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Saturday, January 17 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Social Life of a Bus - Film Premiere and Discussion

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Buses and bus transport are important aspects of social relations in a city and therefore an important place for transforming the nature of these relations.  This film examines how policy makers in Bengaluru, India are rapidly changing the way people move from one part of the city to the other. As policy priorities favour massive infrastructure investments and influence a rapid rise in private automobility choices of individuals, they are also affecting the social and political dynamics of the city.

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Govind Gopakumar

Associate Professor, Concordia University
Govind Gopakumar is Associate Professor and Associate Chair at the Centre for Engineering in Society, Concordia University, Montreal. He received a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Gopakumar’s research centres on the socio-political aspects of urban infrastructure and the governance of infrastructure change. In addition to a book Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India published by... Read More →

Saturday January 17, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Fontaine D 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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