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Sep
13
Fri
Launch of the Canada-China Initiatives Fund at YCAR @ Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower
Sep 13 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

YCAR will launch the Canada China Initiative Fund on Friday 13, Septmeber 2019 at York University.

The Canada China Initiative Fund at the York Centre for Asian Research (CCIF at YCAR) supports scholarly exchanges and research of York faculty and graduate students. It was created through the generous support of York’s Asian Business and Management Program.

Its key aims are to: build a strong community of York scholars who raise the global profile of research and engagement at York on China and its global reach, on Canada-China linkages or the Chinese-Canadian community as well as to foster connections between York and institutions in China or in Chinese-Canadian communities.

PROGRAMME

11:30am – Launch ceremony
Noon – When A Hundred Schools of Thought  Contend and Collaborate
Presentations by members of five York faculties who represent the diverse strength of York University’s China and Chinese diaspora studies, and intention to foster intra and inter-faculty research collaboration.
12:45pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Keynote by Ezra Vogel (Harvard University)
2:30pm – New Canada-China Relations: Desirable? Possible?
In Conversation with Gregory Chin (York University), Paul Evans (University of British Columbia) and TBC

All are welcome.

Please RSVP to ycar@yorku.ca by 1 September 2019 with any food sensitivities.

Sep
25
Wed
Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) Information Session
Sep 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) is tailored specifically for students conducting their graduate research in Asia and Asian Diasporas. With support from a large number of York faculty and researchers in Asian Studies, the Diploma provides interdisciplinary academic and professional exposure to students who can enrich their graduate training and strengthen their credentials in Asian Studies.

The GDAS is offered by the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) and is awarded concurrently with a Masters or Doctoral degree for which the student is registered at York University.

The GDAS programme is for students who want to:
— Gain a broad knowledge of contemporary research issues related to Asia and Asian Diasporas
— Earn certified recognition for expertise in Asia and Asian Diaspora Studies
— Access funding for language study and fieldwork
— Add Asian content to their graduate research and studies

Learn more at this info session!

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Also join us directly after the Info Session at the YCAR Welcome Back Meet & Greet to be held at the Eighth Floor Common Area, Kaneff Tower.

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 is happening at YCAR in the year ahead.

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For more information:
ycar@yorku.ca
www.yorku.ca/ycar

YCAR’s Welcome Back Meet & Greet 2019 @ Common Area, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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 is happening at YCAR in the year ahead.