The world needs more well-rounded, versatile and open-minded young people than it needs unquestioning idealogues, says this year’s U of G honorary degree recipient, Vikas Swarup. This well-known diplomat and hugely successful writer, whose book Q&A was the basis for the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, presents these qualities in the character Jamal Malik, played by actor Dev Patel, who uses such traits to rise to stardom.
In many Canadian workplaces, South Asian women are a distinct and thriving minority. But what do their paths to success look like?
They don’t have it easy. Anju Philip, a PhD candidate in the Department of Management at U of G’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics says they often navigate complex and arduous parallel cultures.
CIRCLE Graduate South Asia Conference
September 29 – October 01, 2022 (virtual)
Abstract submission deadline (extended): July 20, 2022
In the post-pandemic world, international engagement and research collaboration may look quite different than in the past. We’ve learned how easy it can be to communicate with colleagues around the world in real time, without needing to travel. Well-attended international webinars, guest lectures by non-Canadian speakers, and virtual annual lectureships have prevailed.
So, can CIRCLE be a hub for such future research endeavours at Guelph?
https://canadaindiaresearch.ca/news/category/41I glanced at the poster hung on the South Indian yoga ashram’s wall, and read to myself the phrase displayed, “what you really need to know is what you want out of this life.”
I laid down on my mat and thought about these words. I found myself in a South Indian ashram in 2016 as part of my ongoing training and education as a certified yoga instructor and registered therapist in Canada, and a result of my own personal journey of healing and growth in my life.
Dr. Helen Hambly was a discussant to Prof. Ashwani Kumar's lecture Disenfranchised Migrants and Citizenship. This was a part of the ICSSR Lecture Series.
Recording of lecture and discussion: https://youtu.be/ZAjdz9bNyUA
Manickavasagan Annamalai is among seven early-career professors who have been honoured with the University of Guelph's Research Excellence Award
Lalit Jairath, leader of the U of G Yoga and Meditation Collective, has promoted health and wellness in the University community for more than 10 years.
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