NOTE: This post will be the first in a series regarding the ‘South Asia’ theme. Keep checking back for additional posts and information throughout the 2016-2017 academic year! Click here to read our updated proposal South Asia’s history is long, diverse and rich. The Indus Valley civilization is considered one of the first major civilizations in the subcontinent. The land was also home to the … Continue reading South Asia Conference Intro
Applications for the 2016-2017 cycle has been closed. The content below is for reference only. INDePth is back! After a brief hiatus, the conference series is set to roll for the 2016-2017 academic year. We are currently recruiting Vice Chair and general executive positions! Click here to find out more. Please note that applicants for executive positions must be a student at the University of … Continue reading We are recruiting! INDePth call for Executives 2016-2017
Registration is continuing for the 2015 INDePth Conference, ‘Japan Embattled: A Nation in Transition’. Tickets are just $25. Visit http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/indepth-conference-2015-japan-tickets-14365586857 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register! Continue reading Registration is continuing for the 2015 INDePth Conference!
We begin this academic year in anticipation for INDePth’s exploration of Japan for our 2015 conference. Our provoking theme for next year titled “Japan Embattled: A Nation in Transition”, encourages students across all areas of study to immerse themselves in an interactive experience as we engage in the unfolding of political and economic aspects of contemporary Japan. The conference hopes to delve in a productive … Continue reading Japan Embattled: A Nation in Transition
All University students across different disciplines are eligible to apply! To apply for a position: Email: email@example.com 1. Attach a copy of your résumé/CV (maximum two pages) 2. Attach a cover letter (maximum one page) 3. Please specify in the subject of the email: INDePth Application / (Position you are applying for) / (Your name) 4. Each position number requires a separate application For general … Continue reading [CLOSED] Japan 2015 Executive Positions: Now Recruiting!
INDePth is pleased to announce Sophie Qu as the INDiscussion Blog Competition winner for 2014. The Korea Canadian Scholarship Foundation selected her entry written on the “The Two Koreas and the Responsibility of the International Community“. Sophie Qu is a fourth-year Criminology and Concurrent Education student at the University of Toronto. She will be receiving her $500 grand prize from the Korea Canadian Scholarship Foundation at the … Continue reading INDiscussion Winner for 2014
Re: Former Canadian Ambassador to South Korea and Permanent Representative to the UN Marius Grinius to Deliver Opening Keynote at the INDePth Conference, March 20-21 TORONTO, ON—INDePth is honoured to announce that Marius Grinius, Canada’s former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN and the former Canadian Ambassador to South Korea, will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2014 Conference: Reimagining the Korean Peninsula: … Continue reading Marius Grinius to Deliver Opening Keynote
As the INDePth Korea 2014 draws closer, we are excited to receive the generous financial support of The Centre for the Study of Korea as a Platinum sponsor. The Centre for the Study of Korea was established in the fall of 2006 with the goal of promoting critical approaches to the research of Korea. The Centre also aims to develop pedagogical materials for teaching about … Continue reading Re: Centre for the Study of Korea Sponsorship
Few issues involving North Korea have been as prominent or talked-about in the media as the most recent “basketball diplomacy” trips led by Dennis Rodman. From its inception, this proposed project was framed and labelled most generously as a shallow publicity stunt to most critically as downright morally reprehensible. The referrals by ex-NBA player Rodman to Kim Jong Un as a “friend for life” and … Continue reading Media Representation Workshop
CASSU x INDePth Presents: Beyond the “Hermit Kingdom”: Media Perception and Depiction of North Korea Media both reflects the norms and values which undergird the social and political fabric of a community and, in turn, a community’s media representations can help shape perceptions that a particular society holds of itself and others. This is no different in the context of North Korea, and the media … Continue reading INDePth Event: Media Perception and Depiction of North Korea