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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Ryan Pyle photographs China’s golf course construction boom

January 11, 2010

The story revolves around Hainan Island, China’s southern most province, which is currently experiencing a golf course construction boom; the only concern is that the government in Beijing recently passed a law making golf course construction illegal.

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A MOU on Hong Kong-Canada working holiday arrangement signed

December 23, 2009

During the Prime Minister’s visit to Hong Kong earlier in December, a MOU was signed between Hong Kong and Canada to firm up the establishment of a bilateral “Working Holiday Arrangement” to take effect from March 1, 2010.

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Early review on Stages of Capital

October 20, 2009

TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (London) | What are you reading? | From a look over the shoulders of a scholar-reviewer

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Asian Institute successfully launched inaugural Asian Foodprints

May 5, 2009

The Asian Institute at the University of Toronto hosted its inaugural conference on Asian Foodprints on Friday, May 1. This year’s focus was China and Hong Kong.

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Canadian Premiere of “Flowers in the Sky” with filmmaker in attendance

April 17, 2009

The Centre for South Asian Studies has invited award-winning Prasanna Vithanage, one of Sri Lanka’s most notable filmmakers, to screen his latest film currently touring the festival circuit and will be released into Sri Lankan cinemas in July 2009.

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South Asian Studies moves to the Munk Centre

April 13, 2009

Starting September, there will be a shift in priorities for the undergraduate program in South Asian Studies. “This is a good time to rethink what we want the program to do,” said Chelva Kanaganayakam, director of the Centre for South Asia Studies.

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