Graduate Profiles

Tirmizey, Kasim


Email:

  • kasimali@yorku.ca

  • Year Entered: 2010

    Student Info

    Dissertation Title

    Geographies of Anti-Colonialism in Punjab, 1880-1940 (tentative title)

    Comprehensive Areas

    • Capitalist agriculture: a political economy and social history
    • Ideology, hegemony, and the state
    • Political economy of land enclosures

    Committees

    Anna Zalik, Anna Zalik, Raju Das, Stefan Kipfer (chair)

    Supervisory Committee

    • Stefan Kipfer (chair), Anna Zalik, Raju Das, Janam Mukherjee

    Previous Education

  • B Engineering, McGill University (2003)
  • MES, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2010)
  • Publications

    Publications

    Services & Experience

    Services & Experience

    Academic Service

    2014-2015 Hiring Committee, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    2013-2014 Organizing Committee, Historical Materialism Conference, Toronto

    2013-2014 Appeals Committee, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    2013 Anonymous Reviewer, Interface: A Journal for and about social movements

    2012-2015 Student representative, York Centre for Asian Research’s Executive Committee

    2012-2013 Board of Director, Ontario Public Interest Research Group, York University

    2012-2013 Organizing Committee, York Centre for Asian Research’s Graduate Student Conference

    2012-2013 PhD representative, Faculty of Environmental Studies Faculty Council

    2012 Committee member, GESSA Community Excellence Award Adjudicating Committee

    Teaching Experience

    COURSE DIRECTOR:

    ENVS 4161 – Social Movements, Activism and Social Change (2015)

     

    TEACHING ASSITANT:

    ENVS 2100 – Foundations of Environmental Politics (2015)

    SOSC 1732 – The Culture of Cities – Teacher Assistant (2015)

    ENVS 2150 - Environment, Technology and Sustainable Society (2013)

    ENVS 3340 - Global Environmental Politics (2013)

    ENVS 1200 - Taking Action: People and the Environment (2010-2011)

    ENVS 1000 - Perspectives in Environmental Studies (2008-2009)

    Awards

    2015-2016 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral level ($15,000)

    2014-2015 Vivien Poy Asian Research Award ($1,500)

    2014 SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement ($6,000)

    2013-2014 York Centre for Asian Research Language Training Award ($2,000)

    2011-2014 SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship ($105,000 – 3 years)

    2011-2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral level ($15,000 – Declined)

    2010-2011 York Graduate Scholarship ($3,000)

    2008-2009 dian marino Award

    2000 NSERC Summer Undergraduate Research Award

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference Papers

    Between geographies of communalism and anti-colonialism in early twentieth century Punjab. International Conference of Critical Geography. Ramallah, Palestine. July, 2015.

     

    The Grain Ghadar of 1915: An inquiry into anti-imperialist resistance. Commemorating Ghadar: Radical Politics in Colonial & Post-Colonial South Asia. Lahore, Pakistan. December 7, 2014.

     

    Gramsci at the peripheries: Revisiting theories of the post-colonial state. Historical Materialism. London, England. November 7, 2013.

     

    Ecological imperialism and global land grabbing. Green Grabbing Conference. Toronto. May, 2013.

     

    Re-thinking Asian Studies (Closing plenary). (Re)Constructions: Researching and Rethinking Asia. York Centre for Asian Research International Graduate Conference. Toronto. April, 2013.

     

    Contemporary imperialism and global land grabbing. Association of American Geographers – Annual Meeting. Los Angeles. April 12, 2013.

     

    A political economy of global land grabbing. Environmental Studies Research Matters Conference. Toronto. December 4, 2012.

    Other Activity

    ACADEMIC EDITING

    2015 - 2016 Co-editor, Socialist Studies. Special Issue: The Ghadar Movement. Fall 2016.

    2015 - 2016 Co-editor, Interface: A Journal for and about social movements. Volume 8, Issue 1. May 2016.

    2014 - South Asian Regional Editor, Interface: A Journal for and about social movements

     

    Why FES?