A great opportunity is waiting for the students of the Social Sciences as the prominent feminist scholar Jennifer Hyndman is visiting the University of Hawaii for the RWCLS talk, organized by the Department of Geography and Environment and the Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS).
The Kolkata Declaration: A Response to Deepening Divides and Global Compacts
Time: Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Venue: 443, Saunder Hall
She is a professor in the Department of Social Science and Geography and the Director of the Center for Refugees Studies at York University, Canada. Her research broadly focuses on political, cultural and feminist dimensions of peoples’ mobility, displacement, as well as humanitarian responses to such crisis. In the recent few years, her scholarship has concentrated on the issues of identity and politics of Toronto Tamil diaspora, protracted displacement of the refugees in Kenya, and refugee settlement among ‘new and few’ groups in British Columbia. Along with the North and South America, she has been profoundly known for working on the humanitarian crisis including 2004 tsunamis, conflict asylum, and geopolitics of aid in SriLanka and Indonesia.
For more detailed information on her profile, you may visit http://jhyndman.info.yorku.