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INTENSIVE CHINESE IN CHINA WITH YUNNAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY

The Department of Asian Studies at UBC is offering a 12-week intensive Chinese language program taught in China. Students are going to earn a total of 12 credits. Application deadline is January 15, 2015, 3:00pm. An information session is held on October 27, 2014, Buchanan B 319, 1pm - 2pm. More details here.

CHONGQING, CHINA: THE ROAD TO A GLOBALIZED CHINA WITH THE SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY OF POLITICS AND LAW

A special innovative course is offered by UBC’s Department of Political Science Professor Yves Tiberghien (Director of the Institute of Asian Research), in partnership with the Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China. Application deadline is January, 15, 2015, 12:00pm. Information Sessions are held on November 4, 2014, and November 5, 2014. More details here.

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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

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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
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
EMBRACING DECLINE? UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF AGING, DEPOPULATION AND WELL-BEING IN RURAL JAPAN
Event - Centre for Japanese Research, Institute of Asian Research

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Mainland-Hongkong-Taiwan Dialogue One: 對話 Starting Dialogues
Event - Institute of Asian Research, Centre for Chinese Research, Sociology Students’ Association, Equity and Inclusion Office, UBC Pacific Educational Access for Kids

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
Graduate Student Seminar
Seminar - The Centre for India and South Asia Research

Friday, Oct 24, 2014
“Routes to and From the Past: Possibilities for Histories of Empire”
Event - The Centre for India and South Asia Research, St. John’s College, and the Asian Canadian and Asian Migrations Program

Monday, Oct 27, 2014
Art History and Art Practices In India and their Discontents in Global Times
Event - The Centre for India and South Asia Research and Art History and Visual Art Department

Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Abenomics Two Years In: Successes, Failures, and Transformations
Event - Institute for Asian Research, Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS, CNRS, Oxford University, Waseda University, Stanford University

Monday, Nov 03, 2014
The Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen
Event - Institute for Asian Research, the Centre for Japanese Research, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society, Department of Asian Studies, the Department of Asian Studies, Consulate General of France and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies through the French Scholar Series

Friday, Nov 14, 2014
Memories of Karafuto in Hokkaido Philip Seaton, Hokkaido University
Event - Centre for Japanese Research

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