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BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein featured speaker on capitalism for University of London event

BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein featured speaker on capitalism for University of London event

Caroline Shenaz Hossein, York University associate professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), is one of three speakers for a virtual event hosted by SOAS University of London, March 24. "Social Reproduction, Financial Exclusion and Alternatives" runs from 12 to 1:30 p.m. EST over Zoom, and will explore how in 21st-century […]

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein's article in Feminist Economics

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein's article in Feminist Economics

Racialized People, Women, and Social Enterprises: Politicized Economic Solidarity in Toronto Caroline Shenaz Hossein Contributed to Feminist Economics Published online November 16, 2020 ABSTRACT For social enterprise to matter to racialized people, it must be purposefully embedded in the community. This study examines three nonprofit organizations led by women engaged in community economic development work […]

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein pens Op Ed in The Globe & Mail

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein pens Op Ed in The Globe & Mail

It's time to rethink how we fix racism in banking Caroline Shenaz Hossein Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published November 19, 2020, updated 'Having Islamic-compliant loan products, making outreach in Somali, Arabic and Haitian Creole,' Caroline Shenaz Hossein writes, 'and embracing greater awareness of niche business ideas among these communities would be important.' Caroline […]

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein recognized as 2020 CIES Emerging Scholar

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein recognized as 2020 CIES Emerging Scholar

A distinguished group of review panelists from the Comparative International Education Society (CIES) has recently recognized Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein as one of four 2020 CIES – African Diaspora Special Interest Group Emerging Scholars. Across its expansive network, CIES contributes to interdisciplinary understanding of education and scholarship […]

Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein to lead federal government training on the social economy for racialized Canadians

Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein to lead federal government training on the social economy for racialized Canadians

For the first time, federal policymakers in the Ministry of Employment and Social Services will take part in a training session led by York University Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein to learn how to use Black political epistemologies so that funding can better reach Black and racialized women in Canada. Hossein, a professor of business and […]

Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020

Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020

View the program PDF for "Informal Financial Markets: Now and Then. From pre-banking to Bitcoins, 21-01-2020 - 23-01-2020 at Umeå University." Dr. Hossein's keynote: "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations."

Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations to SOSC BUSO Associate Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein. She is an executive member on the board of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diaspora and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University. Read the notice on the International Association for Feminist Economics website. Read the Yfile article "Professor Caroline Shenaz […]

Congratulations! BUSO professor Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award

Congratulations! BUSO professor Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award

Congratulations to SOSC Associate Professor Darryl Reed - a leading Canadian authority on co-operatives, fair trade and sustainability - who also heads up two campus cooperatives. He is the program coordinator of the Department of Social Science's Business & Society program. Read more in YFile.

BUSO & IDS Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh

BUSO & IDS Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh

Hearty congratulations to SOSC Assistant Professor Nga Dao who is part of a major international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Ganges-Brahmaputra in Bangladesh. She is the sole Canadian researcher in this important study and is affiliated with the Department of Social Science's International Development Studies and Business & Society programs. Read more […]