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Singapore After Lee Kuan Yew: A Roundtable Discussion

On Wednesday April 1st, 2015, the Centre for Southeast Asia Research will be hosting a roundtable discussion on Lee Kuan Yew's contributions to Singapore and the world. More details here

Fixing China’s “Airpocalypse”: Roundtable Discussion on Under The Dome

On Monday March 30, 2015 the Centre for Chinese Research will be hosting a roundtable event on China Central Television newscaster Chai Jing’s Under the Dome documentary from 3:30-5:30pm. More details here.

Graduate Student Conference: What Is Asia? Security and Social Change in the Asia Pacific Region

From Friday, April 10, 2015 to Sunday, April 12, 2015 the UBC Master of Arts Asia Pacific Policy Studies (MAAPPS) program will be hosting their annual International Graduate Conference on contemporary issues in the Asia-Pacific Region. More details here

 

Book Launch: Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canada Needs to Know about China in the 21st Century

Join us on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm as former Canadian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China David Mulroney discusses his new book Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canada Needs to Know about China in the 21st Century. More details here.

New Graduate Program: Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs



 
The Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program prepares future policy leaders with an informed perspective, critical and creative thinking skills, and professional networks. Graduates will have a deeper understanding of policy-making processes, the interconnectedness of global networks, and a cross-sectoral understanding that will foster a healthier, more sustainable future. Learn more about the program.

                                                  

 

Blogs

           

Asia Pacific Policy Project
This student-run blog focuses on annually rotating graduate projects

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

Memo #329
Going off the Rails?

Memo #328
The Future of the Renminbi and the Next Steps for Canada

Memo #327
The AAP's "Clean Sweep" in Delhi Assembly Elections

Memo #326
Nepal's Citizenship Challenges: Gender and Sovereignty in the Himalayas

Memo #325
Will the Asean Economic Community (AEC) Transform Southeast Asian Economies in 2015?

Memo #324
Fighting For Myanmar's Child Soldiers

 

Interested in current issues in Asia and across the Pacific? We invite you to look at the Asia Pacific Memo series. It's the Institute of Asian Research's communications initiative to feature accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia.

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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
Monday, Mar 30, 2015
Fixing China’s “Airpocalypse”: Roundtable Discussion on Under The Dome
Event - Centre for Chinese Research, Institute of Asian Research, School of Population and Public Health, Liu Institute for Global Issues

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Workshop on Modern Japanese and East Asian Popular Culture
Workshop - Department of Asian Studies, Centre for Japanese Research

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Book Launch: “Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canada Needs to Know about China in the 21st Century”
Event - Institute of Asian Reserach

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015
China’s World: Chineseness and Civilization without Borders
Seminar - Centre for Chinese Research, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015
Lunchtime Discussion on Zhu Xiaoyang's Video Documentary on China's Collective Resistance to To-Down Urbanization
Discussion - Centre for Chinese Research

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015
Singapore After Lee Kuan Yew: A Roundtable Discussion
Event - Centre for Southeast Asia Research

Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
Languages of Legitimacy in China: Roundtable Discussion with Researchers
Event - Centre for Chinese Research

Thursday, Apr 09, 2015
Becoming Citizens: Student-Monks and the Rise of Social Engagement in Modern Chinese Buddhism
Seminar - The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society and the UBC Buddhist Studies Forum

Friday, Apr 10, 2015
Graduate Student Conference: What is Asia? Security and social Change in the Asia Pacific region
Conference

Friday, Apr 10, 2015
Wendi Adamek on Fathers and Daughters in Chinese Buddhism
Event - The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society and the UBC Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs

The MPPGA program prepares future policy leaders with an informed perspective, critical and creative thinking skills, and professional networks. Learn more about the program.

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