YCAR’s Asia Colloquia Papers Series aims to make available to wider audiences the content of selected lectures, seminars and other talks presented at YCAR.


Waste Matters: Informal Economies and Commodity Detritus in Delhi, India
Vinay Gidwani, University of Minnesota

Asian Futures, Old and New
Tania Murray Li, University of Toronto


Denouncing Party Politics: Indignation and Domestic Confinement in Karachi
Tania Ahmad, York University

The Intermediary Trap: International Labour Recruitment, Transnational Governance and State-Citizen Relations in China
Xiang Biao, University of Oxford


Taiwan and Changing Global Order: Perspectives from the 2012 Young Leaders Delegation
Rebecca Beaulne-Stuebing, Robyn Walter, Victoria Prouse, Joshua Weiner, Sima Atri, David J. Byun, Lydia Bihui Guo, Ashley McIntyre, Trevor Kezwer, York University

‘Other Diplomacies” and the Making of Canada-Asian Relations: An Interdisciplinary Conversation
Susan J. Henders and Mary M. Young, York University

Poverty and the Imagination of a Future: The Story of Urban Slums in Delhi, India
Veena Das, The Johns Hopkins University


What Does the Ethnic Costume Represent?
Haji Oh, Kyoto City University of Arts

Floating Points: From Diasporic Spaces to Multicultural Places
Angela Pao, Indiana University

Canada and China at 40
B. Michael Frolic, York University


For further information, or to subscribe to the series, contact ycar@yorku.ca.