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Past speaking engagements

20th May 2013 | 0 Comments

Feb 21, 2013: DOC Toronto-CSI Spadina Community Connections Screening: EL CONTRATO with Min Sook Lee and Evelyn Encalada http://tinyurl.com/kzodzx3 ——————- March 16, 2013: Annual Conference of the Law Union of Ontario http://tinyurl.com/lawunion Working on the Margins: Perspectives on Migrant Work in Canada Fay Faraday, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faraday Law Kelly Botengan, Magkaisa Centre, Phillipine Women’s […]


Our Legacy: Indigenous-African Relations Across the Americas

3rd January 2011 | 0 Comments

Call for Papers International Conference Our Legacy: Indigenous-African Relations Across the Americas April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011 “The essence of this country is bound up in Indian land and African slave labour.” These words by Commanche activist Paul Smith speak to the processes underlying the development of the United States. And yet, clearly, […]


Building the Working Class Movement

22nd December 2010 | 0 Comments

http://www.workersassembly.ca/callout2011/ SOLIDARITY, RESISTANCE, CHANGE: BUILDING THE WORKING CLASS MOVEMENT January 29 – 30, 2011 — Toronto The Labour Committee of the Greater Toronto Workers Assembly (GTWA) is organizing a conference where activists can come together to talk about the attacks on the working-class in every dimension of our lives, reframe the public discussion and launch […]


I will be at “the Hill” next Wednesday with Kerry

17th November 2010 | 0 Comments

Temporary Visas, Permanent Precariousness? Examining the Policies, Practices and Realities of Temporary Migration to Canada’s ‘Low-Skilled’ Jobs Wednesday, November 24th, 6:00pm-7:30pm Room 209 West Block This workshop provides a forum for participants to: Get key findings of recent research on temporary visa migrants employed in Canada’s farm and food industries Pose questions to academics researching […]


CFP: Travelling Towards Home: mobilities and home making

6th November 2010 | 0 Comments

OAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies/MA in Travel and Tourism, Department of Anthropology Call for Papers Travelling Towards Home: mobilities and home making A 2 day conference proposed by the SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies and the Masters degree in Travel and Tourism. 23-24 June 2011 This conference aims to stimulate the […]


Producing and Negotiating Precarious Migratory Status in Canada

2nd September 2010 | 0 Comments

The Research Alliance on Precarious Status presents a public workshop: “Producing and Negotiating Precarious Migratory Status in Canada” International Conference Center, 5th Floor, York Research Tower Thursday, September 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm The goal of this Workshop is to discuss the production, negotiation and implications of precarious status in the Canadian context, […]


New Voices in Labour Studies: Emerging Perspectives on Workers and Workplaces

22nd June 2010 | 0 Comments

October 15-16, 2010 York University, Toronto, ON After thirty years of neoliberal economic policies, employer offensives, and global economic restructuring, worker power has been seriously undermined both in Canada and globally. Workers today face a hostile organizing climate, the proliferation of precarious employment, and severe job instability. Yet, as in the past, workers and their […]


Migration and the Global City, Conference at Ryerson, Toronto

12th June 2010 | 0 Comments

Description Ryerson University is hosting this conference to launch its new Research Institute on Immigration and Settlement (working title). Both the conference and the institute are dedicated to advancing innovative and interdisciplinary research from diverse critical and institutional perspectives in the areas of immigration and settlement, international migration, integration, and diaspora and refugee studies. Moreover, […]


Seminar on Temporary Foreign Worker Health Issues

22nd May 2010 | 0 Comments

Seminar on Temporary Foreign Worker Health Issues (May 27, Ottawa) from: fgardaad@focal.ca The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is pleased to invite you to a seminar on: Temporary Foreign Worker Health Issues: A Mexican Case Study The third in FOCAL’s Seminar Series on Migration and Development Thursday, May 27, 2010 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. […]


CONFERENCE IN TORONTO: “MINING (IN)JUSTICE: AT HOME AND ABROAD”

5th May 2010 | 0 Comments

“MINING (IN)JUSTICE: AT HOME AND ABROAD” “Mining (in)justice: at home and abroad” is a conference on the Canadian mining industry (including Tar Sands) set to take place in Toronto on the weekend of May 7-9, 2010. It will feature leaders in movements against Canadian mining companies that create environmental and health harms and violation human […]