Announcement


Photographic works donated to the Richard Charles Lee Library

November 14, 2009

Dr. Neville Poy has made a gift of 21 photos from his collection, “Photographic Expressions of Asia”, to the RCL-Canada Hong Kong Library. The director of the library, Dr. Jack Leong, will organize a benefit sale of the photos for interested collectors.

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New work by Ryan Pyle in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province

November 10, 2009

The multi-year Chinese Turkistan project has been making exciting progression in both the disciplines of anthropology and photography, in an attempt to emulate the methodology of the great documentary photographers of the past century.

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Asian Institute and Reel Asian to discuss development issues and film

November 5, 2009

East Asian development deeply impacts our global future. Invited film directors and panelists discuss the emerging social and culture changes that we face, and in particular look at how film plays a role in understanding these changes.

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New Taiwan field school at the Asian Institute

October 23, 2009

The University of Toronto has been invited to select a delegation of ten outstanding students – future leaders – to participate on a one-week visit to Taiwan.

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Rebuilding for children and families in Sichuan Province

October 8, 2009

The Asian Institute and UNICEF is holding a panel discussion to focus on the 2008 earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province and its impact on children and families. The massive earthquake left 88,000 dead and five million homeless.

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Photo-journalist Ryan Pyle reports from China

September 22, 2009

Asian Institute affilliate, Ryan Pyle, recently had the opportunity to visit a region of China that has often been overlooked during China’s sprint towards modernity, and that region is the province of Guizhou.

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Asian Pacific Foundation & Asian Institute announce 25@25 contest

September 18, 2009

The 25@25 contest celebrates APF’s 25th anniversary by asking young Canadians to share their vision for Canada’s future with Asia. 25@25 sets out to identify the 25 most important issues for Canada-Asia relations.

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A diverse line-up of visiting scholars at the Asian Institute this year

September 18, 2009

The director, Joe Wong, announces the following scholars who will be at the Asian Institute: Golam Dastagir, Jennifer Hsu, Norihito Kubota, Dong-Hwi Lee, Jessica Li, James Manicom, Mariam Mufti, Bharat Punjabi, Hong Loan Trinh, and Toshiko Tsujimoto.

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Yiching Wu, new faculty to join the Asian Institute

September 14, 2009

The director of the Asian Institute, Professor Joseph Wong, is very pleased to announce an appointment of Dr. Yiching Wu to the Asian Modernities position at the Insitute and Department of East Asian Studies.

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Faculty search for Dr. David Chu Professorship in Asia-Pacific Studies

September 14, 2009

The Faculty of Arts and Science invite applications and nominations for an endowed chair at the level of Associate or Full Professor at the Asian Institute.

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