S. Irudaya Rajan is Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala. Rajan co-authored Politics of Migration: Indian Emigration in a Globalized World (2015) and has published extensively on migration in Kerala and the Gulf states including overseas recruitment, impact on the local economy, migration to the Gulf states and the reintegration of returnees.
Margaret Walton-Roberts is Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University and is affiliated with the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Her recent research explores issues of gender and skilled migration in India and ASEAN countries.
Jolin Joseph is a Doctoral Candidate in the Graduate Programme in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies at York University. Her research examines the trajectories and lived experience of South Asian migrant domestic workers through the lens of precarity, liminal (il)legality and agency.
Chair and Event Organizer
Tania Das Gupta, Equity Studies, York University
This event is co-presented by the York Centre for Asian Research, the Department of Equity Studies, the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University and the Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement (RCIS).