IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE
Race, Gender and Class in the Hospitality industry
Join us on Saturday, November 5th, to discuss how race, gender and immigration intersect in the workplace. At this event we will hear from women in the hospitality industry, academics, and organizations working for change in the workplace.
The Hospitality industry is where a number of immigrants, particularly women, nd their rst jobs. These jobs are often precarious, physically demanding, and can result in pain and injury. It is possible to transform these invisible and undervalued positions into good jobs that support families and allow immigrants to establish themselves if workers unite for change with support from the community.
Join us in our effort to make a difference.
Saturday November 5th 2:00pm to 4:00pm City Center Library – Surrey – Room 405. 10350 University Drive
Contact Dr. Cinmoy Bannerjee President, SANSAD at email@example.com – 604.421.6752
the most serious crime against humanity, has left a bitter trail and is ongoing. We must remember and understand to overcome and prevent it.
Oct 7 – Oct 9, 2016
515 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Conference on Genocide
Genocide: The politics of denial, forgetting and the work of memory
Organized by South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) in partnership with the Institute for the Humanities, Simon Fraser University and with the support of Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation, Dean of Arts and Social Sciences SFU and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) SFU (Maggie Benston Lecture Series). Cosponsored by Radical Desi Collective, Committee of Progressive Pakistani Canadians (CPPC), Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights (CPSHR), Canada Palestine Association (CPA), International League of People’s Struggles (ILPS) Canada, Seriously Free Speech Committee, Canada Palestine Network, South Asian Film Education Society (SAFES), Amnesty Richmond Group 92, Independent Jewish Voices, Department of Sociology Langara College, School for International Studies SFU, and Department of History SFU. Asian Studies UBC. VanCity.
Dr. Chinmoy Banerjee, President, SANSAD Tel: (604) 421-6752, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anis Rahman, Secretary, SANSAD
Cell : 778-389-2491, Email: email@example.com
Network for Secularism and Democracy
” Seven Cheap Things: World Ecology and the Future of Food.”
September 16, 2016
7.00 PM – 8.30.00 PM
Room 1800, SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St, Vancouver
Raj Patel is a British-born academic, writer, journalist, and activist. He was educated in Oxford (BA), London School of Economics (MA), and Cornell, where he received his PhD in Development Sociology. He has been visiting scholar at Yale, University of California, Berkeley, and University of Texas at Austen. Currently he is a 200visiting scholar in the Center for African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been living and working extensively in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
He has been a fierce critic of the World Bank, WTO and the UN.
Raj Patel is the author of the much acclaimed, “Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle of the World Food System” (2008) and “The value of Nothing” (2010). His website is: rajpatel.org
The event is a free public lecture but pre-registration is required. RSVP Chin Banerjee at firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is organized by Hari Sharma Foundation, www.harisharma.org and supported by SFPIRG.
SANSAD Public Forum
Minorities in South Asia
Sunday, May 29, 2016
2.00 PM – 4.00 PM
Ambedkar Room: 418
Surrey Centre Library, 10350 University Drive, Surrey
The condition of minorities in South Asia is severely stressed. India adopted a secular constitution guaranteeing equal rights to all citizens, as did Bangladesh. In Pakistan, despite Jinnah’s direction to the Constituent Assembly (August 11, 1947) the constitutions that were ultimately created enshrined certain inequalities in an Islamic state. But minorities have been facing discrimination and violence in all three countries, and this has been growing in recent years with the rise of religious extremism. Peace and security in South Asia can be achieved only through the pursuit of justice, which entails upholding the rights of minorities in pluralist societies.
We invite you to join the discussion.
Dr. Haider Nizamani (Pakistan)
Anis Rahman (Bangladesh)
Gurpreet Singh (India)
Dr. Nizamani is a professor of political science. Anis Rahman is a PhD candidate at SFU. Gurpreet Singh is a journalist and author.
Contact: Chin Banerjee, 604-421-6752