Past Events

Applications Open for the Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies

The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies (http://www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC) is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research related to Japanese Studies. UBC is a member of the consortium, which enables a reduced tuition and better access to funding. The deadline for the ten-month program is December 14 if […]

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Conciliation and Disruption in Memorial Spaces in the Philippines

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Time: 4:00-6:00 PM Venue: Room 604, Asian Centre (1871 West Mall) By: Professor Karl Ian Cheng Chua, Ateneo de Manila University Part of the 2018 One Asia Forum Tak Series by the Department of Asian Studies. Abstract: On December 2017, a statue to commemorate comfort women was dedicated in Manila which created a minor […]

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The Social and Political Lives of Japanese Cherry Blossoms

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM Lecture; 7:30 PM Reception Venue: Asian Centre Auditorium (1871 West Mall) By: Dr. Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney Free and open to the public. Register online at asia.ubc.ca. About the Presenter: Dr. Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney is the William F. Vilas Research Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin. Following from her recent book, Kamikaze, […]

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CJR 2017-2018 Annual Report

We appreciate everyone’s participation and contribution in the school year of 2017-2018. The CJR Annual Report is now available for download: CJR 2017-18 Annual Report

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CJR Lunchtime Lecture on March 28!

“Owning the Ocean: Alaska Fishermen and the Japanese ‘Invasion’ of Bristol Bay, 1937-1938,” by Ross Coen (PhD Candidate in University of Washington)

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CJR Conference “Donald Trump, Japan and Canada”

Click here to RSVP! ■ Date: February 2, 2018 ■ Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM ■ Venue: UBC Liu Institute, multi-purpose room (1st floor)

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Japanese Women’s Business Association Symposium

Date: September 28, 2017 Place: Robson Square Theatre, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver Event poster PDF

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Borderwork: Migration and Territory in East Asia

April 12th 2017, 2-3:30PM@ UBC Institute of Asian Reseach Room 120 (1855 West Mall)

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Explaining Exceptionality: Care and Migration Policies in Japan and South Korea

April 11th 2017, 12:30-2PM@ UBC IAR Room 351

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Rebalancing competing values relating to the right to be forgotten and users’ rights: Toward a new conception of rights in the age of AI, IoT, and Robotics

March 29th 2017, 12:30-13:30 @UBC Peter Allard School of Law Room 106 (1822 East Mall)

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