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Politics of Reading Postdocs and PhD Positions

Dear Colleagues, I would like to alert you to one Post-Doc and three PhD positions open in Freiburg (start date: June / September this year). Would you be so kind to circulate these among your students / colleagues? As it will take a couple of days until the offer will be online on the system […]

Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies

2018-19 Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2018-19 competition for the Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies. The fellowship will be for a period of three to twelve months from August 1, 2018 to July 31, […]

UBC Chinese Language Program Volunteer Recruitment Appeal

UBC中文项目作为北美最大的中文项目,从创办以来一直致力于华文的研究与传播。在为以中文为母语的学生提供助其提高文学造诣的文学课的同时,也为对中华语言、文化感兴趣的外国学生提供各个水平的中文课程。 The Chinese Language Program in the Asian Studies Department is the leading language program in North America. Our program provides both heritage and non-heritage language courses for students from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, students wishing to challenge themselves can take our Literature and Classical Chinese courses. 现在,我们项目正在招收中文流利的志愿者。志愿者的工作主要包括帮助各个水平中文课的学生练习中文,以及参与中文项目主办的各项活动的策划与执行。志愿者将获得UBC中文项目开出的志愿者工作时数证明,除此之外,更能广结各国好友,锻炼并提高沟通能力、活动组织能力及执行能力。只要你热情积极,喜欢交朋友,有一定的中文基础,我们都欢迎你加入我们中文系志愿者的大团队! The Chinese Language program is seeking for volunteers […]

Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) Information Session

A transformative experience awaits in China – and your academic pursuits won’t miss a beat. The Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) connects Canadian students with fully-funded opportunities to study in China. Through CLIC you stay on track to earn credits toward your degree, but with the added, life-long benefits of an immersive cultural experience. […]

[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".