The Institute of Asian Research and the Department of Political Science UBC invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level, effective July 1, 2014, in Asian public policy. Deadline: December 20, 2013. More details.
Yves Tiberghien attended the GPPN conference at the University of Tokyo, Japan. The GPPN brings together 7 prominent school of public policy (LSE, Columbia, Tokyo U., NUS, Science Po, Hertie School in Berlin, and Vargas-Brazil). The two day Faculty Conference brought together professors from the GPPN member institutions, discussing the various challenges of global public policy as a field. It was followed by a Student Conference which explored "Public Policy for 2020: Medium-Term Agenda for a Better Vision." December 6 - 8, 2013. View photos here.
After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta by Abidin Kusno, published by the University of Hawai'i Press. More details.
Yves Tiberghien will be a Visiting Professor at the Indonesia School of Government and Public Policy early December and in February – teaching the course on Managing globalization and global economic governance.
The Masters of Arts Asia Pacific Policy Studies (MAAPPS) Program, UBC in collaboration with the University of Washington will be hosting the third annual UBC/UW graduate student conference: Changing Vistas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Asia Pacific. Abstract deadline: January 15, 2014. More details.
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
The people of the Philippines have been suffering after typhoon Haiyan left a trail of devastation through parts of the country. As of today, over 10,000 people are feared dead in the hardest hit cities. The death toll could be higher in coming days as casualties in more remote parts of the country still cannot be estimated. In the meantime, medical supplies, food and water have become scarce in many areas in central Philippines.
Please consider making any contribution you can, as every help counts during this difficult time. Community groups and members of Filipino communities are joining Canadian and international aid agencies to deliver disaster relief and you can be part of this collective effort. Some international agencies that are providing support to the recovery process are the United Nations World Food Programme, the Red Cross, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, World Vision, and CARE, among others.
Please contribute what you can to help.
All donations to a registered Canadian Charity will be matched by the Canadian Government. British Columbia will also match all donations (up to $300,000) to the Canadian Red Cross by December 9, 2013.
Thank you for your consideration.
Information and analysis of contemporary Mongolia
High Peaks Pure Earth
Translations of blogs from Tibet and People's Republic of China
Memo #222 - China and the Global Order (Video Interview with Professor Rosemary Foot)
Memo #221 - Journalism in China: Impacting Policy in a Changing Media Landscape (Video Interview with Melissa Chan)
Memo #220 - Amid Concern about Women's Safety, New Delhi Seeks Female Auto-rickshaw Drivers
Memo #219 - Unsettled Remains: Tensions over Unrepatriated Bodies from the Asia-Pacific War
Memo #218 - Nepal Communications Shutdown a Factor in Monarchys Demise
Memo #217 - Gender and Ethnic Tensions in Western China
Memo #216 - The Politics of Mining in Mongolia and Burma/Myanmar
Memo #215 - Lotteries vs. Auctions: China's Experiments in Managing Automobile Growth
Memo #214 - Island Connect in the Tuamotus: Satellite, Solar Power, and Civil Society
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