Profiles

 Tirmizey_Kasim

Tirmizey, Kasim

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


Program

Agrarian Political Economy, Land Enclosures, and Ideology in South Asia

Year Entered: 2010

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

Advisory Comittee

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

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

Other Activities

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