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YCAR’s 2013 Asia Lecture looks at value and waste in capitalist society

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) 2013 Asia Lecture will feature geography and global studies Professor Vinay Gidwani of the University of Minnesota talking ...

University of Oxford social anthropologist to give Asia Lecture

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012.

Xiang Biao, a lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Oxford, will deliver the annual 2012 Asia Lecture in November. Xiang’s talk, “The Intermediary Trap: ...

Call for papers for YCAR graduate student conference

Monday, October 22nd, 2012.

Graduate associates of the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) are calling for papers that seek to rethink and reconstruct the conventional framework of "Asia" ...

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

Friday, October 19th, 2012.

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a ...

Playwright and filmmaker to discuss the themes of his work

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012.

Indian playwright, director and filmmaker Mahesh Dattani will give an afternoon reading of two plays along with a discussion about the representation of gender hierarchies ...

Professor Susan Henders talks about her role as an observer for Taiwan election

Monday, February 13th, 2012.

Several international observers were asked to oversee the January Taiwan presidential election to ensure freedom and fairness in what was predicted to be an extremely ...

Celebrate Research Month this February

Monday, January 30th, 2012.

Research Month this February will celebrate the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Every Wednesday throughout the month, Vari Hall Rotunda will play host ...

Lecture looks at issues surrounding environmental protection in China

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011.

Although environmental protection is considered a strategic issue in China today, how it is discussed and perceived can vary from one ethnic minority to another. ...

York Centre for Asian Research honours five grad students

Monday, July 11th, 2011.

Five students were honoured recently for their research on Asia or the Asian diaspora by the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). For York PhD candidate ...

YCAR accepting applications for three different awards

Thursday, February 10th, 2011.

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) will be accepting applications for three awards offered in the winter 2011 term – the Vivienne Poy Asian ...