Asia

ISID Welcomes Bart Édes as Professor of Practice

Published: 23Apr2021

Mr Bart Édes joins ISID as Professor of Practice for a two year term beginning May 1 2021.  At the Institute, Mr Édes will broaden capacities in relation to Asia and will complement other ISID...

ISID congratulates Nhu Truong, former winner of its graduate field research award.

Published: 20Feb2020

ISID congratulates Nhu Truong who has just been awarded a Shorenstein postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.  As a Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow on Contemporary Asia, Dr Truong will...

Why Canada was shut out of Asia’s new power forum

Published: 25Sep2012

Last week, a Globe article outlined the challenges that Canada faces in establishing itself as a trading power in the Asian region....

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, falls on Nov. 13

Published: 9Nov2012

For about a billion revelers around the world, that means it's time to start thinking about sweets -- specifically the South Asian confections called mithai. […] "Sweets are a sign of positive...

Asia and a happy future for opera

Published: 15Aug2014

With classical music's popularity thriving in Asia (as millions of youngsters in China in particular are studying piano and violin from early age), and with the financial difficulties facing...

Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Published: 6Sep2016

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill...

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