Faculty Associates awarded SSHRC funding for projects ranging from fictions of finance to Buddhist identity

Congratulations to the YCAR Faculty Associates who received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) as part of the Fall 2019 Insight competition. 

Russell Belk (Schulich) | Co-investigator | Consuming Cryptocurrencies: The Consumer Journey Blockchain

Lily Cho (English) | Principal Investigator | Asian Values: Fictions of Finance in Postcolonial and Diasporic Asia

Joshua Fogel (History | Principal Investigator | Transcending Babel in East Asia: The Esperanto Movement in China and Japan, 1900–1950

Philip Kelly (Geography) | Co-investigator | Work at Sea: Explaining Labour Relations in the Global Fishing Industry

Nazilla Khanlou (Nursing) | Co-investigator | Accommodation to Include Students with Disabilities In Practicum Sites (AcTinSite): A Co-design Intervention

Bernard Lightman (Humanities) | Principal Investigator | The Collected Letters of John Tyndall (1820–1893), Influential Victorian Scientist; Editing and Publishing volumes 15 to 21

Guida Man (Sociology) | Principal Investigator | Transnational Migration and Social Reproduction: Eldercare Work of Chinese Immigrant Women Professionals in Canada

Yuka Nakamura (Health) | Co-investigator | KIN Games? Examining the Construction of Relevance in Kinesiology in Canada

Alicia Turner (Humanities) | Principal Investigator | Resisting the Birth of Buddhist Identity: Gender, Colonial Secularism and Practices of Connection in Burma

Peter Vandergeest (Geography) | Principal Investigator | Work at Sea: Explaining Labour Relations in the Global Fishing Industry

Read more here. This is the complete list of Insight Grant recipients. Please note that SSHRC has permanently changed the Insight Grants submission deadline to 1 October from 15 October. 

YCAR is available to support researchers who intend to apply this year. Please contact Alicia at ycar@yorku.ca for more information.