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Canadian senior resettlement specialist Prof. and Dr. Habiba

Author: Anonymous     Sources: NRCR     Update Time:2016/9/18 16:04:20
    
Dear postgraduate students,
 
We are pleased to invite the Canadian senior resettlement specialist Prof. and Dr. Habiba Zaman to provide lectures for you in this September.
 
Dr. Habiba Zaman is a Professor in the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. She is also an associate member of SFU Labour Studies Program. Dr. Zaman is the author of many refereed articles, books and monographs, including Breaking the Iron Wall: Decommodification and Immigrant Women’s Labor in Canada (2006) and Asian Immigrants in “Two Canadas”: Racialization, Marginalization, and Deregulated Work (2012). She is also the co-author of a widely publicized report entitled Workplace Rights for Immigrants in BC: The Case of Filipino Workers (2007). Her book manusc ript titled Living across Borders: Memoirs of a Bengali Migrant Woman is currently under review. She is a Board member of South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) and South Asian Film Education Society (SAFES). Further, Dr. Zaman is a member of the McGill Queens Editorial Board series “Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice.” Her passion is to build connections between university and the racialized immigrant community.
 
The lectures are scheduled as following, welcome to attend!
 
“Social Assessment”.  Houxue Building, Room 210
       Lecture #1 Wednesday/14 Sept. (14:00-17:00 hour): Diversity and Social Justice
       Lecture #2 Sunday/18 Sept. (8:00-12:00 hour): Gender and Development: Trends and Practices
       Lecture #3 Wednesday /21 Sept. (14:00-17:00 hour): Work: Paid and Unpaid Labour
       Lecture #4 Friday /23 Sept. (8:00-12:00 hour): Transnational Migration and Development - the Feminization of Labour
       Lecture #5 Wednesday /28 Sept. (14:00-17:00 hour): Garment Workers in Asia and Tomato Producers in Latin America: Are there any links?
 
 
 
 
School of Public Administration
September 12, 2016