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Seminar on Researching Transgender Subjectivities in Contemporary Sri Lanka

Free

The speaker will discuss her Ph.D. thesis which was a study of contemporary Sri Lankan transgender communities and their identity negotiation. Challenging the conventional dichotomies of private-public, everyday-spectacular, this study explores how transgender communities manoeuvre through the conventional and discriminative systems and craft political spaces in their everyday lives, and how these stories have remained […]

At 3:00 PM
Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Webinar: Operationalizing community-led housing practice in cities of the global south

Free

Abstract: In developing countries, cities experience rapid urbanisation with increasing informality resulting in the urban poor having to live in slums and shanties subject to eviction. Abating the issue, current participatory planning and collaborative actions are becoming popular. The major challenge in contemporary pro-poor housing practices is to explore the best practices of community participation. […]

At 3:00 PM
SPARC, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo