Panel: The Coloniality of Coronavirus with Ajay Parasram, Connie Sorio and Syed Hussan
Ajay Parasram is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of International Development Studies and History at Dalhousie University on unceded Mi’kmaq Territory. Ajay will discuss how the coronavirus exacerbates the colonial matrix of power by way of laying bare the inhumanity of 21st century capitalist and settler-colonial ethics.
Syed Hussan is the executive director of Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, and a member of the Migrant Rights Network. Hussan will discuss the status of immigrant detention in Canada and what is being done to protect migrants in a time of COVID.
Connie Sorio is a migrant community activist and seasoned organizer with KAIROS. She is an advocate for the rights and welfare of temporary foreign workers in Canada, particularly those under the Live-in Caregiver Program. She will speak about the situation of temporary foreign workers in New Brunswick and Canada.
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00pm (Atlantic Time)
Meeting ID: 857 7210 9834
By telephone: +15873281099 or +16473744685
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Presented by the Canada Research Chair in Global and International Studies and the NB Media Co-op.
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