Are we one? Unmasking Kiwi-Indian exclusion

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Presented by Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie; Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay; Ms. Manisha Morar

Lectures, talks and seminars

NZIRI webinar series: Conversations in the days of pandemic

27 May 2020 4:00 pm to 27 May 2020 5:00 pm


Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie will be in conversation with Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay and Ms Manisha Morar, (New Zealand Indian Central Association)

In the second New Zealand India Research Institute (NZIRI) webinar to be held on Wednesday 27 May 2020, 4.00–5.00 pm (NZ time) Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie will be in conversation with Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay (Director, NZIRI) and Ms Manisha Morar, General Secretary (New Zealand Indian Central Association) on ‘Are we one? Unmasking Kiwi-Indian exclusion’.

The attendees will have a chance to submit questions via the chat option if time permits.

You will receive a unique link in your email right after registering. If you don’t receive this link, or face any other issues, feel free to write to Kindly note that the webinar is restricted to a hundred participants, so make sure to grab your spot!

For more information contact: Meera Muralidharan

Speaker Bios

Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie is an Adjunct Research Fellow with the Stout Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, and a Conjoint Associate Professor, at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Her research is on the history and anthropology of Asia-Pacific, and several publications have been on the Indian diaspora. In 2018 she was the J. D. Stout Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington.

Her books include Colonizing Madness: Asylum and Community in Fiji (2020), A University for the Pacific: 50 Years of USP (2018), Indian Settlers. The Story of a New Zealand South Asian Community (2007), To Labour with the State (1997); editing Development in an Insecure and Gendered World (2009); co-editing Migrant Cross-Cultural Encounters in Asia and the Pacific (2016), Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand (2015), Localizing Asia in Aotearoa (2011), Recentring Asia (2011) and Labour in the South Pacific (1990).