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Engaging China: Myth, Aspiration, and Strategy in Canadian Policy from Trudeau to Harper by Paul Evans, published by University of Toronto Press Publishing. More details

2014 Summer Work Learn Positions Now Available

The Institute of Asian Research offers several work learn positions available for eligible undergraduate and graduate students. Check out the following Job IDs:

806875  IAR Web & Program Assistant
806880 – IAR Student Assistant
806849 – Publishing Assistant – Public health policy in Asia volume

The full summer job postings now appear on CareersOnline site. For those wishing to apply, please submit your cover letter (including one’s summer schedule availability) and resume through the online system.



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


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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Japan-China Relations: Issues and Prospects (Video Interview with Akio Takahara)

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Upcoming Events
Monday, Apr 28, 2014
China's Environment: Policy, Science, and Society in a Changing World
Workshop - Center for Chinese Research and CESS Project

Thursday, May 01, 2014
The Megacity of Jakarta: Problems, Challenges, and Planning Efforts
Seminar - Centre for Southeast Asia Research

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Taiwan's Economic Development, Relations with Mainland China, and the Bid for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Seminar - Centre for Chinese Research

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