Osaka University RESPECT program


July 28, 2015

In spring 2015, the Asian Institute played host to the Osaka University RESPECT Program, in which graduate students from Japan worked with U of T students and scholars to generate a comparative framework for studies of multiculturalism.

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CASSU Takes Off at Orbis 2015 Plane Pull For Sight

June 11, 2015

On May 23, the Orbis Canada 2015 Plane Pull for Sight landed at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, and the Asian Institute’s Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union (CASSU) executive exceeded its fundraising goal by raising over $2,000 to help Orbis Canada protect...

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Tong Lam photo


June 11, 2015

AI affiliated faculty Tong Lam’s photographs are featured in a solo exhibition at Berlin’s Museum für Asiatische Kunst this summer and fall.

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CAS400 students in Burma

ICM to Burma A Learning Experience for CAS400Y Students

May 15, 2015

Students in CAS400Y and ANT447H travelled to Yangon, Burma, in Reading Week 2015 to study the country’s shift to democratization.

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Alice Niu Burma

CAS Student Returns to Burma for Summer Internship

May 8, 2015

Contemporary Asian Studies student Alice Niu will be travelling to Burma this summer to serve as the Canadian Embassy’s Summer Political Intern in Yangon. This will be Alice’s second trip to Burma in less than a year; she was one of...

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Asha: A Fundraiser Breakfast for Nepal Earthquake Relief

ASHA: A Fundraiser Breakfast for Nepal Earthquake Relief

May 5, 2015

Join the Asian Institute for a fundraising breakfast on May 13 to aid victims of the Nepal earthquake.

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CASSU plane pull

CASSU Pulls Plane to Protect and Restore Vision Worldwide

April 21, 2015

CASSU students and AI Director Joshua Barker pulled a 60 tonne 757 Cargo plane to raise money for Orbis Canada, in an effort to bring vision to millions of people in need.

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the home promised still

Documentary Film The Home Promised Gains CAS Alums Attention Home and Abroad

December 19, 2014

CAS Alumna Betty Xie’s film, The Home Promised, has won the Air Canada Short Film Award and was featured in U of T Magazine.

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Two Women - Glen Chua

Strengthening Urban Climate Change Resilience in Southeast Asia

November 5, 2014

The Asian Institute is proud to host a multimillion dollar partnership on climate resilience research

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Munk School Undergraduate Open House

October 28, 2014

Join us to learn what research and learning opportunities the Munk school of global affairs offers undergraduate students.

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