Archive | September, 2017

SASI Hosts Open House

The South Asian Studies Institute began the new fall 2017 year with good dance, food and conversations by welcoming UFV admin, faculty, staff and students. The Open House allowed the entire UFV community to meet and greet with SASI staff and students and to learn about the new South Asia focus. The Open House also […]

SASI Hosts SSHRC Funded Workshop

The South Asian Studies Institute held a Social Sciences and Humanities Research  Council (SSHRC) funded workshop on August 24th and 25th. The workshop brought together scholars, community historians, librarians, archivists, curators, digital humanities experts and students to develop a South Asian Canadian Digital Archive (SACDA) and a network of South Asian Canadian Studies. The workshop was the […]

Dr. Jon Thomas named UFV’s BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development

Dr. Jon Thomas has been named the new BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV. Working out of UFV’s South Asian Studies Institute, Thomas brings a wealth of international research experience to the position, which he plans on leveraging while fostering innovation and economic development throughout the Fraser Valley. “Success in this position […]