2006 CUNY Conference on
Points of Connection:
South Asians and the Diaspora

Date: March 17, 2006          Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Place: Newman Conference Center - Baruch College, CUNY
151 East 25th Street, Room 750,
between Lexington & 3rd Avenues, Manhattan



Objective: Bring together scholars and experts who are engaged in the study of South Asian communities in Asia and the United States. To present findings on South Asian communities, especially India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Overview will comprise of demographic, social and economic analyses of women's issues, human rights, business, leadership and the recent tsunami disaster in South Asia.



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2006 South Asian Conference

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Conference Chairperson
Parmatma Saran

Steering Committee
Manu Bhagavan
Nehru Cherukupalli
Amita Gupta
Rafia Hamid
Niloufar Haque
Sambhavi Lakshminarayanan
Vinit Parmar
Vrunda Prabhu
Manawendra Roy
Rifat Salam
Samina Shahidi
Harendra Sirisena
Zeeshan Suhail
Darrel Sukhdeo
Thomas Tam

Conference Co-sponsor
Asian American Higher
Education Council

ASR International Corporation

Weissman Center for International Business -
Baruch College, CUNY

Hunter College, CUNY:
Office of the President
Office of the Dean of
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Human Rights Program

Conference Coordinator
Shashi Khanna

Conference Manager
Maggie Fung

Technical Assistance
Phillip Li
Lawrence Tse
Luisa Wang
Antony Wong

Conference Archive

2004 South Asian Conference



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