Alternative Transnational Migrant Economies and Community Cultural Development: Philippine-Canada Migrant Connections
The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the Faculty of Health and Social Development, School of Social Work are inviting everyone to a public talk by Dr. Leonora Angeles. Dr. Angeles is an is Associate Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning and the Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Program at the University of British Columbia. She is currently the Graduate Program Advisor of the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies. She is also faculty research associate at the UBC Centre for Human Settlements where she has been involved in a number of applied research and capacity-building research projects in Brazil, Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries.
Her talk, entitled “Alternative Migrant Economies and Community Cultural Development: Philippine-Canada Migrant Connections,” is about the Philippine-Canada Alternative Transnational Economies (ATE) research project that explores solidarity economy and community development efforts in two case studies. It is a significant study that highlights Philippine and Canadian relations, as Filipinos are one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada.
Everyone is welcome to join Dr. Angeles’ talk this 22 November 2018, from 3:30-5 PM at CCS 142.