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Conference Videos

Conference Videos

The conference featured keynote addresses, research panels and roundtables, creative performances and artists’ talks, some of which are available below.

An Opening Forum, featuring Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty (conference organizer), Dr. Patrick Deane (McMaster University President), Dr. Bal Gupta (AIVFA) and Dr. Amber Dean (McMaster U). Keynote addresses by Dr. Stef Craps (University of Ghent), Mr. Susheel Gupta (Air India family member), and Dr. Sherene Razack (University of Toronto). A roundtable discussion with Air India family members, featuring Anita Dhanjal, Rajiv Kalsi,  Rob Alexander and Anant Anantaraman.

Keynote Presentations from 30th Air India Anniversary Conference

Keynote #2 by Susheel Gupta Watch

Families’ Voices, Communities’ Grief: Victims of Air India

Keynote #3 by Sherene Razack Watch

Anti-Brown Racism Today

Roundtable Discussion

Air India Family Perspectives Watch

A Conversation with Anita Dhanjal, Rajiv Kalsi, and Rob Alexander

Video Presentations by Artists

Presentation by Eisha Marjara (filmmaker, photographer, novelist and Air India family member).

Presentation by acclaimed dancer, choreographer and Air India family member Lata Pada.

An artist/scholar conversation between Renée Sarojini Saklikar and Dr. Angela Failler.

Research Panels

A research panel on Padma Viswanathan’s Air India novel, featuring Shamika Shabnam (McMaster University) and Joel Guillemette (McMaster University) with Padma Viswanathan as respondent.

A research panel on Canadian history and creative remembrance, featuring Dr. Tera Hubel (Huron University College) and Dr. Ruth Maxey (University of Nottingham).

A research panel on mourning and public memory, featuring Farah Moosa (Vancouver Island University), Raji Singh Soni (Virginia Tech University) and Jessica Young (University of Illionois Urbana-Chanpaign).