July 19, 2023 — In the final installment of the four-part series Lands, Borders, and People, an expert panel analyzes how language and vocabulary in media and mass communication portray refugee situations from or in South Asia. Participants include Preethi Nallu, global director at Report for the World; Sukhmani Khorana, associate professor at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture of UNSW Sydney; and human rights journalist Pari Saikia. Priyali Sur, founder and executive director of The Azadi Project, moderated the discussion. (47 min., 31 sec.)
Lands, Borders, and People series aims to delve into a significant contemporary issue that impacts nations and communities globally: migration, displacement, and refugees. In each session, a panel of experts will examine various aspects of this topic, focusing on the legal, social, economic, and cultural dynamics specific to South Asia.