Cultures and Disasters III 28.06. – 29.06.2018

Cultures & Disasters III: Towards New Understandings of Culture and Justice in the Context of
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Interdisciplinary Conference, Institute of Geography Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
28.06. – 29.06.2018

Convenors: Fred Krüger & Alexandra Titz (FAU Erlangen) with Greg Bankoff (University of Hull), Terry Cannon (IDS, University of Sussex), Lisa Schipper (ECI, University of Oxford)

There is still a fundamental disjuncture between an acknowledgement of rights-based issues (as a major cultural aspect) and disaster proneness and prevention. The conference addresses four dimensions of cultures and disasters in the context of justice and social inclusion.

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