Projects & Research

The David Lam Centre provides resources and academic expertise to facilitate intellectual exchange through a variety of projects, publications, and initiatives. Information on some of the recent DLC projects is provided below. Further details are available through the Centre.

The David See-Chai Lam Centre (DLC) for International Communication provides financial support for continuing faculty DLC Members to organize events and projects that conform to the purpose of the Centre... read more

The Chinese Canadian History Project Council at the David Lam Centre is currently developing educational materials for use by schools, community organizations, and tourism to educate students, the Canadian public and visitors to Canada about the contributions of Chinese Canadians, over more than two centuries, to the building of Canada... read more

This documentary, released for distribution in November 2000, delves into the history of the Chinese workers without whom Canada’s national railway could never have been realized. This film includes interviews with Chinese-Canadians whose parents and grandparents built the railroad-and indeed the nation-give life to this poignant documentary that retells and rethinks a vital chapter in Canada’s history... read more

The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, published by the David See Chai Lam Centre for International Communication, is a scholarly peer-reviewed, open access, online journal covering all aspects of Buddhist studies... read more

The David Lam Centre participates, on behalf of Simon Fraser University, in a consortium of twenty-eight universities located in Asia, Europe, Canada, America, and Australia. The consortium was established and is led by the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI) at Hong Kong Baptist University... read more

David Lam Centre is the local host for the Punjabi Legacy Project Consultation in Vancouver in September 2016. This is one of the seven province-wide consultations being held under the "BC Punjabi Intercultural History Project", established by the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) and the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies (CICS) at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) in 2015... read more

In 2014, Simon Fraser University hosted the first ever “Workshop on Chinese Mobilities and Canada.” Co-organized by the David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication, the Asia Canada Program (SFU) and the Department of Sociology (University of Calgary), conference participants examined Chinese mobilities and discussed the applicability of the transnationalism and new mobilities paradigms to the Chinese experience in Canada and elsewhere... read more

The David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication has joined this initiative for the purpose of contributing academic resources and expertise to one of its four strategy groups titled, “Strengthening Intercultural and Civic Engagement.”... read more