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The Practice of Art with Vivek Shraya

When: March 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Room 305, Third Floor, York Lanes, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

With Vivek Shraya This event is part of the Lived and Contemporary Queer Diasporic South Asian Literatures, Cultures, Arts and Spaces series at the York […]

Marine Resources-Sustainability Management in the Canadian Arctic and Beyond

When: January 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Room 401, Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building , York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Dr. Elaine MacDonald, Scientist and Advisor, EcoJustice Canada This event is part of the Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers, Peace Research Lecture Series, organized by […]

No Going Back: The Political Ethics and Ecologies of the Anthropocene

When: November 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Paul Robbins, Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Robbins has years of experience as a researcher and educator, specializing in human […]

Science, Philosophy and Non-Western Traditions of Knowledge

When: November 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Sundar Sarukkai, Professor of Philosophy, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore In this presentation Professor Sarukkai asks why intellectual traditions from other cultures are not part […]

Human Kinds, Animals and Global Geography in Early Modern China

When: November 3, 2016 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Room 305, Third Floor, Founders College, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Yuming He, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Davis This talk explores the specific pathways through which a burgeoning literature on the […]

Singapore Inc. and Vancouverism: Hazards of Modelling City Growth

When: November 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Room 141, Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies Building (HNES), York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Charles Greenberg, Capilano University Over the past decade there has been a growing understanding that both Singapore and Vancouver are successful models of urgan growth. […]

Welcome Back | 2016 Meet and Greet

When: September 21, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

YCAR warmly invites all York students and faculty interested in Asia/Asian diaspora to meet with members of our research community and learn more about what […]

South China Sea: Impact on ASEAN | Jim Placzek

When: July 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Jim Placzek, Thammasat University When China expanded dramatically into the South China Sea in 2015, there was little reaction.  Now, approaching one year later, scholars and […]

Gender Issues in India Symposium

When: October 5, 2016 – October 6, 2016 all-day

Call for Papers: The two-day symposium on 5-6 October 2016 will showcase Canadian research on gender issues in India and bring together researchers across disciplines with […]

The BJP and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy in India

When: May 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St, Toronto, ON M6G 2L8, Canada

  The BJP and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy in India The Extreme Right and the Indian Working Classes Thursday, 26 May 2016 at 7pm […]

Engaging Caste in the Diaspora

When: May 12, 2016 – May 17, 2016 all-day

Commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the South Asia Research Group (SARG at York University is hosting a first of its kind […]

Asian Heritage Month: Community Event Listings

When: May 1, 2016 – May 31, 2016 all-day

Asian Heritage Month Festival 2016 The Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) is organizing a series of art and photo exhibitions, performances, and talks […]

Dissent in Contemporary India

When: March 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Jackman Humanities Building, Main Floor Conference Room (100A), 170 St George St, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8, Canada

Dissent in Contemporary India 10am – 12pm | Friday March 11, 2016| Jackman Humanities Building, Main Floor Conference Room (100A), 170 St. George Street Speakers: Chinnaiah […]

Dissertation Workshop

When: March 24, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) and the Graduate Program in Humanities are offering a dissertation workshop for MA and PhD students on 24 […]

Japan-China Relations: An Overview

When: March 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Room 145, North Ross Building, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Japan-China relations is one of the most important bilateral relations for Japan, and China’s constructive role is indispensable to the stability and prosperity of the […]

Tamil Studies Symposium

When: May 6, 2016 – May 7, 2016 all-day
Where: York University, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

The 2nd Tamil Studies Symposium Bearing Witness: Unspeakable Crimes, Invisible Atrocities 6-7 May 2016 at York University The most challenging paradox of the 21st Century […]

Graduate student panel: Rethinking the Developmental State in Asia

When: March 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

  A panel featuring Guillaume Dandurand (PhD Candidate, Social Anthropology), Yasin Kaya (PhD Candidate, Political Science) and Kenneth Cardenas (PhD Candidate, Geography)   On the […]

Developmentalism, Knowledge and Power

When: February 26, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes, York University

Developmentalism, Knowledge, and Power Friday, 26 February 2016 | 12:30 to 2:30pm | Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes | Keele Campus With Abidin Kusno, York […]

Book Launch Event: Young Muslim Women in India

When: January 19, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: 8th Floor Common Area, Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood,Identity and Changing Youth Culture Launch of the new publication by Kabita Chakraborty Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | 12:30pm| Common […]

Queer Worlding in the Urban Age

When: December 4, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Room 305, Third Floor, York Lanes, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

Much urban scholarship has moved away from thinking narrowly about the ‘global city’ as category or thing to instead critically examine the ‘worlding’ of cities. […]

Japan & Korea Academic Week at York University

When: November 17, 2015 – November 20, 2015 all-day
Where: Room 562, South Ross Building , York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

A PDF version of the programme is available here.    

Brown Canada 2020 Summit

When: December 11, 2015 all-day
Where: Room 152, Founders Assembly Hall, Founders College, York University, Toronto, ON M3J, Canada

The purpose of the Brown Canada 2020 Summit is twofold: First, this summit aims to focus on taking a stock of where we as South Asians […]

Community Art in Korea: Dongdaemun Rooftop Paradise (DRP)

When: November 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

With Park Chan-kook Dongdaemun Rooftop Paradise (DRP) is a community art project which recycles abandoned urban space and objects and revives local resources in Dongdaemun, […]

Philippine Indigenous Peoples Under Attack: A Call for Solidarity

When: November 7, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: TRS1-073 (7th floor) Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University , Ted Rogers School of Management – Hospitality & Tourism Management, 55 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5G 2C5, Canada

An afternoon of solidarity with the Indigenous peoples in the Philippines SPEAKER: Abigail Anongos, Secretary General of the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA), is here from […]

Toronto Anniversary Events on Hong Kong Umbrella Movement | Photo Exhibition

When: October 1, 2015 – October 16, 2015 all-day
Where: Design Corridor, Department of Design, Fourth Floor, TEL Building , York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Photo Exhibition of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement – “Let Flowers Blossom Everywhere Date: October 1 – 16, 2015 Venue: Design Corridor, Department of Design, […]

Toronto Anniversary Events on Hong Kong Umbrella Movement | Panel Discussion

When: October 1, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Room 0016, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Building, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Panel Discussion on Umbrella Movement Speakers: Wendy S. Wong, York University Alex Yong Kang Chow, Student leader of HK Umbrella Movement, Former Secretary General of […]

Bottomhood is Powerful

When: November 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York St, Boston, MA 02121, USA

The presentation examines the ways that anal erotics and bottom positioning refract the meanings of race, gender, sexuality, and nationality in Asian/American visual culture. Dr. […]

Invisible Geographies: Some Notes from Jakarta

When: September 18, 2015 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Room 120, North Ross Building , York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

With Abidin Kusno, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University Abidin Kusno teaches in the field of history and theory of architecture and urbanism, and Indonesian/Southeast Asian […]

Developmental State and Politics of Industrial Complex Development in South Korea: A Multi-scalar Analysis of the Development of Masan Free Export Zone in the 1960s

When: September 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Room 208N, North House, Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7, Canada

With Bae-Gyoon Park, Department of Geography Education, Seoul National University In explaining the economic success of the East Asian countries, the developmental state thesis highlights […]

Welcome Back 2015

When: September 22, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Common Area, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

YCAR warmly invites all York students and faculty interested in Asia/Asian diaspora studies to join us for our annual Welcome Back event on Tuesday, 22 […]

Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) Information Session

When: September 22, 2015 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Room 857, Eight Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, ON M3J, Canada

Please join us to learn more about the Diploma programme and how it can enhance your graduate studies. The Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) is […]

Canadian Experience: Shaping Lives and Generations

When: July 25, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: AccessPoint, 3079 Danforth Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1L 1A9, Canada

Documentary Screening and Round Table Discussion “Canadian Experience” is identified as an employment barrier that mostly visible minorities face while struggling to integrate into the mainstream […]

Globalization and Inequality: An India-Canada Comparison

When: June 8, 2015 – June 9, 2015 all-day
Where: Assembly Hall, Room 152, Founders College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Globalization and Inequality: An India-Canada Comparison A symposium organized by York University and Jamia Millia Islamia University How has globalization intensified inequality? What are the […]

Youth, Diversity and Social Development in the Multicultural Metropolis

When: May 27, 2015 – May 28, 2015 all-day
Where: Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

This joint York University – Chinese Academy of Social Sciences workshop on Youth, Diversity and Social Development in the Multicultural Metropolis will juxtapose Canadian and […]

Neoliberal-Capitalism and Uneven Geographical Development in India

When: May 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Room 857, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

This workshop will explore the impacts of neoliberal-capitalist industrialization on the dynamics of uneven development and the transformation of class relations. Led by: Professor Deepak […]

Japan’s Security Policies with Consul-General Yasunori Nakayama

When: May 6, 2015 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Room 674, South Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Consul-General, Mr. Yasunori Nakayama Consulate General of Japan This presentation will provide an overview of Japan’s post-war security policies, affirming how, under its 1947 Constitution, […]

2015 Tamil Studies Symposium at York University

When: May 1, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

All are welcome! The symposium will feature: Beyond Refuge: Shaping Tamil Studies in the Present presentations and panel discussion Inaugural N. Sivalingam Memorial Lecture in […]

Transnationalism From Within and Unbound Mobility

When: May 1, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Room 102, Glendon Manor, Glendon College, York University , 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N, Canada

Keynote lecture for the 2015 YCAR International Graduate Student Conference Danièle Bélanger, Université Laval, Québec City In this talk, I would like to share my […]

Silk Roads II – Mongolia | A 2015 Asian Heritage Month event

When: May 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Innis College Town Hall, University of Toronto, University of Toronto – St. George Campus, 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5, Canada

  An Asian Heritage Month Festival 2015 event   Silk Roads II – Mongolia Photographic Images, Music and Dance from Mongolia along the Silk Road […]

Contemporary Directions in Canadian Citizenship and Multiculturalism

When: March 31, 2015 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Peter Bronfman Room, 7th Floor, Chang School, Heaslip House, Ryerson University, Ryerson University, 297 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W1, Canada

Elected in 2006 and dissatisfied with the vision of its Liberal and Progressive Conservative predecessors, Canada’s Conservative government has assertively implemented its own vision of […]

Transnational Adoption and (Im)Possible Lives

When: April 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Talk by Eleana J. Kim, University of California, Irvine Transnationally adopted Koreans have been at the vanguard of reimagining and even radicalizing transnational adoption discourses […]

The Operation of Social Inequality in Himalayan Resource Management

When: February 3, 2015 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Room 120, North Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

With Tashi Tsering YCAR/ABMP Short-Term Postdoctoral Visitor in Asian Governance Political ecologists argue that environment and development issues are better understood by examining power relations […]

Love and Hate in South Asia: Rethinking Humanity after 1971

When: February 26, 2015 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Room 519, Fifith Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Keynote Address by Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop, York University Remembered experiences of violence, humiliation, and loss suffered […]

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop 2015

When: February 26, 2015 – February 27, 2015 all-day
Where: 280N York Lanes and 519 Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

  Third Critical South Asian Studies Workshop For more information on the South Asia Research Group or the workshop, please click here.

Iran and its Eastern Neighbours

When: February 27, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Room 120E, Stedman Hall, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

As Iran seeks to boost its status of a regional power, its attention is focused not only on the Middle East, but also on its […]

New Directions in Environmental Governance in Southeast Asia panel

When: January 14, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

The Private Provision of Public Information in Indonesian Tuna Fisheries Simon Bush, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands Neo-liberalization of Nature: Grounded Payment for […]

Human Rights and the Arts in Asia: A Celebration

When: January 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Please join us for a celebration of this edited collection and anthology on Thursday, 8 January 2015. Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asia: An […]