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The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Grim Scenarios of Collateral Damage for Canada are Emerging in the U.S., China Trade War

Financial Post| July 15, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Wenran Jiang

China’s Rise in Science & Technology and Trade War With the U.S.: What Impact for Canada ?

China Research Partnership | July 6, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Wenran Jiang

China’s Strategy

CBC | June 19, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Wenran Jiang

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Completion of a Collection of Research Materials on the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

July 16, 2018 The SSHRC Partnership Development Grant project, led by a team of global scholars, including MPPGA’s Sara Shneiderman and Philippe Le Billon, announces the completion of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Research Guide. Read more

New Survey Finds Quebec Respondents Positive and Pragmatic about Relations with China

May 17, 2018 The Program on Emerging Issues in Sino-Canadian Relations has just released its second survey of Canadian attitudes.  It was conducted in March and focuses on respondents in Quebec.  For the complete results plus French and English language summaries of the main findings see the Publications page on our website.  Read more

Workshop on Canada-China Relations and Peacekeeping Cooperation: An Interview with Professor Brian Job

April 24, 2018 China’s emerging role as a major player in UN Peacekeeping operations and Canada’s past experience and new plans for “smart contributions” to peace support operations provided the backdrop to a lively workshop in Beijing January 25th-26th, 2018. Read more

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Upcoming events

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

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Opportunities at the IAR

2019 Centre for Chinese Studies Research Grant Program

May 25, 2018 The 2019 Centre for Chinese Studies Research Grant Program for foreign scholars is now available. This program is aimed at foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors (including post-doctoral researchers) and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at foreign universities, as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes. The research should be undertaken in […] Read more

Call for Applications – Taiwan Fellowship

May 9, 2018 Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Foreign Ministry in Taiwan to encourage scholars to do research in Taiwan, on topics ranging from Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region to Chinese studies. Application is open until June 30, 2018, and the finalists begin their research in Taiwan in 2019. Read more

Consulate General of Japan: Application for the 2019 MEXT Research Student Scholarship

May 3, 2018 The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Research Student Scholarship for foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities as research or post-graduate students. The scholarship covers full tuition, a monthly allowance and a round-trip flight between Canada and […] Read more

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