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[New Course] Italy and China

ITAL 409/ ITST 419/ RMST 420: ITALY and CHINA Winter 2017/18 Term 2 Time and date: 11:00 am – 12:00 am, Mondy, Wednesday, Friday Classroom: Room 202, Mathematics Building Instructor: Professor Gaoheng ZHANG (Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies) *This course fulfills Arts’ LiteratureRequirement and counts as an Interdisciplinary Studies (IDST) Research-intensive course. The language […]

2017 World Chinese Legal Philosophy Conference

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is pleased to host the 2017 World Chinese Legal Philosophy Conference here at our campus in Vancouver, Canada from October 29-30.   Date: Oct. 29 –  30, 2017 Venue:  Allard Hall (1822 East Mall, Vancouver) Host: Centre for Asian Legal Studies, The Peter A. Allard School of Law   […]

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.” “The world has clearly lost a giant whose impact will live on in the hearts and […]

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 […]

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.