The Middle Kingdom Ride: An Epic Motorcycle Journey through China

July 31, 2010

AI Affiliate and photographer Ryan Pyle and his brother Colin will circumnavigate China by BMW motorcycle on a 60 day, 20,000 km journey that will take them through some of the most remote and populated regions of the world.

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New exhibition examines the struggles and hopes of Chinese-Canadians

July 23, 2010

The Richard Charles Lee Canada Hong-Kong Library will launch a new exhibition, Voyage – Struggles and Hope, on July 29th. Voyage covers stories of 9 Chinese-Canadians, and their journeys to become part of this multicultural society over the last century.

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Asian Institute affiliate, Ryan Pyle, a finalist at PDN Photo Annual 2010

June 3, 2010

Pyle received an honourable mention for two bodies of work for “The Chinese Infrastructure Project of the Baling River Bridge” and “Chinese Turkestan” (China’s western Xinjiang region).

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Asian Institute course on Transforming Global Politics at Fudan U

June 2, 2010

Joseph Wong, director of AI, returned from teaching a summer abroad course in Shanghai, which brought together University of Toronto and Fudan University students for an interactive learning environment in which to contemplate the rise of China.

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Taiwan strides toward full engagement in the global health network

May 28, 2010

Taiwan attended the World Health Organization meetings last week, with the objective of enhancing the substantive quality of the nation’s cooperation in the field of health.

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Asian Institute Welcomes Oxford Interns

May 18, 2010

Rachel Silvey, Director of the Dr. David Chu Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, will host two summer research interns from the University of Oxford, UK. This begins a reciprocal arrangement that will send a U of T student intern to Oxford next year.

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ASI400 Students Depart for Indonesia

April 23, 2010

Students in the Asia-Pacific Studies 400-level capstone course leave for Indonesia tonight to take part in a two week Internationalized Course Module (ICM) funded by the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Asian Foodprints 2010 oversold

March 8, 2010

The Honorary Patron, Senator Vivienne Poy, opened the second Asian Foodprints, an international food conference organized by the Asian Institute on March 5.

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Full house at Asian Institute’s Taiwan Cinema Yesterday and Today

February 28, 2010

Miss World Canada Lena Ma opened the gala on February 26 at Innis Town Hall with a Toronto-premiere of TEARS directed by Cheng Wen-Tang followed by a Taiwanese night market after party presented by Koo & Co and In the Kitchen with Dinah.

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Jacques Bertrand elected President of the CCSEAS

January 18, 2010

At the last business meeting of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) in October 2009, the CCSEAS elected Jacques Bertrand as President for a two-year term.

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