IAR Director Yves Tiberghien represents IAR and UBC at the Third Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing. "The new Chinese leadership will attend the opening ceremony and deliver a keynote speech." Officials from the State Council and macroeconomic departments of China, former foreign dignitaries and presidents of pre-eminent Chinese and foreign think tanks will deliver keynote speeches.
UBC and KoryoSaram.info are pleased to present the first UBC Koryo Saram Studies Workshop, "Koryo Saram and Modernity: Perspectives on Language, History and Culture of Ethnic Koreans in Russia and Central Asia," on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the C.K. Choi Building, UBC. Please RSVP here. More details.
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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Beauty Queens in Post War Japan (Video with Dr. Jan Bardsley)
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