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INDePth Receives Dean’s International Initiatives Award

February 6, 2013

The INDePth Conference, run by a team of undergraduate students in the Contemporary Asian Studies program, will bring together students and professionals from around the world to discussion development in China at the University of Toronto this March.

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Anand Patwardhan: Cinemas of Resistance

November 22, 2012

The Centre for South Asian Studies has partnered with the Cinema Studies Institute and the Royal Ontario Museum to bring Anand Patwardhan, India’s leading documentary filmmaker, to Toronto.

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Insights from the Social Innovation Research Group in Taiwan

November 12, 2012

In an article in the Guardian, SIRG member Reza Mirza discusses what makes a good ecosystem for social enterprises.

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Celebrating Asian Film

November 8, 2012

Over the next week the Asian Institute will celebrate Asian film with two special events in partnership with the Reel Asian International Film Festival.

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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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