Guyanese Professor, Tota Mangar who is known for his expertise in Indo-Guyanese history, will be attending an international conference in New Delhi, India from February 20-22, 2023. The conference is titled “Connected Histories, Shared Present: Cross-Cultural Experiences between Latin America, the Caribbean, and India”.
Prof. Mangar will present his paper on “GUYANA- INDIA RELATIONS 1838 TO THE PRESENT TIME: THE TIES THAT BIND AND SOLIDIFY”. The conference will also have other academicians and historians attending from the Latin American and Caribbean region.
The conference is focused on the long history of interaction between India and the Latin American & Caribbean region, which has been enriched by the people-to-people connections in the areas of culture, sports, music, and cinema.
Prof. Mangar met today with the High Commissioner of India, Dr. K. J. Srinivasa, who emphasized the importance of the conference for academic and contemporary relationships between India and the Caribbean and Latin American region.
Prof. Mangar is leaving for India on February 16, 2023, and this will be his first visit to the country. He is a renowned historian in the Caribbean on Diaspora matters, with a focus on indentureship, and has published many articles on the subject.