Job Posting | Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies

August 24, 2011

The Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications and nominations for the Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies.

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Asian Institute Welcomes New Dr. David Chu Professor Takashi Fujitani

May 19, 2011

The Asian Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Dr. David Chu Professor in Asia-Pacific Studies, Takashi Fujitani. Professor Fujitani will be cross-appointed with the Department of History and the Asian Institute beginning fall 2011.

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Asian Institute Welcomes Professor William Hurst

April 20, 2011

The Asian Institute is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Professor William Hurst to political science at the Department of Social Sciences, UTSC. Professor Hurst will be affiliated with the Asian Institute beginning in the fall of 2011.

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One Thousand Cranes for Japan

March 28, 2011

From March 28 to April 1, the Asia-Pacific Club and the Asian Institute will be folding one thousand paper cranes to raise money for Japan in the wake of the devastating damaged caused by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

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AI and RCLL Welcome Visiting Scholar Dr. Kui-Wai Li

January 7, 2011

Professor Kui-Wai Li (City University of Hong Kong) has been awarded a Richard Charles Lee Canada Hong Kong Library (RCLL) short-term travel grant, and will be Visiting Professor at the Asian Institute and the RCLL from January to March 2011.

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SAS415H1 History, Memory, Archives: Alternative Histories of Colonial India

November 18, 2010

Visiting Professor Nonica Datta (University of Delhi) will teach a fourth-year seminar in January 2011 focusing on the interplay of history, memory, and archives to understand and craft parallel histories in colonial India.

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Asian Institute Welcomes Visiting Scholar Mami Iwakami

November 12, 2010

Professor Iwakami teaches Sociology at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, Japan, and her major research area is the Modern Japanese Family. She will be a Visiting Scholar at the Asian Institute for 2011-12.

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Arjun Appadurai gave inaugural Asian Futures Lecture at the Munk School

October 28, 2010

Last week Professor Appadurai (Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University) talked about “The New and the Now: Globalization and the Politics of the Déjà Vu” to a grateful audience in an overfilled facility.

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Taiwan Field School 2010

October 14, 2010

Last year’s Taiwan Field School was such a success, it has been renewed for another year. Interested upper-year undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science are eligible to apply for the field school, which will run from Dec 5-11, 2010.

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Summer Internship Opportunities in Taiwan

October 6, 2010

The Asian Institute is pleased to announce two internship opportunities for undergraduate students at Taiwanese NGOs that promote domestic and international political-economic development. Please see the Call for Applications for details.

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