International Scientific Committee

The International Scientific Committee (ISC)

At present, the ISC is an entity established under Mauritian Government with members delegated by countries involved in the indentured experience. As such, the ISC is an inter-governmental committee.

Composition of the Committee (2021)

Suriname

Dr Maurits Hassankhan, President, International Scientific Committee

Historian, Senior Lecturer, Anton de Kom University,
Faculty of Humanities and IGSR

Mauritius

Dr Vijayalakshmi Teelock, G.O.S.K.,

Vice-President, Indentured Labour Route Project

Indian Ocean Region

Reunion

Mme Catherine Chane-Kune

Directrice de la Culture et du Sport, Department of La Reunion

 

Dr Michèle Marimoutou

Historienne et Professeure d’Histoire-Géographie à la Réunion
Chairperson of the Scientific Committee of Indentured Labour of La Reunion

UNESCO

Hubert Gijzen (Prof.)

Director, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi

South Africa

Dr Goolam Vahed

Professor, Department of Historical Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

 

Prof Nalini Moodley

Assistant Dean and Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of the Arts, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria

India

Dr Ashutosh Kumar

Associate Professor

Chairman of the Centre for Alternative Studies in Social Sciences-New Delhi

 

Dr Amit Mishra

Associate Professor

Pacific Region

Australia

Professor Brij LAL

Emeritus Professor, the Australian National University

Malaysia

Mr. Muhamad Mansur Bin Ahmad Kusosi

Curator, Archeology Division, Department of National Heritage

New Zealand

Dr Farzana Gounder Deputy Head of School (Research), IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
Adjunct Professor, The University of Fiji, JDP School of Law.

Fiji

Dr Ganeshwar Chand

Vice-Chancellor, Solomon Islands National University and Chairman, Global Girmit Institute

 

Mr. Collin Sowani Yabaki

Director Heritage and Arts

 

Professor (Ms.) Shaista Shameem

Acting Vice Chancellor
Dean, Coordinator, International and Regional Relations and Diplomacy Programme
JDP School of Law, University of Fiji

Atlantic & Caribbean Region

Trinidad & Tobago

Dr Radica Mahase

Senior Lecturer, History

Guadeloupe

Dr Minakshi Carien

Docteur en Science de l’Art : Théorie, Praxis et Esthétique,
Université d’Artois

Guyana

Dr. Lomarsh Roopnarine

Professor of Caribbean & Latin American Studies at Jackson State University

Quebec, Canada

Dr. Nalini Mohabir

Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University

Guyana

Ravindra Dev

US attorney of law, member of the NY bar (JD), an ex-MP in Guyana

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