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.

Curious about what our DLC Memebers are up to? See what faculty projects the DLC has funded in the past.

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View the list of researchers conducting Asia-related research at SFU.

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Past DLC Projects

Chinese Canadian History Public Education Project

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.


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Canadian Steel Chinese Grit (doccumentary film)

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.


Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies

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.


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