Institute of Asian Research
‘The status quo isn’t good enough’: UBC launches Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs
A new professional program at UBC will train students to address the pressing issues of the 21st century, including human rights, climate change, poverty, security and risk.
Sep 9, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on Southeast Asia issues
Senior officials from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are meeting May 10-12 in Vancouver to discuss political, security, and trade issues with their Canadian counterparts.
May 8, 2015
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
Jun 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie
China’s Tiananmen Square, 25 years later: UBC experts comment
UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.
May 27, 2014
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books UBC’s Yves Tiberghien looks ahead to a year of important milestones and trends in Asia. Read more…
Jan 21, 2014
Is war with North Korea a possibility?
The recent military threats were rhetoric and it’s an annual thing (caused by joint U.S and South Korea war maneuvers) so things will quiet down now until next March.
Jun 10, 2013
UBC experts comment on China’s leadership changes
On Nov. 8 – just days after the U.S. election – China will hold its 18th National Party Congress, a week of high-level meetings that will culminate with new leadership for the superpower. UBC Asia scholars are available to preview the event and discuss its outcomes.
Nov 5, 2012
Changes at the top: China shakes up leaders
Yves Tiberghien discusses the likely challenges facing an October leadership transition.
Oct 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh