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March 9, 2020
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Two week summer introductory Tibetan and Nepali language courses are being offered by the UBC Department of Asian Studies and UBC Himalaya Program. These community-engaged courses blend classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus at Tibetan and Nepali community sites in the Lower Mainland. Students receive 3 credits from the Department of Asian Studies. 

IN THE MEDIA
  Professor Anne Murphy, Centre for India and South Asia Research Director, was interviewed on Spice Radio"Bringing Awareness to the Citizenship Amendment Act in India" February 24, 2020.
  SPPGA Professor Kai Ostwald was featured on multiple outlets, including Bloomberg, BNN Bloomberg, and Yahoo"Malaysia Finds a Polarized Place in the Trump-Brexit World" March 1, 2020.
  SPPGA Faculty Associate Yves Tiberghien was featured on UBC International Relations Students Association's Global Get Down Podcast"Episode 2: Coronavirus - Disease and Cooperation" March 1, 2020.
  SPPGA Professor Paul Evans was featured in The Hill Times"Tory Questions Turning House Canada-China Group Into 'Committee for Un-Canadian Activities,' Says Witness" March 4, 2020.
►  SPPGA Faculty Associate Yves Tiberghien was quoted in Business in Vancouver"Debate Sparked Over Bid for Chinese Restaurant Tax Breaks" March 5, 2020.
IAR EVENTS
Wednesday, March 11

Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location:  xʷθəθiqətəm (Place of many trees), Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Dr., UBC
Speaker: Dr. Peter Klein (University of British Columbia), Dr. Srinivas Murthy  (University of British Columbia), Dr. Kelley Lee (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Dr. Pitman Potter (University of British Columbia), David Patrick
Sponsors:  School of Population and Public Health, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

Friday, March 13
  Screening: A Simple Life     NEW

Time: 3:45PM - 6:00PM
Location:  Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, UBC
Sponsors:  Hong Kong Studies Initiative, Cantonese Language Program, Department of Asian Studies, Department of History, Centre for Chinese Research

ON-CAMPUS EVENTS
Wednesday, March 11

Time: 12:30PM - 2:00PM
Location:  Room 122, Fasken Classroom, Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall, UBC
Speaker: Dr. Pitman Potter (University of British Columbia)
Sponsor:  Centre for Asian Legal Studies

Friday, March 13

Time: 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location:  Room 106, Farris Hall, Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall, UBC
Speaker: Dr. Dongsheng Zang (University of Washington)
Sponsor:  Centre for Asian Legal Studies

NEW OPPORTUNITIES
               

To notify us of upcoming Asia related events, send us an email at iar.ubc@ubc.ca.

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