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Public Lecture: Stories from Bangladesh and India

5:30pm - 8:00pm / Wednesday 18th May 2022
Type: Lecture / Category: Department
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Stories telling how people's lives in informal settlements in Bangladesh and India are affected by the pandemic and climate emergency.

Public Lecture Series 2022: Arts, Sustainability and the Climate Crisis
School of the Arts - University of Liverpool
Stories from Bangladesh and India
Wednesday 18 May @17.30

Dr Junjie Xi (School of Architecture, University of Liverpool)
Professor Shahaduz Zaman (Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex)
Dr Priti Parikh (The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL)

In both Bangladesh and India, approximately 45% of the urban population are in informal settlements. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the dwellers living in informal settlements as many are facing difficulties for survival. This joint lecture presents the sanitation and living conditions in both Bangladesh and India related to people’s daily routines and discusses how the lives in informal settlements have been affected by the pandemic and climate emergency.
Join Dr Junjie Xi (School of Architecture, University of Liverpool), Professor Shahaduz Zaman (Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex) and Dr Priti Parikh (The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL) for an evening of stories and insight.

This is the fifth of six public lectures hosted by the School of the Arts at the University of Liverpool on the theme Arts, Sustainability and the Climate Crisis.