The South Asia Research Group, based at YCAR, has been invited to participate in Charting Imperial Itineraries, 1914-2014: Unmooring the Komagata Maru” at the University of Victoria.
Four members of SARG will lead a workshop session on how the group has been conceptualizing the relationship between South Asian diaspora studies and area studies, and on how to strategize the development of a trans-Canada research network around this framework.
Sailaja Krishnamurti (Assistant Professor, Humanities) and three graduate students, Nadia Hasan (PhD Candidate, Political Science, Nishant Upadhyay (PhD Candidate, Social and Political Thought) and Nayani Thiyagarajah (Masters Candidate, Interdisciplinary Studies) will attend on behalf of the group.
The South Asia Research Group aims to bring together faculty, graduate students and researchers with an interest in South Asia and its Diaspora, and build a network for the exchange of ideas and resources in the Greater Toronto Area.
The workshop will be held from 15-17 May 2014.