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Viruses Have No Nationality

May 26, 2020
The COVID-19 virus is a risk to us all, but the pandemic does not affect everybody in the same way. From images of “Asia” to the shifting significance of face masks, there are cultural implications to visualizing a pandemic. MOA Curator Fuyubi Nakamura reflects on the power of imagery during these changing times. Read more


Summer RA Opportunities at IAR Centres and Programs

April 8, 2020
The area Centres and Programs at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) are offering Summer RAships for graduate students associated with the Centres and Programs or the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program at the SPPGA.


2019 Mosaic Taiwan Fellowship Exchange Program

March 4, 2019
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced the 2019 Mosaic Taiwan Fellowship Program recently. This 10-day long exchange program provides US and Canadian students and professionals a wonderful opportunity to explore Taiwan through workshops, lectures, historic site visits and extensive cultural activities from June 10 through June 21, 2019. (Please […]


臺灣師範大學華語文教學系2019年海外華語師資數位碩士在職專班招生

February 27, 2019
    ※海外華語師資數位碩士在職專班報名網址連結: https://ntnucamp.sce.ntnu.edu.tw/OnlineMTC/ ※臺師大華語文教學系信箱:tcsl@ntnu.edu.tw ※報名諮詢專線:+886-2-7734-3833 Click here for more details.      


Scholarships for Canadian academics, students and professionals

December 5, 2018
Scholarships for Canadian academics, students and professionals: Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program, 2019-2020 Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions. Program name: Canada-China […]


[Call for Participation]Modern Language Association forum in pre-14th Century Chinese Literature

November 30, 2018
A message from the executive committee: The Modern Language Association forum in pre-14th Century Chinese Literature is currently welcoming suggestions for thematic panels to be proposed for the 2020 MLA convention in Seattle. We will need to make formal proposals to the MLA in early 2019, so we would welcome informal suggestions from interested scholars now […]


Master’s programs and scholarship opportunities at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center

November 25, 2018
Here is an opportunity for The University of British Columbia students to earn a graduate certificate or master’s degree in China, advance their Mandarin language skills, and gain a multidisciplinary foundation in international affairs and China studies at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. Students with Mandarin proficiency at the intermediate to advanced level with an interest in studying in […]


In memory of Louis Cha 金庸

November 3, 2018
In memory of the great writer and thoughtful commentator, Louis Cha 金庸, who passed away this week. 金庸:我的中国历史观


NATSA Undergraduate Paper Competition and Professional Skill Webinar

October 22, 2018
The North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) starts to invite submission for its first Undergraduate Research Paper competition! The winner will receive a $250 cash award and be invited to present at NATSA’s annual conference in Seattle on May 16-18, 2019. Click here for more information. Also, don’t miss the next webinar—click here to learn […]


2018 全球城市圓桌會議 Global City Roundtable

October 19, 2018
香港研究是以「香港」作為中心分析對象的跨學科區域研究,而香港 研究學院成立於2015年7月, 是目前香港大專院校中唯一專門推動香港研究的學院。 香港研究學院以「世界香港」為策略方向, 從事以香港為中心的知識創造和傳遞, 致力於建立跨地域的香港研究社群。 Hong Kong Studies is an interdisciplinary field of area studies that takes “Hong Kong” as a central subject of analysis, and The Academy of Hong Kong Studies (AHKS), established in July 2015, is the first academy dedicated to fostering Hong Kong Studies within local tertiary institutions. Adopting the strategic direction […]