New Publication: Becoming A Young Farmer: Young People’s Pathways Into Farming: Canada, China, India and Indonesia

Professor Sharada Srinivasan (Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development; Department of Sociology & Anthropology) is the editor of Becoming A Young Farmer: Young People’s Pathways Into Farming: Canada, China, India and IndonesiaThe book is based on international collaborative research in Canada, China, India and Indonesia, is open access and available now! It is part of the book series "Rethinking Rural" (Palgrave Macmillan).

Successful PhD Defence by Anju Philip

Anju Philip successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "The Impact of Social Networks on the Work-Life Choices of South Asian Women in Ontario, Canada” on December 6, 2023. Anju is graduating from the Department of Management at the Lang School of Business and Economics where she was working under the advisement of Dr. Sean Lyons and committee members, Dr. Sharada Srinivasan and Dr. Sandeep Mishra. Defense examiners were Dr. Jamie Gruman (University of Guelph) and Dr. Shaista Khilji (George Washington University).

Seeking Science Researchers for CIRCLE Webinars

CIRCLE is seeking researchers to participate in our webinar series. Any graduate students or faculty members undertaking research related to South Asia, India, or the South Asian and/or Indian diasporas are encouraged to contact us. Emphasis will be given to those in the College of Biological Sciences, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Ontario Agricultural College, or Ontario Veterinary College.

Seeking Research Participants: Was the Journey Worth It? Parental Sacrifice in South Asian Immigrant Families

This research is being conducted by Dr. Susan Chuang and Bibina Mathew from the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. This research will contribute to a final thesis project.

We are currently recruiting South Asian Canadian high school and university students, ages 13 to 25, with at least one parent who voluntarily immigrated to Canada from a South Asian country to complete an anonymous 20 – 30 minute survey. All those who complete the survey will have a 1 in 3 chance of winning a cash prize of $25. 

New CIRCLE Director

Dr. Vinay Kanetkar, Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, is CIRCLE’s new director from July 1, 2023. Read about Kanetkar's research here.

Dr. Sharada Srinivasan was the inaugural Director from March 2020 to June 2023.








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