CIRCLE Graduate South Asia Conference

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CIRCLE Graduate Conference 2022

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This three-day virtual conference presents PhD scholars from programs in the fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities from Canadian and South Asian Universities. It will showcase the cutting-edge research focused on South Asia and/or the South Asian diaspora and increase awareness about such research, facilitate networking, and foster impactful research and collaborations.

It is OPEN TO ALL. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND REQUIRED.

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 

The full program is available at this link.

Day 1: Thursday, September 29 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. IST

  • Opening Session l 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. EDT
  • Keynote on Research Priorities for South Asia and Opportunities for Canada South Asia Collaboration by Dominique Charron (International Development Research Centre, Canada) l 8:45 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. EDT
  • Session 1 | Gender Inequity | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT
  • Special Session 1 l Thinking About Doing a PhD? Insights, Tips, and Resources | 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • Session 2 l Health | 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT

 

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. IST

  • Session 3 l Performances, Identities, and Emancipation | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT
  • Keynote on Research to Policy in the Global South by Rohan Samarajiva (LIRNEasia) l 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT
  • Session 4 l Governance and Political Processes | 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

 

Day 3: Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. IST

  • Session 5 l Sustainability, Environment, and Climate Change | 8:30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. EDT
  • Session 6 l Inequality | 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EDT
  • Special Session 2 l Publishing, Research Communication, and Engagement | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 

Graduate student members 

  • Jeewan Gamage, PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences 

  • Poojan Joshi, Masters in Applied Social Psychology 

  • Yamin Rahman, Masters in Public Issues Anthropology 

  • Keana Shahin, Masters in Epidemiology 

 

Faculty members 

  • Dr. Bharat Punjabi (Geography and Political Science, Research Fellow, University of Toronto's Global Cities Institute) 

  • Dr. Glen Pyle (Biomedical Sciences)  

 

Conference Facilitator

  • Dilshan Fernando, CIRCLE Student Engagement Facilitator, PhD candidate in Sociology and International Development 

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