Establishment of collaborative research in the Humanities with Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJU)

May 18, 2016

During a visit to China and Hong Kong in November 2015 by Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter and Vice President of Research Joy Johnson, a letter of intent was signed by SFU President Andrew Petter, Dean John Craig, and SJU. SJU School of Humanities is forming an International Research Institute, and David Lam Centre will be an International Council member, with the Centre’s Director or designated SFU faculty member as the International Council’s Canadian Director. The Centre will also cooperate with SJU on its major State Social Sciences Foundation research project: “Overseas Chinese Biographical Studies”.