Past Events

Opportunity: Research Assistant at a Tokyo-based Think Tank

Research Assistant at a Tokyo-based Think Tank This is an exciting and rare opportunity to work on the front lines of informing public debate and shaping Japan’s domestic and global policy. Asia Pacific Initiative (AP Initiative) is a Tokyo-based independent think tank established in 2011. It was originally established in response to the Fukushima disaster […]

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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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