October 13, 2020
► Professor Sara Shneiderman (SPPGA; Anthropology) speaks in this two-part series hosted by the Disasters Deconstructed Podcast, S3E11 - Manifesto Part 1 and S3E12 - Manifesto Part 2. September 14 & September 21, 2020, respectively.
► Professor Kai Ostwald (SPPGA; Political Science) and Constant Courtin (UBC PhD student) published a piece in Contemporary Southeast AsiaMalapportionment in Myanmar's Elections: A Slumbering MenaceMay 2020.
 Professor Sara Shneiderman (SPPGA; Anthropology) authored a chapter in Ethnicity, Commodity, In/Corporation, "The Affective Potentialities and Politics of Ethnicity, Inc. in Restructuring Nepal: Social Science, Sovereignty, and Signification". August 2020.
► Professor Sara Shneiderman (SPPGA; Anthropology) and Edward Boyle published in Verge: Studies in Global Asias, "Redundancy, Resilience, Repair: Infrastructural Effects in Borderland Spaces". Fall 2020.
► Professor Kai Ostwald (SPPGA; Political Science) authored an opinion piece in East Asia Forum, "The Singapore PAP's Waning Dominance"October 2, 2020.
Thursday, October 15
Time: 6:00PM - 7:15PM PDT
Location: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)
Speakers: Dr. Erin L. Brightwell (University of Michigan), Dr. Michael McCarty (Salisbury University), Dr. Roberta Strippoli (Binghamton University)
Sponsor: Centre for Japanese Research

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Friday, October 16
Time: 5:00PM - 6:00PM PDT
Location: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)
Speaker: Dr. Paul Courtright (University of Cape Town)
Sponsor: Centre for Korean Research

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Friday, October 23
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)
Speaker: Dr. Brian Kwok (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Sponsor: UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative, Department of Asian StudiesDepartment of HistoryCentre for Chinese ResearchAsian LibraryInterdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster

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Monday, October 26
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM PDT
Location: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)
Speaker: Dr. Albert L. Park (Claremont McKenna College)
Sponsor: Centre for Korean Research

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Saturday, October 17
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM PDT
Location: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)
Speakers: Dr. Michael Hathaway (Simon Fraser University), Nandini Sundar, Dr. Sara Shneiderman (University of British Columbia)
Sponsor: SFU's Institute for the Humanities, Hari Sharma Foundation, David Lam Centre for International Communication, School for International Studies, and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Democracy Alliance

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