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Diana Fu stands at podium in Munk School

DIANA FU’S RESEARCH, AWARD-WINNING BOOK PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO CONTEMPORARY CHINA

November 14, 2019

Diana Fu talks about her research on labour movements in China.

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A damaged surveillance camera is seen at Tai Koo MTR station on October 3, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.

China’s Surveillance State Has Tens of Millions of New Targets

October 24, 2019

Read the Foreign Policy article co-authored by doctoral student Emile Dirks, whose supervisors include affiliated faculty Diana Fu, Joseph Wong, and Victor Falkenheim.

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exhibition display case in Robarts Library

Unit 731: Medical Atrocities in Wartime East-Asia

September 27, 2019

The exhibition at Robarts Library explores the atrocities carried out by the Japanese Imperial Army’s human experimentation unit, the historical context, and the implications for international politics, justice, and human rights.

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Congratulations Diana Fu: Charles Tilly Book Award Recipient

Professor Diana Fu Honoured with 2019 Charles Tilly Book Award from ASA

September 26, 2019

This marks the third major book award for 2017’s Mobilizing Without the Masses: Contention and Control in China.

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students stand on the bank of a river in Osaka, Japan

Diversifying Culture Beyond the Human in Osaka, Japan

September 11, 2019

Antony Zelenka and Johanna Pokorny What can strolling along a dammed and dyked river system on the post-industrial outskirts of Osaka, Japan teach us about cultural diversity? This past spring, eleven graduate students from the University of Toronto were led...

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3 CAS students in Myanmar

“Nothing short of eye-opening”: The Asian Institute’s ICM to Myanmar

August 1, 2019

Asian Institute students and faculty traveled to Yangon, Myanmar for ten days to see, feel, taste, and hear about the issues they study in seminars and readings.

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boys in Cox's Bazar refugee settlment, Bangladesh. Photo by Sakshi Shetty

Student Researchers Examine Gendered Aid in the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

May 30, 2019

With support from the Richard Charles Lee Insights through Asia Challenge, undergraduate students conducted on-the-ground research in Cox’s Bazar refugee settlement, Bangladesh.

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Tong Lam photograph

Tong Lam: Moving Images, Moving People

May 3, 2019

Professor Tong Lam’s Contact Photography Festival exhibition documents contemporary China’s outdoor film phenomena, exploring themes of urban space, spectacle, and the formation of the political subject.

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Tong Lam photograph

Tong Lam: Moving Images, Moving People

May 2, 2019

Professor Tong Lam’s photographs will be featured at 401 Richmond as part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival from May 10 to June 8, 2019.

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close up on the body of a soldier holding an automatic weapon.

A Closer Look at the Kashmir Crisis

March 20, 2019

Centre for South Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Joseph McQuade discusses the recent escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, their historical roots and their local and global implications.

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