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Social capital in tourism dependent communities in a natural disaster context

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
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Open Seminar
CampusDunedin
DepartmentCentre for Sustainability
LocationCentre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
CostFree
Contact NameNicki Topliss
Contact Phone64 3 479 5220
Contact Emailnicki.topliss@otago.ac.nz

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