The Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) is an interdisciplinary nucleus in Canada for cutting edge research on India/Indian diaspora, to advocate, showcase, catalyse, and foster an equitable, respectful, and sustained exchange of knowledge between Canadian and Indian scholars on complex and emerging (and unexplored) topics related to sustainability and social and economic well-being.
​CIRCLE is a gathering place for faculty, students and community partners who are interested in research related to India and Indian diaspora. In using the terms "India" and the "Indian diaspora", we acknowledge India’s interconnectedness with other countries and regions in a globalised world.

Upcoming Events


March 12 to July 23, 2021

This is a FREE, virtual Film Festival showcasing 15 South Asian documentaries from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Myanmar! The festival is aimed at amplifying South Asian culture and activism to create meaningful dialogues and intercultural awareness.