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Dr. Kyung-Ae Park, Director of the Center for Korean Research and Canada-DPRK Knowledge Partnership Program, gave a talk on North Korea to South Korean National Assembly members at the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly. June 23, 2015

Dr. Kyung-Ae Park  was quoted in a North Korean Newspaper, Pyongyang Times, on North Korean special economic zone experts visiting Indonesian Economic Zones. June 20, 2015

Dr. Kyung-Ae Park was mentioned in two Indonesian newspapers, Jaring News and Mi'raj Islamic News Agency, for the North Korean Economic Study Tour Delegation that she organized. June 20, 2015

Book Launch: 'The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Closing of the Chinese Mind'

Dr. Timothy Cheek, Director of Centre for Chinese Research, will host sinologist and veteran China journalist Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam. Lam will launch his fifth book, The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Closing of the Chinese Mind, which explores how a relatively undistinguished regional official became one of the most powerful leaders in the history of the People’s Republic.

For more details, please visit our Events page.

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 #340
The Asia Pacific Memo Wishes You a Pleasant Summer

Memo #339
Red Star Over Asia: Taking Stock of Xiaomi's Meteoric Ascent

Memo #338
Migration Crisis on Southeast Asian Shores: Individual or Regional Responsibility?

Memo #337
How the EITI May Become Mongolian, Part 2 of 2

Memo #336
How the EITI May Become Mongolian, Part 1 of 2

 

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
Thursday, Jul 09, 2015
The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Closing of the Chinese Mind
Discussion - Centre for Chinese Research, Institute of Asian Research

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
The Impact of China’s New Free Trade Zones on Chinese Reform Path and Financial Liberalization
Seminar - Centre for Chinese Research, Institute of Asian Research

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.

The Institute of Asian Research

The Institute of Asian Research is a leader in research and teaching that combines interdisciplinary perspectives with deep knowledge of Asia to contribute to policy issues and public understanding.

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