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David Lam Centre Establishes Collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Humanities is establishing an International Research Institute. An agreement, signed by SFU President Andrew Petter, enables SFU’s David Lam Centre for International Communication to be an International Council member with the Institute, including a position as the Council’s Canadian Director.

David Lam Centre and Shanghai Jiao Tong will cooperate initially on a major State Social Sciences Foundation research project: "Overseas Chinese Biographical Studies."

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Paul Tai Yip Ng Memorial Award for 2015 Best Graduate Student Paper

The award will be given to the best graduate student research paper that advances our understanding of intercultural issues, particularly as they apply to people in or from Canada and the Asia Pacific region.

The paper must have been completed as part of the applicant’s graduate studies at Simon Fraser University in 2015.

This award is open to current graduate students from all disciplines at Simon Fraser University. Application deadline: February 12, 2016. Details can be found on this webpage.

2016-2017 Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program Application

Canadian students, academics and professionals interested in a scholarship for studies, research or language studies in China have until March 10, 2016 to complete and submit their application.

Please visit Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program or email

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