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 Indonesia. The 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).
Professor Karine Gagné (Department of Sociology & Anthropology) is co-author, with S. Chostak, of "Climate change beyond technocracy: citizenship and drought practices in the Indian Himalayas." The paper is published in The Journal of Peasant Studies.
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).
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.
Dr. Sharada Srinivasan is offering research funding for incoming Masters students in Fall 2024. For more information, visit https://sharada.uoguelph.ca.
Please see attachments for details about the funded research opportunities. Deadline to apply is Thursday, 21 December 2023.
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.
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.
Professor Sharada Srinivasan (Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development; Department of Sociology & Anthropology) is co-author, with S. I. Rajan, A.
This doctoral research study is conducted by Professor A. Ali (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph; Dr. Shivajan Sivapalan (The South Asian Autism Awareness Centre) and Sejal Katyal (Undergraduate Psychology Major, University of Guelph)
Dilshan Fernando, PhD Candidate, Sociology and International Development whose research focuses on workplace inclusion of people with disabilities in India is curator of a new People's Archive of Rural Ontario (PARO) story titled Importance of Community when Living with Disabilities: Melanie Bidiuk’s reflections.