We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 INDiscussion competition. The winner is “The Crisis of Hong Kong Identity” by Timothy Yu, which was written following the aftermath of the protests against the ‘election’ of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying on April 1, 2012. Tim Yu is a fourth-year undergraduate student from Edmonton, Alberta studying at the University of Alberta. He became … Continue reading INDiscussion Winner: Tim Yu
DATE: Febrauary 11, 2013 TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM PLACE: Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library8th floor, Robarts Library 130 St.George Street University of Toronto Please RSVP here by February 4, 2013. Opening Remarks by The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy and Miss Gloria Lo, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) Chair LOUIS PAULY, Professor & Chair of the Department of … Continue reading Hong Kong Seminar Series: Economic Freedom of Hong Kong
INDePth is proud to announce our keynote speaker for the 2013 China Conference, David Mulroney, the former Canadian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. This is a rare opportunity to meet one of our country’s most distinguished diplomat in the Asia-Pacific region, and also to listen to someone who has extensive, hands-on experience in the field of international politics. David Mulroney has been called one … Continue reading Proudly Announcing the INDePth 2013 Keynote Speaker: David Mulroney
In addition to the current workshop topics for the upcoming conference, we will be presenting ‘The Great Firewall of China’ regarding China’s Internet usage and social media. The Internet and, more recently, social networks, have been heralded as powerful tools to combat oppression, censorship and misinformation. Twitter was famously used to coordinate protests during the Arab Spring while YouTube has been used as a platform … Continue reading The Great Firewall of China
INDePth and New Silk Road Presents: Up The Yangtze Date: December 7, 2012 4-6 PM Location: The Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N Please join us for a screening of Up the Yangtze, a 2007 documentary film directed by Chinese-Canadian director Yung Chang. The film focuses on people affected by the building of the Three Gorges Dam, a gargantuan and hotly contested symbol … Continue reading Film Screening: ‘Up the Yangtze’
China: In Pursuit of Balance and Harmony You are invited to our first INDePth Talk! Time: November 30, 4:00-6:00 Place: Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 208N After 30 years of reforms, China’s economy has grown to become the world’s second largest. However, uneven development and social inequality pose serious challenges to the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party. On November 30, distinguished faculty from the … Continue reading INDePth Talk (Part I)
Research and Development | Executive Associates Positions: 2 Time Commitment: 3 hours per week Responsibilities Assist VP and Program Director with variety of tasks such as confirming speakers and developing the Conference content Help manage email accounts and keep Dropbox folder organized Attend bi-weekly departmental meetings Attend monthly all member meetings Must be proficient with basic usage of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.) Ideal candidates … Continue reading [Closed] INDePth is Recruiting!
Faces of China 多面中國: The transformative power of development DAY 1 / Friday March 8th China’s unexpected economic boom of the past three decades has created the opportunity for changing social and environmental discourses in its society. Within China’s borders, shifting ideologies have facilitated not only new strategies of development but have altered its social and environmental landscapes to ultimately shift how China is perceived worldwide. … Continue reading Key Themes and Workshop Topics for China Conference 2013