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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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Full house at opening of Taiwanese Cuisine: Intimate Politics in Film

October 21, 2011

The opening gala screening of NIGHT MARKET HERO directed by Tien-Lun Yeh played to a full house at Innis Town Hall last Friday. While the after party in Innis Café, showcasing authentic Taiwanese night market food, spilled into the hallways.

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An Exploration of Korean Cuisine

June 28, 2011

Experts from around the globe gathered with food aficionados and interested students, faculty and members of the public on June 10 for the sold-out 2011 Asian Foodprints Conference, Exploring Korea through Its Foods and Foodways.

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2011 Tamil Studies Conference

May 25, 2011

Over 150 attendees came together on May 13 & 14th for the sixth annual Tamil Studies Conference, Parimaanam: Images, Embodiments and Contestations, held at the University of Toronto, New College.

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