William Evans Fellow, Professor Sanjay Nepal, from the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo, Canada will discuss social capital in tourism dependent communities in a natural disaster context with lessons from the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Professor Nepal's study of indigenous Newar communities in Kathmandu provides insights on how social capital among ethnic groups like the Newar influence community responses to natural disasters.
|Date||Thursday, 23 March 2017|
|Time||4:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Department||Centre for Sustainability|
|Location||Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin|
|Contact Name||Nicki Topliss|
|Contact Phone||64 3 479 5220|