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Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Mourned

The Centre for Chinese Research mourns the passing of Liu Xiaobo, a writer, scholar, and conscientious intellectual who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his non-violent struggle for constitutional democracy and “fundamental human rights in China.”  

John Friedmann Passes

  Dr. John Friedmann has died at the age of 91. He was a honorary professor at School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), and our affiliated professor at Centre for Chinese Research, after years of work in the field of planning. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Leonie Sandercock, SCARP Professor and his daughter Manuela Friedmann, of […]

Call for Papers: RE: Taiwan as Practice, Method, and Theory

The NATSA 2017 conference, titled “RE: Taiwan as Practice, Method, and Theory” endeavors to critically retrace the epistemological position and geopolitical contour of Taiwan studies by highlighting the multiply-intersected field in terms of practice, method, and theory. As seen in the header line of most email replies, the prefix “RE:”— regarding the matter of—can mean […]

In Memoriam: Professor Samuel Ho (1936-2016)

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Samuel Ho on July 20, 2016.  Born in Tianjin on November 19, 1936, Sam spent his childhood in China until moving to the US with his family in 1949.  Sam was fortunate to attend Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York before receiving […]

Video: Global Real Estate Investment – The Vancouver- China Nexus

Click to watch the full video of the CCR Event "Global Real Estate Investment: The Vancouver-China Nexus".

CBC News: Global real estate investment debated at UBC forum in Vancouver

Four panelists shared their thoughts on what's driving the cost of real estate.
Event organized by the UBC's Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate and the Centre for Chinese Research.

Podcast: Christopher Rea and Timothy Brook

The Peter Wall Institute has produced a 30-min podcast from Dr.Christopher Rea's book launch.