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Rural Transformations: Religion and Development

Speaker

Emma Tomalin, professor of religion and public life at the University of Leeds, and Arash Fazli, assistant professor and head of the Bahá’í Chair for Studies in Development at Devi Ahilya University, Indore

Join us for "Religion and Development," a virtual conversation with Emma Tomalin, professor of religion and public life at the University of Leeds and author of Working in Gender and Development: Faith and Development and Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism, and Arash Fazli, assistant professor and head of the Bahá'í Chair for Studies in Development at Devi Ahilya University, Indore, and co-editor of the book Reimagining Prosperity: Social and Economic Development in Post-COVID India. This event is part of the Spring 2023 Speaker Series: Rural Transformations, co-sponsored by the Duke Center for International Development and the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT). About Rural Transformations series: Some of the most promising advances in sustainable and equitable development are taking place in rural contexts, where a diversity of actors are striving to transform food systems, incorporate local knowledge, strengthen climate resilience, and widen participation in the development process. The Rural Transformations series features conversations with leading thinkers learning from the forefront of these efforts. Together, they will help us reimagine the possibilities and future of rural transformation.


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Climate & Sustainability, Religious/Spiritual, Research, Webcast