Archive | June, 2014
Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani Alexander Visits the CICS

Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani Alexander Visits the CICS

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies and colleagues of the CICS were pleased to welcome the newly appointed Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr.  Rajani Alexander on May 29th. Dr. Alexander visited the CICS for a morning meeting with  community leaders, students and UFV colleagues including UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered. The […]

CICS co-hosts ‘Charting Imperial Itineraries Conference’ 2014

CICS co-hosts ‘Charting Imperial Itineraries Conference’ 2014

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies, UFV, in partnership with the University of Victoria, Trent University and the University of British Columbia presented a conference in commemoration of the centennial of the Komagata Maru tragedy. This conference, titled: “Charting Imperial Itineraries 1914-2014: Unmooring the Komagata Maru,” focused on three main themes: The first area was […]

Kusum Soni Awarded Betty Urquhart Award During Convocation 2014

Kusum Soni Awarded Betty Urquhart Award During Convocation 2014

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies was very proud to hear that its nominated candidate, Ms. Kusum Soni was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Betty Urquhart award. Kusum Soni, the Multicultural Services Coordinator of Mission Community Services has been a good friend of the Centre’s for many years and the Centre has a […]

Community Loses South Asian Pioneer, Mr. Jagat (Jack) Singh Uppal

Community Loses South Asian Pioneer, Mr. Jagat (Jack) Singh Uppal

It was with great sadness that the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies learned of the passing of a good friend, Mr. Jagat (Jack) Singh Uppal earlier in the month of May. Late last year, Mr. Uppal had very generously donated to the CICS so it could expand various research projects. Mr. Uppal, an established philanthropist […]

CICS Hosts Guests from the University of Mumbai

CICS Hosts Guests from the University of Mumbai

The Centre for Indo -Canadian Studies was pleased to host Dr. Nilufer Bharucha and Dr Sridhar Rajeshwaran of the University of Mumbai along with their Phd students on May 20th and May 21st. Dr. Bharucha is the Honourary Coordinator of the Indo-Canadian Studies Centre (ICSC) located in the University of Mumbai.  The ICSC was formed by the then BC […]