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The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Relations commerciales tendues entre la Chine et les États-Unis (French Only)

CBC Radio Canada | September 5, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Malaysia’s Mahathir Blames Previous Government for Debt to Beijing

South China Morning Post | August 19, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Kai Ostwald

Discovery of New Tomb in China from Ancient Mongolian Rule

Live Science | August 10, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Timothy Brook

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

China’s Frontier Lands: An APF Canada Blog Series

July 24, 2018 Director Emeritus Yves Tiberghien and his wife, freelance writer and former Lecturer Yvonne Xiao Tiberghien, team up with other experts to co-wrote pieces for their travel blog on the Asia Pacific Foundation’s website, and explore the complexities and history of China’s great frontier lands. Learn more Read more

Director Emeritus Yves Tiberghien Promoted to Professor

July 23, 2018 Congratulations to Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research, Yves Tiberghien, who has been officially promoted to the rank of Professor! Read more

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

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Upcoming events

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

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Opportunities at the IAR

New Asia Pacific Foundation Student Opportunity

September 6, 2018 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is recruiting up to 10 local post-secondary (undergraduate) students to convene a student-led ‘election watch team’ for the upcoming general election in Bangladesh. The Election Watch team members will meet on a weekly basis and produce materials to better inform the Canadian public about the general political […] Read more

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

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