EURAM 2016 GRDO SIG Plenary: Postoclonialism, power and diversity

Postoclonialism, power and diversity European Academy of Management Conference ‘Gender, Race and Diversity in Organisations’ Special Interest Group Plenary speakers Beverly Dawn Metcalfe, Jawad Syed, Hamid Kazeroony, and Harry J. Van Buren III Date: 3 June 2016 Venue: Université Paris Est Créteil The plenary offered a global perspective on postoclonialism and diversity. It highlighted andContinue reading “EURAM 2016 GRDO SIG Plenary: Postoclonialism, power and diversity”

Targeted killings in Bangladesh: Victims, culprits and countermeasures – Jawad Syed

Since 2013, Bangladesh has been repeatedly in headline news across the world due to systematic and incessant targeted killings. In the mainstream media, both in South Asia and the West, the focus has been generally on high profile murders of secular and progressive bloggers, e.g., recent worldwide broad coverage of the tragic murder of XulhazContinue reading “Targeted killings in Bangladesh: Victims, culprits and countermeasures – Jawad Syed”

Sexual Orientation Diversity and Islam

Lecture by Professor Jawad Syed at the SexGen Seminar Date: 30 October 2015 Venue: Quayside, University of Huddersfield British South Asian Issues of Gender and Sexuality foreground some of the challenges and opportunities facing British South Asians living in the UK today. These experiences are forged via the intersections of age and generation, ethnicity, faith,Continue reading “Sexual Orientation Diversity and Islam”

Oscars Diversity Row – Jawad Syed’s interview on Radio Huddersfield

Here, Prof Syed talk about the Oscars and how, for the second year in a row, all of the 20 acting nominations for the Academy Awards are for white actors. Interviewed by Nicole Reid of Music Radio Huddersfield on 16 Feb 2016. Link to the article on the University of Huddersfield web site: http://blogs.hud.ac.uk/academics/blog/2016/01/29/oscars-presenters-announced-amid-diversity-row/

Employment relations in Hong Kong

Prof Syed’s group photo with an enthusiastic and talented cohort of students of Employment Relations in Hong Kong. The module taught under the auspices of Hong Kong Management Association and the University of Huddersfield focused on contextual and global challenges of employment relations, workers’ rights and responsibilities, and diversity management in Hong Kong.