Faculty of Arts & Science
The mission of the Asian Institute is to provide the intellectual core for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and teaching on Asia, a continent of great historical depth and cultural richness that comprises more than half of the world's population and the second- and third-largest economies. Just as Asia's growing international influence is dramatically transforming global affairs in the 21st century, the Asian Institute is transforming our understanding of this dynamic region. More than 100 experts in the humanities and social sciences are working closely with fellow scholars, students and community members to shed new light on Asian cultures, politics, economies and histories in an effort to better understand the complex forces shaping societies in a new era of globalization. Your gift will support the growth of one of North America's foremost centres of excellence on Asia.