Two Post-Conference Activities Organized by PCHC-MoM
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Two Post-Conference Activities Organized by PCHC-MoM

Over 200 scholars and researchers from around the world will be gathered in Richmond from July 6 to 8 for the 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO). In partnership with the University of British Columbia, PCHC-MoM Society will be recruiting and training volunteers to serve at the … Continue reading

Historic Musqueam Event
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Historic Musqueam Event

Last week PCHC-MoM members had the honour of being invited to a historic event at the Musqueam Cultural Centre, celebrating the past, present, and future relationship between Chinese and First Nations peoples. The event brought together community members, Chinese Canadian associations, individuals with historic links to the Chinese Market Gardens formerly at Musqueam, and political dignitaries, … Continue reading

Komagata Maru 2015 Anniversary
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Komagata Maru 2015 Anniversary

2015 is the 101st anniversary of the Komagata Maru, an incident that reflected exclusionary policies of the Canadian government at the time on the subject of Asian Pacific migration. On May 23, 1914 a ship carrying passengers that were largely immigrants from the Punjab, British India, arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, and were subsequently denied entry … Continue reading

Congratulations to Jean Barman
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Congratulations to Jean Barman

PCHC-MoM Society would like to express heartfelt congratulations to renowned BC historian and Professor Emerita Jean Barman, who will be recognized in a special tribute at the CCHSBC 10th Annual Dinner on April 11th at 6:00pm, Fraser Court Restaurant, 3489 Fraser Street, Vancouver. There will be wonderful food, prizes and a raffle, as well as … Continue reading

PCHC Inaugural Symposium
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PCHC Inaugural Symposium

The PCHC Inaugural Symposium on September 27, 2013, brought together diverse cultural groups and representatives from universities, libraries and museums for consultation and collaboration in realizing the vision of the Pacific Canada Heritage Centre — Museum of Migration Society.  The dream of having a Museum of Migration on the West Coast has been enthusiastically embraced. … Continue reading