SSHRC PDG Story Highlight: Celebrating a Milestone in Activating a Multi-Sited Museum through Backyard Gardening
November 12, 2019Last month, INSTRCC hosted a garden harvest celebration event at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) to celebrate a milestone for the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (PDG) funded project, “Activating a Multi-sited Museum: an Innovative Organizational Model for Heritage and Community Knowledge-Making.” Learn more about this special gathering!
July 5, 2019"Journeys of Hope: Challenging Discrimination and Building on Vancouver Chinatown's Legacies" was one of 21 winners that were recognized by the City of Vancouver at their bi-annual ceremony to recognize and celebrate achievements in heritage conservation.
June 27, 2019The Burnaby Village Museum is pleased to announce the second year of a joint partnership with the UBC Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies program, the UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning, the UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems, UBC Go Global, and St. John’s College, UBC.
May 2, 2019Ten years in the making, "A Woman in Between: Searching for Dr. Victoria Chung" finally brings together the complex and intriguing story of Dr. Victoria Chung, the first Asian Canadian, man or woman, to earn a medical degree in Canada. Join us for the book launch on May 25!
April 5, 2019A new exhibition on Vancouver's first Chinese photographer entitled "Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow" opens on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum.
March 27, 2019A new short film that tells the story of early Chinese migrants who came to work in the BC Gold Rush has just been released online by Telus Storyhive.
February 13, 2019The Department of History just released a spotlight featuring the research of Professor Henry Yu. Read the full article here: http://www.history.ubc.ca/content/spotlight-faculty-henry-yu
September 19, 2018On September 17, 2018, the Premier of BC, John Horgan, and the Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing the Province to work with Vancouver on obtaining UNESCO World Heritage status for Vancouver Chinatown. In conjunction, work towards the building of a museum in Chinatown that would tell the stories of Chinese Canadian history.
July 30, 2018“Twenty UBC students travelled to China this summer to participate in a UBC Global Seminar exploring the heritage of Chinese migration. Now, the students are bringing their research home to share with local heritage organizations and communities.”
June 14, 2018We are so thankful that over the summer of 2018, students of ACAM 390 were given the opportunity to gain mentorship and skills through our community partnership with the Burnaby Village Museum. After their return from Hong Kong and Kaiping, China, 5 students were given summer work placements and helped to host a community showcase for their market garden at the end of summer.