Congratulations to the 2016 YCAR Professional Development Fund Awardees
Ten Graduate Associates have received support to present their scholarly work through YCAR’s 2016 Professional Development Fund. The papers they are delivering at conferences represent the diversity of excellent work being conducted by our graduate associates:
- Sarah Allen, Geography, Rethinking Current Urban Water Management Methods in Vietnamese Cites, Eighth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, Hanoi, Vietnam.
- Sara Farhan, History, The Royal College of Medicine and the Construction of Iraqi Identity, Fourth International Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies Conference, Cairo, Egypt.
- Zhipeng Gao, Psychology, “Learn from Lei Feng!”: Generations and Practices of Remembering a Chinese Communist Hero, The Politics of Memory Practices: Making the Past Present in Contemporary Education, Germany.
- Lianrui Jia, Communication and Culture, Post WTO Telecommunication Regulation in China, 43rd Telecommunication Research Conference, Arlington, Virginia.
- Sangyoo Lee, School of Social Work, Recognizing the White Epistemology of Canadian Multiculturalism: Through a Newcomer’s Eyes, Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, Seoul, South Korea.
- Kimberly Roberts, Geography, Transitioning Watershed Governance along the Salween River Basin, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco.
- Akiko Takesue, Art History and Visual Culture, Non-displayed Objects and Meaning Construction in the Museum: Japanese Ceramics of Sir William Van Horne (1843-1915) at Canadian Museums, College Art Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
- Kasim Tirmizey, Environmental Studies, The Colonial State and Anti-colonial Repression: Punjab c. 1915, Society for Socialist Studies, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Calgary, Alberta.
- Nishant Upadhyay, Social and Political Thought, Gateways, Ports and Portals: Re-imagining Points of Departure for Asian America Studies, Race, Caste and Indigeneity: Rethinking South Asian Diasporas conference, Miami, Florida.
- Harshita Yalamarty, Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies, Desire, Trust and Violence in a Global Economy: Transnational Marriage Abandonment in India, 44th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, Wisconsin.
The next deadline for the YPDF opportunity is 16 January 2017 for presentations that take place between July 2016 and June 2017.