Friday, April 20, 2007    
Time: 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Place: 25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor,
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan



The aim of the Caribbean Asians conference is to profile and document the migration of Asians from Asia through the Caribbean to New York City, and the challenges and opportunities they encounter.

Panels, Talks and Papers on many issues will include:

  • The Caribbean Asian Diaspora

  • The NYC/American Diaspora

  • History, Demographics and Evolution

  • Arts, Culture and Religion

  • Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers Include:

Albert Baldeo, Esq.; Attorney-at-Law
Ramin Ganeshram; Journalist, Chef, Author, Editor-in-Chief: Canvas
Dr. Gary Girdhari; University of Guyana (ret.), Guyana Journal Weekly
Deo Gosine, Esq.; Principal-Amatech Corp, Indo-Caribbean Advocate
Dr. Mahin Gosine; Dept. of Anthropology, Suffolk County Community College
Dr. Shaheeda Hosein; Dept. of History, University  of the West Indies-St. Augustine
Rohit Jagessar; Historian, Producer, Director, Principal-RBC Radio
Hon. John C. Liu; Member; New York Council

Dr. Walton Look Lai, History Professor Ret., University  of the West Indies-St. Augustine
Glenn Magpantay, Esq.; Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Dr. Harold Robertson; Consul General, Trinidad & Tobago Consulate - NY
Prakash Singh; Director, GEICA-Guyanese east Indian Civic Association

Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh
; Dept. of History, University  of the West Indies-St. Augustine

The Caribbean Asians conference is proud to  participate in
Immigrant History Week presented by the
New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA).






Caribbean Asians

Conference Program


Topic Abstracts




Conference Committee
Nehru E. Cherukupalli
Darrel Sukhdeo
Prakash Singh
Lal Motwani

Conference Co-Sponsor
Global Organization of
People of Indian Origin

Guyanese East Indian
Civic Association

NYC Mayor's Office of
Immigrant Affairs

Technical Assistance
Luisa Wang
Antony Wong


Asian American / Asian Research Institute 2013

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