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Recent media mentions

The Institute of Asian Research (IAR) in the media

Des Idées Et Des Initiatives Pour La Paix Dans Le Monde

CBC Radio Canada | November 15, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

La Chine Au Coeur Des Préoccupations Des États-Unis (French)

CBC Radio Canada | November 1, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Yves Tiberghien

Mongolian Education Ministry Restricts Halloween Celebrations in Schools

Marketplace | October 31, 2018 | Featuring: Dr. Julian Dierkes

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Recent announcements

Information and updates from the IAR

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs Info Sessions

November 9, 2018 Information sessions for the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program will be happening on November 20th and November 22nd. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn more about this outstanding program. The University of British Columbia’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, delivered by the School of Public Policy and Global […] Read more

Photo Essay of Nepal’s Reconstruction Published

November 2, 2018 The SSHRC Partnership Development Grant: Nepal Reconstruction Project, led by SPPGA Professors Sara Shneiderman and Philippe Le Billon, recently published a new Photo Essay, which documents the first phase of fieldwork in Nepal. Read more

Announcing the 2018 Jamaloddin Khanjani Family Scholarship

October 31, 2018 A $5,000 scholarship has been made available through an endowment established by Farid Rohani in honor of Jamaloddin Khanjani, a successful businessman who, because he was Baha’i, lost his business after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. The scholarship is in honor of Mr. Khanjani’s commitment to and support of education and human rights. Read more

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Upcoming events

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


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Opportunities

Opportunities at the IAR

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs Info Sessions

November 9, 2018 Information sessions for the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program will be happening on November 20th and November 22nd. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn more about this outstanding program. The University of British Columbia’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, delivered by the School of Public Policy and Global […] Read more

Applications Open for the Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies

November 9, 2018 The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research related to Japanese Studies. UBC is a member of the consortium, which enables a reduced tuition and better access to funding. The deadline for the ten-month program is December 14 if you wish […] Read more

Announcing the 2018 Jamaloddin Khanjani Family Scholarship

October 31, 2018 A $5,000 scholarship has been made available through an endowment established by Farid Rohani in honor of Jamaloddin Khanjani, a successful businessman who, because he was Baha’i, lost his business after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. The scholarship is in honor of Mr. Khanjani’s commitment to and support of education and human rights. Read more

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