UBC Library, in cooperation with the Ohio University Libraries, is hosting the fifth WCILCOS International Conference of Institutes and Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies. This is the first time UBC has been invited to host the WCILCOS Conference, and the first time it has been hosted in Canada. Eleanor Yuen, Head of UBC’s Asian Library, has helped organize WCILCOS conferences since 2003.
The event will focus on “Chinese through the Americas.” More than 150 delegates from around the world will gather in Vancouver to present research and findings. Keynote speakers include Prof. Henry Yu, Dept. of History, UBC, and Prof. Guotu Zhuang, Xiamen University.
Date: May 16 – 19
Place: UBC Point Grey campus
Conference presentations will be shared via UBC’s cIRcle