Institute of Asian Research
September 9, 2015
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.
May 8, 2015
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.
June 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
Media Release | May 27, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
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…
June 10, 2013
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.
Media Release | November 5, 2012
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.
October 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Yves Tiberghien discusses the likely challenges facing an October leadership transition.
Media Release | March 8, 2012
UBC experts and community members are available to comment on the March 11 anniversary of Japan’s “triple disaster” – the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant meltdown.