Institute of Asian Research
2007 Seminar Schedule

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Seminars are sponsored by: CCR - Centre for Chinese Research | CISAR - Centre for India & South Asia Research | CJR - Centre for Japanese Research | CKR - Centre for Korean Research | CSEAR - Centre for Southeast Asia Research | Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program | Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program | Program on Inner Asia. Sessions are typically held in the C.K. Choi Building 

2007 SEMINARS: JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH / APRIL / MAY / JUNE / JULY / AUGUST / SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER / NOVEMBER / DECEMBER


LIVES IN CONFLICT: A PRESENTATION ON ACTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION IN THE PHILIPPINES (More details...)

BY: Salvacion Inday Espina-Varona, Editor-in-chief of the Philippine Graphic

DATE: Thursday 11 October

TIME: 12:30-2:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA RESEARCH


THE GREATNESS OF THE TALE OF GENJI (More details...)

BY: Royall Tyler, Australia National Univeristy, Japan Centre in the Faculty of Asian Studies

DATE: Friday 12 October

TIME: 4:30-6:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR JAPANESE RESEARCH AND DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES


CIVIL SOCIETY AND POLITICAL AGENDA CAPTURE: THE BATTLE OVER GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED FOOD IN JAPAN (More details...)

BY: Dr.Yves Tiberghien, Political Science, UBC

DATE: Friday 19 October

TIME: 4:30-6:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR JAPANESE RESEARCH AND DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES


"THE KOREAN SUMMIT: 2000 AND 2007 COMPARED" (More details...)

BY: Professor Chung-in Moon, Yonsei University, Korea

DATE: Monday 22 October

TIME: 12:00-1:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR KOREAN RESEARCH AND MAPPS PROGRAM, INSTITUTE OF ASIAN RESEARCH


CHINESE AS A HERITAGE LANGUAGE: AN IDENTITY ISSUE (More details...)

BY: Dr. Duanduan Li, Department of Asian Studies

DATE: Tuesday 23 October

TIME: 12:30-2:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: TALK

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR CHINESE RESEARCH AND DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES


FIELDWORK CONNECTIONS
THE FABRIC OF ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLABORATION IN CHINA AND AMERICA(More details...)

BY: Bamo Ayi, Stevan Harrell, and Ma Lunzy

DATE: Wednesday 24 October

TIME: 5.30 - 7:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: TALK

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR CHINESE RESEARCH AND THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS AND UBC PRESSS


PEACE IN THE WAKE OF DISASTER? SECESSIONIST CONFLICTS AND THE 2004 INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI (More details...)

BY: Professor Philippe Le Billon

DATE: Thursday 25 October

TIME: 12:30-2:00 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA RESEARCH, UBC-LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL STUDIES, AND DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY


ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND SUSTAINABILITY IN CHINA (More details...)

BY: Tashi Tsering, Jack Hayes, Guo Li, John Friedmann, and Gunilla Öberg

DATE: Friday 26 October

TIME: 2:00-4:00 PM

PLACE: Case Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive (behind the International Student Centre)

FORMAT: WORKSHOP

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR CHINESE RESEARCH AND UBC CHINA ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND SUSTAINABILITY (CESS) RESEARCH GROUP


"THE CHANGING POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA" (More details...)

BY: Hon. Nyum Jin, Former Deputy Prime Minister, South Korea

DATE: Friday 26 October

TIME: 3:00-5:45 PM

PLACE: C.K. Choi Building Conference Room #120

FORMAT: SEMINAR

SPONSORS: CENTRE FOR KOREAN RESEARCH AND THE KOREA ECONOMIC INSTITUTE, WASHINGTON, DC


 

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