College of Humanities

Mr Viloshin Govender and Dr Claudia Loggia seen with their research poster at the World Social Science Forum.
Mr Viloshin Govender and Dr Claudia Loggia seen with their research poster at the World Social Science Forum.

Humanities Academics present research at 2018 World Social Science Forum

Academics from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies Dr Claudia Loggia and Mr Viloshin Govender recently presented a poster and a paper titled Co-producing spatial maps for risk management and disaster response in informal settlements in South Africa, at the World Social Science Forum held in Fukuoka, Japan.

The International Forum promoted multidisciplinary discussions and exchanges of ideas and research findings on the theme: ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. The two academics, who are part of the ISUlabantu team, presented their work during a session that looked at involving communities in disaster response.

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