Harini Sivlaingam (Socio-legal Studies) was co-organizer of a public symposium to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the rescue of Tamil refugees off the coast of Newfoundland. The event was co-organized with Dr Yolande Pottie-Sherman (Memorial University). Jennifer Hyndman (Social Science and Geography) also participated in the panel.
Read more about the event at https://gazette.mun.ca/campus-and-community/migration-by-water/.
A similar event is planned for this academic year at York University.