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The Evolution of the Communist Party of China with Jeremy Paltiel

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The Xi Jinping Effect

June 26-28, 2019 in Banff, AB

Investment Tracker

Comprehensive Database on Chinese Investment in Canada

A bottom-up perspective on investment flows from China to Canada


Thanks to the University of Alberta’s strong connections to and long-standing relationships with China, there are many scholars from all disciplines at the University of Alberta whose research, teaching, collaboration, academic initiative, or scholarship activities involve China or China-related areas. Interested researchers, students and prospective students are welcome to browse their profiles and contact them individually for further discussions.

Click here for a list of China Scholars at the University of Alberta.

In 2008, the China Institute (CIUA) launched its Multiple Funding Programs. Since then, CIUA has been offering funding to faculty members, researchers and students at the University of Alberta supporting their China related activities as well as to bring distinguished scholars to campus to share their knowledge and research. These activities have greatly strengthened linkages between the UAlberta and partner universities in China, and promote the level of understanding of China on campus.

CIUA offers:

  1. Faculty and Student Travel Grants to faculty members and students
  2. Research Grants to faculty members
  3. Special Faculty Initiatives supporting conferences, lectures and seminars

Please click here to learn more about our grants.

Featured Projects

China Numbers

Data visualization by Scott N. Romaniuk, Sadiq Javer, Liang Ma, and Genevieve Ongaro

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Occasional Paper Series

China's Middle East Balancing Approach, by Gordon Houlden and Noureddin Zaamout

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Official CIUA Podcast

Dashan visits the China Institute! Host Jia Wang interviews Mark Rowswell, aka "the most famous foreigner in China"

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Chinese SOEs in Canada

The China Institute releases two papers on understanding Chinese SOEs in Canada

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China-Canada Investment Tracker

A comprehensive database that covers nearly 450 acquisitions, equity investments, and joint ventures in Canada by Chinese-controlled entities over the last twenty years

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China's Renewable Energy and Clean-Tech Market

A report that examines the development of China’s renewable energy and clean technology in recent years, and discusses the challenges to Alberta

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