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Available student job postings (Work Learn Program) for Winter 2014 (Sept 2014 to April 2015)

Inst of Asian Research (IAR) Student Assistant              Posting ID 810039
IAR Program & Events Assistant (2 slots)                        Posting ID 810044
IAR Web & Communications Assistant                            Posting ID 810040

Please visit UBC CareersOnline site to access these positions. 


Congratulations Mandakranta Bose

Congratulations to Professor Emerita Mandakranta Bose, Director, Centre for India and South Asia Research.  She was recently elected as Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, University of Oxford in recognition of her “superlative work in Hindu Studies in Oxford and globally.”

The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies is a "Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford" and functions as part of Oxford's Faculty of Theology, providing both courses and research supervision.



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 #304


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
Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
China’s Response to Global Economic Rebalancing: Perception and Policy Implications of China’s Participation in Global Governance
Event - Institute of Asian Research, Peter Wall Institute

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
Socializing Young Citizens in Early Twentieth Century China: Schoolbook Narratives
Event - Insititute of Asian Research, Centre for Chinese Research, UBC Department of History

Friday, Sep 19, 2014
The Nikkei and the LARA Postwar Relief Efforts to Japan
Other - Japan Studies Association of Canada (JSAC), the Consulate General of Japan Vancouver, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre, Centre for Japanese Research, the Institute of Asian Research, UBC Department of Asian Studies, and Japan Foundation Toronto

Friday, Sep 26, 2014
India at the Crossroads: The Meanings of Modi's Victory
Event - Insititute of Asian Research, Centre for India and South Asia Research

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