January 27, 2020

The UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative, in partnership with the Hong Kong History Project at the University of Bristol, is pleased to announce a history workshop to be held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, on May 29-31, 2020.  We seek original contributions that do, in their different ways, speak to the workshop's theme. 

Deadline: February 15, 2020

  The Financial Times reviewed SPPGA Professor Timothy Cheek, David Ownby and Joshua Fogel's new book, "Voices from the Chinese Century" November 2019.
  SPPGA Professor Paul Evans was featured on CBC"'A Difficult Choice': Will Ottawa's Huawei 5G Decision Consider Fates of Canadians Jailed in China?" January 13, 2020.
  SPPGA Faculty Associate Yves Tiberghien was featured in Business in Vancouver"New U.S.-China 'Phase 1' Trade Deal Could Be Boon or Bane for Canadian, B.C. Exports" January 15, 2020.
►  SPPGA Visiting Professor Wenran Jiang was quoted on CTV News"Canada-China Relations Committee Convenes". January  21, 2020.
  SPPGA Faculty Associate Yves Tiberghien was interviewed on Global News"Meng Wanzhou's Extradition and the Future of Canada - China Relations" January 21, 2019.
► SPPGA Assistant Professor Kai Ostawald was featured on The Tri-City News, "New Virus Could Disrupt Global Economy As Markets, Consumers Change Behaviour" January 23, 2019.
  SPPGA Assistant Professor Kai Ostwald published a book chapter in The Defeat of Barisan Nasional: Missed Signs or Late Surge? titled, "Against the Odds: Malaysia's Electoral Process and Pakatan Harapan's Unlikely Victory".  2019.
  SPPGA Assistant Professor Kai Ostwald published a book chapter in Malaysia's 14th General Election and UMNO's Fall: Intra-Elite Feuding in the Pursuit of Power titled, "Electoral boundaries in Malaysia's 2018 Election: Malapportionment, Gerrymandering and UMNO's Fall".  2019.
  SPPGA Assistant Professor Kai Ostwald co-wrote a research article in Democratization"Four Arenas: Malaysia's 2018 Election, Reform, and Democratization" January 16, 2020.
Thursday, January 30

Time: 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Location:  Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Rd, UBC
Speaker: Dr. Francesca Cassio (Hofstra University)
Sponsors:  Centre for India and South Asia Research, UBC Green College, Department of Asian Studies

Friday, January 31

Time: 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Location:  Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, UBC 
Speakers: Tanaka Yukari (Nihon University), Hayashi Naoki (Nihon University), Toeda Hirokazu (Waseda University), Nezu Tomohiko (Ritsumeikan University)
Sponsors:  UBC Asian Studies Department, Centre for Japanese Research

Thursday, February 6

Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location:  Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, UBC
Speaker: Kresimir Krnic (University of Zagreb)
Sponsors:  Centre for India and South Asia Research, Department of Asian Studies

Thursday, January 30

Time: 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Location:  Room 604, Asian Centre,1871 West Mall, UBC
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Balkwill (University of Winnipeg)
Sponsors:  Tianzhu Global Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures, FROGBEAR


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