UBC Home Page
UBC Home Page
UBC Home PageUBC Home Page

News Events Directories Search UBC myUBC Login

An Evening with Shauna Singh Baldwin

CISAR, Asian Studies, and the ACAM Program at UBC are pleased to present
A special evening with the acclaimed novelist Shauna Singh Baldwin
Friday, March 6, 6PM in the ASIAN CENTRE AUDITORIUM (1871 West Mall)

The Plenary Lecture for SACPAN 2015: South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest 
For more details, please see here

SACPAN 2015: South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest, March 6-7, 2015

This year’s installment of the long-running SACPAN conference is themed “Works in Progress” and involves presentations of current research on South Asia by scholars and graduate students at a number of institutions across the Pacific Northwest, and three featured speakers: Sumit Guha (University of Texas, Austin),
Andrea Pinkney (McGill University), and Mukesh Eswaran (UBC)

Special plenary address by Shauna Singh Baldwin, "Mind-Dancing with Language"
Friday, March 6, 2015, 6PM, Asian Centre Auditorium, 1871 West Mall

For complete details, please visit here.

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.





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 #327
The AAP's "Clean Sweep" in Delhi Assembly Elections

Memo #326
Nepal's Citizenship Challenges: Gender and Sovereignty in the Himalayas

Memo #325
Will the Asean Economic Community (AEC) Transform Southeast ASian Economies in 2015?

Memo #324
Fighting For Myanmar's Child Soldiers

Memo #323
Pakistani Taliban: The Fault in Their Narrative


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.

To subscribe to receive a new Memo two times a week, enter your email here. Here's a sample of what you would receive. Or, visit our subscribe page for more options.


My Father and the Republic" (Video Interview with Novelist, Dramatist, and Historian Pai Hsien-yung)

This Content Requires Adobe Flash Player | Download Now

Upcoming Events
Friday, Mar 06, 2015
SACPAN 2015: South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest
Conference - Centre for India and South Asia Research and the Department of Asian Studies

Saturday, Mar 07, 2015
Mushin in Yamazato Augusto’s The Seven Migrant Laborers

Saturday, Mar 07, 2015
Courting Komachi: A Noh Demonstration
Event - Centre for Japanese Research, Department of Asian Studies, British Columbia Arts Council, UBC Asian Library

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Special Events to Mark the 3.11 Disaster in Japan
Event - Urban Studies Program, Centre for Japanese Research, Institute of Asian Research, Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015
The Environmental Dilemma - Winners and Losers in Asia
Event - MAAPPS Student Association

Friday, Mar 13, 2015
Public Lecture by Singaporean Sculptor Chong Fah Cheong
Event - Centre for Southeast Asia Research

Friday, Mar 13, 2015
Making Sense of a Worker Self-Immolation in 1970s South Korea
Seminar - Centre for Korean Research

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015
Consuming Civility: Writings on Tea Culture for Women, 1720-1920
Event - Centre for Japanese Research, Department of Asian Studies, SABI Tea Arts

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
Japan's Role in the Middle East
Seminar - Centre for Japanese Research

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Book Launch: “Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canada Needs to Know about China in the 21st Century”
Event - Institute of Asian Reserach

Friday, Apr 10, 2015
Graduate Student Conference: What is Asia? Security and social Change in the Asia Pacific region

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.

Subscribe to receive weekly IAR Announcements

Please view here for our most recent IAR Announcements. To  receive our weekly announcements, please visit our subscription form.