Completed programmes and projects administered by YCAR:

Agency Data on Migration Pilot Project

An Empire Dances Back: Nationalism, Postcoloniality and the Canadian Diaspora Through Philippine Folk Dance Traditions

Asia, BRICS and the Emerging World

Asian Connections: Linking Mobilities of Capital & Labour in Theory & Practice

Ati-atihan Festival on the Move

Between Mountains: Refugee Life during the Korean War, 1948-1953

Beyond Extraction: A Counter-Conference in the Heart of Extractive Capital

Buddhism across Boundaries: Subaltern, Plebeian and Peripheral Networks in Colonial Southeast Asia

Canada-India Project for Research and Innovation (CIPRI)

Canadian Conservation in Global Context: Intersections with Asia and Africa (CCGC)

Chittagong-Arakan Modern Buddhist Reformation 1757–1947: Staging Buddhism in Extended Bengal with Transregional Connections

Confrontations, Constellations and Aspirations: Reflections on Diaspora and Transnationalism Through the Lens of Youth Formations

Critical Diaspora Studies Series

Cultural Translation and Chinese-Canadian Studies

Democratic Shifts and Gender in Asia: ‘Scarce’ Women and ‘Surplus’ Men

Dissent Design

Ecologies on the Edge

The Emotions of Migration in Asia

Eve-Teasing: Young Women and Men Discuss Public Harassment in the Urban Slums of India

Filipina Care Workers and COVID-19

Filipino Youth Transitions in Canada

The Future of Contractual Mandatory Retirement in Aging Korea and Japan

Global Player Production Networks: Canada’s Role in Developing Chinese Hockey

How do Asians Experience the COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada?

Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives from Global Asia

Literatures and Human Rights in Asia and Asian Diaspora

Mass Capture: Making Non-citizens and the Chinese Head Tax in Canada

Matching Policies, Institutions and Practices of Water Governance in the Salween-Thanlwin-Nu River Basin

Media Boycotts Survey

New Directions in Environmental Governance: Remaking Public and Private Authority in Southeast Asia

“Other Diplomacies”: Making of Canada-Asia Relations: The Roles of “Other Diplomacies Workshop

Philippine Arts and Social Studies in the Ontario Curriculum

Predicaments of a “Post-Conflict” Generation: A Comparative Study of Sikh and Ahmadiyya Diaspora Formations

Seeking New Roads to Peace in Afghanistan: An Integrated National-Regional Approach

Spectacles, Politics and Histories in Korea

Towards a History of the Publishing House Ganga Pustak Mala

Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership

When Roots/Routes Matter: The Appearance and Disappearance of Asylum Seeking Families from the DPRK in Canada


For a list of current projects, visit our Programmes and Projects page.