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

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

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

A number of texts were provided to the David Lam Centre for preservation in digitized form. These materials represent a body of work at the intersection of local medical practices and southern Chinese traditions of “spirit-writing” (Cantonese fu-gei 扶乩). 

These materials will be digitized and made available for scholars conducting research in related fields... 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