In the Media

[In the media] HKSI Associates Dr. Paul Evans and Dr. Yves Tiberghien on the recent trip to China by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

December 15, 2017

HKSI Associates Dr. Paul Evans and Dr. Yves Tiberghien spoke to the media on the recent trip to China by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

[Congratulations] HKSI Associate and Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research Dr. Yves Tiberghien to receive the honor of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite from the French Government

November 24, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Yves Tiberghien for being awarded the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite per decree of the French President. This national distinction rewards “distinguished accomplishment.”

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on his work on the seldom-told stories of racism and discrimination in British Columbia [The Ubyssey]

November 10, 2017

// As a descendent of migrants from Zhongshan county in southern China, Yu became personally invested in uncovering the stories of the forgotten oldtimers who played a significant role in shaping not only his personal history, but also British Columbia’s. //

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Hedy Law of the UBC School of Music on the art and transmission of Cantonese opera [Fairchild Television]

October 12, 2017

[Interviews] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on “Learning History to Resist Hate”

October 9, 2017

"On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, UBC will host a Day of Learning to mark the 75th anniversary of Japanese Canadian internment, and the 5th anniversary of the UBC Honorary Degree Ceremony for the 76 Japanese Canadian students expelled in 1942. We spoke to History Professor Henry Yu about the history of the Japanese Canadian Internment and why we need people trained in history, literature and the humanities to recognize and resist xenophobia and exclusion today."

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Miu Chung Yan on the rise of the number of Hong Kong migrants to Canada [OMNI Cantonese-BC]

September 15, 2017

[Media] HKSI Associates Dr. Henry Yu and Raymond Pai on the state of Cantonese in Vancouver [SCMP]

September 13, 2017

"Pai says 60 students signed up for his first course in 2015. There are now 300 students enrolled for the coming academic year in beginner, intermediate and advanced classes."

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on the 2016 census data

August 8, 2017

"Cantonese is no longer the predominant non-English language spoken in Metro Vancouver homes, according to 2016 census data."

[Media] Dr. Henry Yu, a HKSI Associate, on the relationship between drugs and race [CBC Radio]

July 20, 2017

"As University of British Columbia historian Henry Yu explains, the opium trade was carefully used to portray the Chinese community as an outside threat."

[Publications] Op-ed by Dr. Josephine Chiu-Duke, a HKSI Associate, on the passing of Liu Xiaobo [Vancouver Sun]

July 19, 2017

"To those who have been concerned with building a modern China that would realize and secure the values of its own humanistic tradition based on liberal democracy and the rule of law, Liu Xiaobo’s passing means that that empty chair in Oslo will never be filled by his person, and yet, so many of them believe Liu did not die, just like so many noble characters whom we encounter in life or in history and literature have never left us."