Archive | August, 2018

Inaugural Building Bridges Community Golf Day a Great Success

The inaugural ‘Building Bridges Community Golf Day’ which took place on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Chilliwack Golf & Country Club was a great success. The Community Golf Day was established to raise funds for the South Asian Research Fellowship Program at the South Asian Studies Institute (SASI). The idea for the golf tournament […]

Dr. Renu Modi Speaks at the SASI on Gendered Perspectives on the Indian Diaspora in East Africa

Dr. Renu Modi, Associate Professor and former Director, Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai, India visited the South Asian Studies Institute on May 28th, 2018 to speak about the gendered perspectives on the Indian diaspora in East Africa. Dr. Modi gave a very well received talk on: History Missed Her Story: Gendered Perspectives on […]

Punjab University, Chandigarh Student Completes Summer Internship at the SASI

Jitender Singh( MSW) Panjab University, Chandigarh worked as a student intern from June to July at the SASI. The internship was a University studies project in which he was doing a cross cultural analysis of parenting support for children’s education by South Asian parents in Abbotsford. His project was titled: Restructuring Education through collaborative culture: […]