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Observance and Memorial: Photographs from S-21, Cambodia

September 25, 2012

Curated by Photo Archive Group, and Dr. Carla Rose Shapiro from the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs, this exhibition calls attention to the atrocities in Cambodia in the 1970s, and human rights issues overall.

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AI’s Global Ideas Institute participants make their own opportunities

July 23, 2012

Future Youth Engineers from Northview Heights Secondary School created a unique design idea for a waterless, affordable, and hygienic toilet ...

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Canada-Hong Kong Library symposium enriches minds and holdings

June 26, 2012

On March 19, the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library hosted China’s Macao SAR: 12 Years of Breakthrough & Transformation, a one-day international academic symposium co-organized by the University of Macau (UM) and the University of Toronto.

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Students pushed to think about health innovation at Global Ideas Institute

May 1, 2012

The Global Ideas Institute is at the cutting-edge of research, teaching, and citizen engagement. Leader organizer, Asian Institute, exposes and engages young people – future global leaders – to address pressing global challenges.

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Five AI Students Observe Presidential and Legislative Elections in Taiwan

February 11, 2012

For eight days in January, five students of the Asian Institute travelled to Taipei, Taiwan to conduct field research, timed to coincide with Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections.

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Alana Boland leads international course module in Chengdu, China

February 3, 2012

Geography and Asian Institute students get inside look at urbanization and development in western interior.

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Spotlight on Richard Charles Lee Canada Hong Kong Library

January 26, 2012

The Library houses the largest research collection on Hong Kong and Canada-Hong Kong studies outside of Hong Kong. The Asian Institute is a collaborator of the Library’s speaker and cinema series. View the Library video here.

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The University of Toronto’s Independent Weekly: The future of the Chosen Un

January 20, 2012

North Korea, to borrow Winston Churchill’s phrase, is “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.”

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Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies conference a great success!

November 24, 2011

On October 14-15, the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies hosted the biennial conference of the CCSEAS. More than 120 people attended for a full two days of panels. Scholars from Asia, Europe and the

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Longest journey by motorcycle in one country

November 22, 2011

Asian Institute affiliate Ryan Pyle and his brother Colin are in the Canadian edition of the Guinness Book of World Records for 2012, following their epic tour of China – a 10,091-mile (16,240-km) ride starting and finishing in Shanghai.

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