: Making Mongolia Great Again?

The Diplomat | Jun 20, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes and Mendee Jargalsaikhan

The Race for Mongolia’s Presidency Begins

The Diplomat | Jun 6, 2017 | Written by: Julian Dierkes

Belt and Road Initiative aims to boost globalization

Nikkei Asian Review | May 13, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Four Surprises from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Meeting with Xi

The Globe and Mail | Apr 8, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

“Home” Does Not Equal “Citizenship”

Association for Political and Legal Anthropology | Feb 22, 2017 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

Community Natural Resource Management and Poverty in India: The Evidence from Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh

SAGE | 2016 | Written by: Dr. John Wood (co-authored with Shashidharan Enarth, Jharna Pathak, Amita Shah, and Madhu Verma)

There’s Still Time to Save the TPP

iPolitics | Feb 8, 2017 | Written by: Joseph Caron

The Ramayana in Bengali Folk Paintings

Niyogi Books | Jan 2017 | Written by: Dr. Mandakranta Bose

Accessing Urban Public Space for a Livelihood: India, Thailand and Philippines in comparative perspective

Palgrave-MacMillan | 2016 | Written by: Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen

Nepal’s Ongoing Political Transformation: A review of post-2006 literature on conflict, the state, identities, and environments

Modern Asian Studies | Nov 2016 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman (co-authored with Luke Wagner, Jacob Rinck, Amy L. Johnson, and Austin Lord)

What Does China’s New Cybersecurity Law Mean for Chinese Internet Companies?

The Diplomat | Nov 10, 2016 | Written by: Lotus Ruan (MAAPPS alumna)

Innovation, Green Development, Social Change, and Internationalization

Canada China Business Forum | Sep 29, 2016 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien (begins page 28)

Assessing the G20: Great Impetus Amid Frictions

Australian Institute of International Affairs | Sep 8, 2016 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Challenges and opportunities for social protection of informal workers

Asian Development Blog | Aug 22 2016 | Written by: Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen

Indonesia’s Decentralization Experiment: Motivations, Successes, and Unintended Consequences

Journal of Southeast Asian Economies | Aug 2016 | Written by: Dr. Kai Ostwald (co-authored with Yuhki Tajima and Krislert Samphantharak)

Canada’s China Strategy is in Desperate Need of Repair

The Globe and Mail | Jun 15 2016 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Mongolia, Hit Hard by the Commodities Slump, Wearily Faces Elections

World Politics Review | Jun 10 2016 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Exploitation and Abuse of Migrant Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Lesson for Viet Nam

Un-Act | May 24 2016 | Written by: MAAPPS Student Kylie Luu

Guarded Confidence in Mongolian Democracy

The Diplomat | May 13 2016 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Nepal’s Rule-of-Law Politics Demand Global Attention

The Globe and Mail | May 6 2016 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

Overseas Chinese Have Mixed Feelings About Returning Home

University of Nottingham China Policy Institute Blog | April 18 2016 | Written by: MAAPPS Student Lotus Ruan

Informal Women Workers Globally: Breaking Through the ‘Concrete Canopy’

University of Alberta Political Science Blog | April 13 2016 | Written by: Dr. Gisele Yasmeen

Co-Operative Security 2.0: Recasting the East Asian Security Order

Global Asia | Spring 2016 | Co-Edited by: Dr. Paul Evans

Tracking the Decline of the Right

IDB Blog | Feb 26 2016 | Written by: MPPGA Student, Ivana Litaveez

Opinion: In Search of Common Ground in Canada-China Relations

The Vancouver Sun | Feb 19 2016 | Written by: Dr. Pitman Potter

Digital Diplomacy: How is the Canadian Government Faring on Social Media?

Open Canada | Feb 11 2016 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Julian Dierkes, MPPGA Students Zameena Dadani, Emily Mann, Chad Rickaby and Brady Fox

Bank of Canada’s Inflation Targeting has Evolved a Commodity Currency

The Globe and Mail | Feb 1 2016 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Amartya Lahiri

Deciphering the Civic Virtue of Communal Space: Neighborhood Attachment, Social Capital, and Neighborhood Participation in Urban China

Environment and Behaviour | Jan 28 2016 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Yushu Zhu

From ‘Fitting In’ to Two-Way Exchange: Perspectives from Canada’s Filipino Diaspora

iAffairs | Jan 27 2016 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

Moving Forward: Issues in China-Canada Relations

Chapters Contributed by: Dr. Pitman Potter, Dr. Paul Evans, MAAPPS student Lotus Ruan and IAR student research fellow Linting Zhang

Public Divided Over ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement

East Asia Forum | Jan 22 2016 | MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

Inequality Explained: The Trouble with Pharmaceutical Patents

Open Canada | Jan 20 2016 | Co-Authored by: MPPGA Students, Andrés Delgado, Fernando Rodríguez

Can Canada Invigorate Ties with Singapore?

The Diplomat | Jan 16 2016 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

We Need to Change the Way we Understand Vietnamese Expats

iAffairs Canada | Jan 14 2016 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

Delayed Transition: The End of Consensus Leadership in Vietnam?

ISEAS Perspective | Jan 14 2016 | Written by: Dr. Kai Ostwald

Afterword: Charting Himalayan Histories

Himalaya, the Journal of the Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies | Jan 11 2016 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

China has the Resiliency to Weather its Stock-Market Storm

The Globe and Mail | Jan 9 2016 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

6 Tips You Need to Know About Live-Tweeting

Tech in Asia | Dec 11 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

Political Parties, Clientelism, and Bureaucratic Reform

Comparative Political Studies | Dec 2015 (vol. 48) | Written by: Dr. Cesi Cruz

Myanmar’s Landmark Election: Unresolved Questions

ISEAS Perspective | Dec 8 2015 | Written by: Dr. Kai Ostwald

Five Rules to Guide the Future of Canadian Digital Diplomacy

Open Canada | Dec 2 2015 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

China is on our Doorsteps and in our Futures

Embassy | Nov 27 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Brian Job

The Future of Free Trade in Asia-Pacific: China’s Eurasian Dilemma

Forbes | Nov 24 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

AIIB Melding, Not Moulding Global Governance

East Asia Forum | Nov 18 2015 | MAAPPS Student, Grégoire-François Legault

The Way Forward for Canadian Digital Diplomacy

Embassy | Nov 18 2015 | Written by: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Why Canada Needs a New Approach to China

The Globe and Mail | Nov 17 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Paul Evans

Moderating Japan’s UNESCO Policy

The Diplomat | Nov 13 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

Reply to Coen and Pegram: The Global Liberal System is More Fragile than You Think

Governance | Nov 1 2015 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Dots on the Map: Anthropological Locations and Responses to Nepal’s Earthquakes

Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots Collection | Oct 14 2015 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

Interpreting the Challenges of China’s Rapid Urbanization

Landscape Architecture Frontiers | Oct 2015 | Written by: Dr. Yushu Zhu

The Next Step for Stronger Canada-ASEAN Ties: Building People-to-People Links

CABC Newsletter | Q3 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

A Trade Deal is No Excuse to Milk Taxpayers

The Globe and Mail | Oct 7 2015 | Written by: Dr. Yuen Pau Woo

Will an Abe-Putin Summit Help Ease Russia and Japan’s Strained Relations

Japan Today | Oct 6 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

Innovative and Engaging Communications in and Beyond the Academy

Inside Higher Ed | Oct 4 2015 | Written by: Dr. Gisele Yasmeen

Regionalism, mobility, and ‘the village’ as a set of social relations: Himalayan reflections on a South Asian Theme

Critique of Anthropology | Sep 2015 | Co-Edited by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman

The Chinese Communist Party and Legitimacy

The Diplomat | Sep 30 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

Five Key Issues that Should be on the Table for Obama-Xi Meeting

The Globe and Mail | Sep 24 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien, Dr. Wang Yong

The High and Low Politics of Trade

Annual Report, World Economic Forum | Sep 15 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Wang Yong

Smartphones and Intuitive Homes

Japan Today | Aug 14 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

New Leadership Needed to Fix Japan-ROK Relations

East Asia Forum | Aug 14 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Trevor Kennedy

China’s ‘Slow-Motion Revolution’ has Stalled

Los Angeles Times | Jun 4 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Timothy Cheek

Chinese Propaganda in Historical Perspective: Five Terms to Consider

University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute | May 11 2015 | Written by: Dr. Timothy Cheek

Canada Must Invest in Southeast Asia’s Future

The Vancouver Sun | May 11 2015 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Was Nepal a Soft Power Victory for China?

Foreign Policy | May 1 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Tsering Shakya

Is China Building Up Soft Power by Aiding Nepal?

ChinaFile | Apr 29 2015 | Co-Authored by: Dr. Tsering Shakya

Nepal’s Relief Effort Must Reach the Rural Poor

The Globe and Mail | April 27 2015 | Written by: Dr. Sara Shneiderman, Dr. Mark Turin

Why China’s New Family-Planning Policy Hasn’t Worked

The Diplomat | Apr 20 2015 | Written by: MAAPPS Student, Lotus Ruan

Why Canada Must Be Part of the AIIB?

Embassy | March 30 2015 | Written by: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

The Many Implications of Cheap Oil in Southeast Asia

Asia Pacific Foundation | Mar 16 2015 | Written by: Dr. Kai Ostwald