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UPCOMING EVENT: COMMODITY SHOCKS AND LOCAL PUBLIC GOODS: A TALE OF TWO DISTRICTS

Join us on October 9, 2014 as Professor Thomas Pepinsky (Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University) discusses the consequences of global commodity shocks for local public goods using the Global Financial Crisis in Indonesian Papua as a case study. More details here.

THE 2014 NEHRU HUMANITARIAN AWARD IN THE MEMORY OF PREM GOEL

The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) at The University of British Columbia, invites submissions for the 2014 Prem Goel Memorial Award.  The annual award of $1000 is given to the UBC graduate student judged to have the most promising research program related to South Asia.  Application deadline is 12pm on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. More details here

Upcoming Conference: The Jokowi Era – A New Age For Indonesia?

On October 10, 2014, UBC’s Centre for Southeast Asian Research, Institute of Asian Research, Department of Asian Studies, and the Liu Institute for Global Issues in conjunction with the Consulate General of Indonesia are hosting a day long conference on the impact of the 2014 Indonesian presidential elections on Indonesia and the rest of the world. More details here.

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Mongolia Today
Information and analysis of contemporary Mongolia

High Peaks Pure Earth
Translations of blogs from Tibet and People's Republic of China

Asia Pacific Memo

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My Father and the Republic" (Video Interview with Novelist, Dramatist, and Historian Pai Hsien-yung)

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Upcoming Events
Friday, Oct 03, 2014
The US-ROK Alliance and the US Rebalance to Asia
Event - The Centre for Korean Research

Thursday, Oct 09, 2014
"Commodity Shocks and Local Public Goods: A Tale of Two Districts" (joint with Sebastian Dettman, Cornell University)
Event - Centre for Southeast Asia Research, Institute of Asian Research, UBC Department of Political Science

Friday, Oct 10, 2014
THE JOKOWI ERA: A NEW AGE FOR INDONESIA?
Conference - Institute of Asian Research – Centre for Southeast Asia Research, Consulate General of Indonesia, Vancouver, Liu Institute for Global Issues, Department of Political Science and Department of Asian Studies at UBC

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