Building Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia: Case Studies from Cambodia and Thailand

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Tuesday, November 1, 20164:00PM - 6:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
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Description

How can Southeast Asian cities build resilience of the most vulnerable to climate change? The Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership (UCRSEA) helps address this challenge by researching how to make urban climate governance more inclusive & equitable. We invite you to join an afternoon of presentations from four graduate students who will share their findings from recent fieldwork in the region.

Presenters:

Dual challenges of migration & climate change: Experiences of Myanmar labour migrants in Phuket, Thailand
Angelica de Jesus, PhD student, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Leaving the coast: the interplay of wellbeing and resilience for coastal fishing communities in Cambodia
Furqan Asif, PhD student, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

Deconstructing Perceptions of Vulnerability and Risk in Khon Kaen’s Informal Spaces
Nathan Stewart, MA student, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Role of Public Partcipation in Sustainable Development: Building Light Rail Transit in Khon Kaen
Anshul Bhatnagar, MA student, Sustainability Management Program, University of Toronto

Chair: Amrita Daniere, Co‐Director, UCRSEA; Vice‐Principal, Academic and Dean at University of Toronto Mississauga

The event is presented as part of UCRSEA at the Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, and funded by
the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact

Rachel Ostep
416-946-8996


Speakers

Angelica de Jesus
Panelist
PhD student, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Furqan Asif
Panelist
PhD student, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

Nathan Stewart
Panelist
MA student, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Anshul Bhatnagar
Panelist
MA student, Sustainability Management Program, University of Toronto

Amrita Daniere
Chair
Co‐Director, UCRSEA; Vice‐Principal, Academic and Dean at University of Toronto Mississauga


Sponsors

Urban Climate Resilience Partnership in Southeast Asia (UCRSEA)

Co-Sponsors

Asian Institute


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